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DB2 BLU still doesn't support LOB related data types. Some existing databases in DB2 or other RDBMS, such as Oracle, need to be migrated to DB2 BLU and contain some tables with LOB data types. Without LOB data types support for DB2 BLU, they have to split the table into two tables in which one is still row-organized to contain LOB data types to work the limitation around and will probably cause performance degradation.
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