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May 5, 2010 | Volume 9 Issue 9

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS

TOP STORY: Create ASCII Text Files Using DB2 in Qshell
FEATURED ARTICLE: Exporting by Interfaces: Decoupling Service Programs and Service Consumer Applications
NEWS HIGHLIGHT: Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index Rises
FORUM: Will V7 Functionality Be Backward-Compatible to V6?
MC STORE: Top 10 Best-Selling Titles for April 2010
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Feature Article - Programming
 
Create ASCII Text Files Using DB2 in Qshell

Pipe iconv into your Qshell command to create ASCII instead of EBCDIC.

tom_snyderWritten by Tom Snyder

In my previous article, "Using DB2 with Sed, Tail, Pipes, and Redirection from Within Qshell," we used SQL to export files directly to text files on the IFS. These files were created in EBCDIC. A reader stated to me that he could view the results in cat, but when he dragged them across the network, they were unreadable and asked if it was because it was EBCDIC. The answer is yes, the results are in EBCDIC, but we can change that.


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Feature Article - Programming
 
Exporting by Interfaces: Decoupling Service Programs and Service Consumer Applications

With this technique, programs bound to a service program can detect the version of the service program and select procedures exported by a specific version for use at run time.

junlei_liWritten by Junlei Li

An i5/OS service program is one type of MI program object whose MI object type code is hex 02 and subtype code is hex 03. In IBM's MI documentation, a SRVPGM is referred to as a bound service program. The word "bound" means an ILE program (non-bound means an OPM program). From the MI point of view, service programs share most attributes with those of their cousins, the bound program objects, except for a few differences.


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