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Re: SQL output to csv


I have not seen a mention of opencsvhttp://opencsv.sourceforge.net/ yet, so here is a plug for that jar. Read the table using jdbc and pass the resultset to opencsv for an RFC compliant CSV file. Wonderful wonderful lifesaver.


On Dec 4, 2013, at 2:19 PM, Peter Dow <petercdow@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Hi Pete,

I like Giuseppe Costagliola's utilities: SQL2CSV, SQL2XML
(http://www.mcpressonline.com/sql/techtip-sql2csv-and-sql2xml.html) and

They're free and simple to use, e.g.

SQL2CSV SQLSTMT('select * from myFile') TOCSV('/home/test/output.csv')

*Peter Dow* /
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On 12/4/2013 5:44 AM, Pete Helgren wrote:
I need to extract data from a few tables and create a csv file. I
sorted out the SQL to select the data but the only way I can think of
getting csv output is to create a table and then use an insert statement
to write the data into the table and then use cpytoimpf to create the
csv. Making things more interesting is that the source files are

Any shortcuts here? I can override the files used as input and wrap the
whole thing in a CL command but if someone knows of a better way, I am
all ears. Running IBM i 7.1 if it makes a difference.

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