These HTTP services are used to make HTTP requests that use web services. These functions allow the
SQL programmer to use Representational State Transfer (RESTful) via SQL, including Embedded SQL. The
services provide the same capabilities as the SYSTOOLS HTTP functions without the overhead of creating
The services uses the HTTP transport APIs that is part of the Integrated Web Services (IWS) client for ILE support.
Additional benefits of the QSYS2 HTTP functions are HTTP authentication, proxy support, configurable
redirection attempts, and configurable SSL options.
Links to relevant documentation:
-- Use HTTP_POST to ask IBM Watson to translate text from English --> Spanish
-- Use HTTP_GET to find a list of JSON feeds that are public and free to use
08 September 2021