Business data is usually stored in relational databases, where it persists for use by enterprise applications. Applications use SQL, typically embedded within a programming language, to store and retrieve the data.
Customers have a wealth of data in their databases and publishing it to different devices is often fraught with many challenges. OData tries to remove much of the complexity of communicating with the database
The topic for the IDUG Content Committee for February 2018 is “RESTful”. in this short article we’ll say a little about what REST is and how it has been possible to provide RESTful support for data in Db2 long before the product had functionality built in.