DB2 for the COBOL Programmer, Part 1, Version 4.1 / Edition 2

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This classic book has been a staple on computer bookshelves since 1991 because it teaches DB2 from the programmer's point of view. Now it's newly revised and reorganized for even more effective training.
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New edition of a reference that presents DB2 from the programmer's point of view. It teaches how to develop programs that access, add, delete, or update the data in one or more DB2 tables and then expands on these basic skills to cover data protection considerations (such as error handling and locking techniques); how to manipulate DB2 data using column and scalar functions and subqueries; how to handle the complications caused by variable-length data and null values in DB2 tables; and finally, how to develop programs interactively (using DB21) or in batch, including how to test and debug programs using SPUFI and QMF to create test data. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781890774028
  • Publisher: Murach, Mike & Associates, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/28/1999
  • Series: DB2 for the COBOL Programmer Ser.
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 431
  • Sales rank: 991,926
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.06 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to DB2 and embedded SQL
Chapter 2: How to retrieve DB2 data from a single table
Chapter 3: How to modify DB2 tables
Chapter 4: How to use unions and joins
Section 2: Other programming essentials
Chapter 5: How to use advanced selection conditions
Chapter 6: How to use column functions
Chapter 7: How to use the data manipulation features
Chapter 8: How to use variable length data and nulls
Chapter 9: How to use subqueries
Chapter 10: How to use the features for error processing
Chapter 11: How to maximize locking efficiency
Section 3: Program development skills
Chapter 12: How to use DB2I to prepare and run programs
Chapter 13: How to develop programs outside DB2I
Chapter 14: How to use SPUFI
Chapter 15: How to use QMF to update tables
Appendix A: Source code generated by the DB2 compiler
Appendix B: SQLCODE and SQLSTATE values
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 8, 2001

    A Professional Guide to DB2

    DB2 for the COBOL programmer is packed with useful information and explained in such a way that the information leaps off the page. Murach has done it again ¿ this is another grand-slam winner.

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