I know I am repeating David Wright, but you should consider using VA-RPG
instead of VB.

VA-RPG can access DB/2 files, ODBC files and PC files all in one program.
It doesn't *seem* to read the DB/2 files using ODBC, but it may behind the
scenes.  It seems to be fairly quick.

VA-RPG is my first choice for getting AS/400 DB2 data to a PC, or ODBC data
on a PC into the AS/400.  I have written a series of VA-RPG programs that
get an exported PC Btrieve file, import it to an AS/400 DB2 file, then an
AS/400 program that does some manipulation, then a VA-RPG file that imports
from another DB2 file into an Access database.

Yes, VB is faster to write code in than VA-RPG, but in this case VA-RPG has
the tools you are looking for.

Regards,

Jim Langston

-----Original Message-----
From: Neil Thursby [mailto:neil.thursby@fone-logistics.co.uk]

Stuart / Dan,
Many thanks for the information.  What I'm trying to do is access single
AS/400 records in real-time.  Essentially a stock inquiry program
written in Vb.  ODBC won't perform in that circumstance so I'm trying to
find a technique that will.  Has anyone done this for real?

Thanks again,

Neil.


As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases.

This thread ...


Follow On AppleNews
Return to Archive home page | Return to MIDRANGE.COM home page

This mailing list archive is Copyright 1997-2021 by midrange.com and David Gibbs as a compilation work. Use of the archive is restricted to research of a business or technical nature. Any other uses are prohibited. Full details are available on our policy page. If you have questions about this, please contact [javascript protected email address].

Operating expenses for this site are earned using the Amazon Associate program and Google Adsense.