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Volume 14, Number 25 -- November 12, 2014
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TR8 DB2 For i Enhancements, Part 1
by Michael Sansoterra

IBM i 7.1 Technology refresh 8 was released on June 6, 2014, and it has another group of small database enhancements worth reviewing. IBM i 7.2 users will find that they already have these features. This tip assumes that you have IBM i 7.2 or IBM i 7.1 with Database Group PTF Level 29 or higher installed. READ MORE >

SQL Functions You Didn't Know You Had, Part 2
by Ted Holt

In SQL Functions You Didn't Know You Had, Part 1, I showed you how to make an SQL function that runs a subprocedure in a service program. What I showed you is fine up to a point, but it's not the entire story. READ MORE >



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Flip This Job Number: Adjusting The Job Queue Control Utility For Job Number Resets
Hey, Joe:

I just read your article on creating a skeleton program for controlling IBM i job queues creating a skeleton program for controlling IBM i job queues. In your job queue physical file (WRKJOBQPF) that contains the list of jobs inside a specific job queue, you keyed that file by the six-digit job number of each job in queue. I think that's a bad idea. Here's why. . . READ MORE >


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TABLE OF CONTENTS
TR8 DB2 For i Enhancements, Part 1

SQL Functions You Didn't Know You Had, Part 2

Flip This Job Number: Adjusting The Job Queue Control Utility For Job Number Resets

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