Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Perform the Impossible: Update a Multi-Table View using INSTEAD OF Triggers on Iseries

On the iSeries, limited support for INSTEAD OF triggers was delivered by PTF SI16101 for i5/OS V5R3 systems. Unfortunately, data manipulation against multi-table views involving Joins or Unions was not yet supported, limiting their usefulness to single table views. This limitation has been lifted in V5R4.
The examples shown in this story were originally developed on DB2 UDB for Windows V8.2.1 and required very little modification to run on the iSeries. It's good to see the iSeries continue to receive the enhancements that other versions of DB2 have

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