EDI projects require a wide variety of specialized knowledge. In our glossary, we provide answers to most of the terms you may encounter in your EDI project.
What is DB2?
DB2 is a relational database management system (RDMS) from IBM. It provides organisations of various sizes with a data platform for transactions, analytical operations and for continuous availability of data. DB2 is thus designed to store, analyse and retrieve data efficiently. The DB2 product is enhanced by support for object-oriented functions and non-relational structures with XML.
DB2 for IBM i
The DB2 for i database provides numerous functions and features such as triggers, stored procedures and dynamic bitmap indexing that are suitable for a variety of application types. These applications range from traditional host-based applications to client/server solutions and business intelligence applications.
*DB2MAPS: makes it possible to transfer the data into an individual structure or formatting of an Excel or SML file during export. In addition to the visual appearance, numeric or character fields (e.g. date, time, currency) can also be individually defined and formatted.