Almost all of the recent enhancements to DB2 are available only to DB2 objects that are defined with SQL. Not surprisingly, an increasing number of IBM i development teams are converting database objects from DDS to SQL to get access to these SQL-only features, including the identity column attribute, the XML data type, and row change timestamp support. One tool that helps automate the conversion of DB2 objects from DDS to SQL is the IBM i Navigator Generate SQL utility. Technology Refresh 7 ...

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