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Status Future consideration
Workspace Db2 for z/OS
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 8, 2014

I would like to create a "non-inline" SQL function that delivers a result set in DB2 for Z.

I would like to create a "non-inline" SQL function that delivers a result set in DB2 for Z.

At the current time, this type of SQL function can be created on a DB2/LUW platform but the DB2/Z platform lacks this function. I look in the DB2/LUW manual found at
http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/db2luw/v9r7/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.
ibm.db2.luw.apdv.sqlpl.doc%2Fdoc%2Ft0053768.html

I see a good example of the use of this type of function. I will put another example in my use case. Basically, on DB2 for Z, if I have a result set delivered out of a function, I have to code it in a non-SQL language and deliver it as a external function. I would like to deliver this as a SQL function instead. These run more efficiently and also are easier to code and deliver.