• Subject: Re: DB2 UDB or not DB2 UDB
  • From: "R. Bruce Hoffman, Jr." <rbruceh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2001 08:40:19 -0500

-----Original Message-----
From: Jon.Paris@hal.it <Jon.Paris@hal.it>
To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2001 1:08 PM
Subject: DB2 UDB or not DB2 UDB

>Unless it has changed recently the DB2 for MVS is done in Santa Teresa
>(just outside San Jose, CA).  There is some database work done in Toronto
>for the mainframes but not the DB2 stuff as far as I know.

Yup, still ST.

>They are working to change things, but we (well perhaps not you Bruce
><grin>) are part of the problem.  All the time we insist that DB2 databases
>be able to be read as flat files we are effectively preventing them from
>adopting the Toronto UDB code even if Rochester wanted to.

The reluctance of RPG coders to accept SQL as their interface is well
documented even in these archives.....

R. Bruce Hoffman, Jr.
 -- IBM Certified Specialist - AS/400 Administrator
 -- IBM Certified Specialist - RPG IV Developer

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  to purchase a little temporary Safety,
  deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."

     - The Papers of Ben Franklin

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