Data Web Services on DB2 for z/OS, Part 2, Integrate z/OS data sets using user-defined functions
Transform files to information
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Date archived: January 12, 2017 | First published: July 09, 2009
Learn by example how to create an external user-defined function (UDF) on DB2® for z/OS® that can read z/OS Unix® System Services (USS) files and z/OS data sets. You can then use existing SQL built-in functions and your own UDFs to perform data manipulation on the information stored in the data sets and files. You can also expose these "file-reading" SQL statements as IBM Data Web Services, which results in the data sets and files being available to Web service operations.
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