The note about SEQUEL was just a side note. In SEQUEL I couldn't get "FETCH
first 1 rows only" to work. I am not sure I would have access to set the
server. Our access to prod system is extremely limited.

Actually, I need help even to do it in normal sql, as I am a novice in sql.
I can try it on the DEV server and then figure out how to do it on

On Thu, Jan 16, 2020 at 7:36 PM Vernon Hamberg <vhamberg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Vinay - about SEQUEL - you can set it to use *LOCALSYS as the server and
use standard IBM i syntax.

What have you tried already?


On 1/16/2020 5:19 PM, Vinay Gavankar wrote:

I need some help with SQL.

I have 2 Tables TABA & TABB which have a common field, say FLD1

TABA is unique on FLD1. TABB has millions of records for one value of
TABB is a partitioned file with billions of records.

TABB also has FLD2 for Status and FLD3 for date (field type is decimal).

I want to select all records in TABA where there is at least one record
TABB with matching FLD1 and FLD2 = 'P' and FLD3 > 20190101

Can anyone please suggest sql. It is a one-time exercise.
Also, if anyone is familiar with 'SEQUEL' by HelpSystems, we are required
to use that on prod boxes, and there are subtle differences in the

TIA for the help
Vinay Gavankar

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