Also, apparently that is what the DB2 Connect, from IBM, software will do
also.  IT will let you do queries across multiple DB2 databases.

Adam Lang
Systems Engineer
Rutgers Casualty Insurance Company
----- Original Message -----
From: "MCPARTLAND, Stan" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, January 04, 2002 5:49 PM
Subject: RE: Queries between systems

> I have not found a way using IBM OS/400 tools to join files across
> What I've observed is that you can only connect to one database at a time.
> You can join files across systems with Microsoft Access and ODBC.  Just
> create a database that has links to the tables on the appropriate systems
> and then create a join within Access.  Since the data is transferred to
> desktop for Access to perform the join, you would not want to do this over
> large tables.  Due to the performance and some quirks within Access, I
> the files I need to a single AS/400 via ftp or DDM and cpyf then perform
> join there.  DB2 UDB for Windows might be able to do the join with a
> distributed database, but I haven't had the time to experiment with it.
> Regards,
> Stan

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