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Hey, Mike:

I'd like to use SQL Descriptors in an embedded SQL program to read column data into host variables. However, if my host variable type doesn't match exactly the parameter or column data type then I receive an SQL0076 error: DATA or INDICATOR item not correct. How can I, for example, receive the data from a CHAR(10) column from the SQL descriptor into an RPG varying-length character 20 variable, without using an explicit CAST in the SQL statement? READ MORE >

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Super Micro closes out record year, eager to cross Ivy Bridge

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