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SQL: no data found with like %

 
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nidhimishra_8

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 2:09 pm    Post subject: SQL: no data found with like %
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I am running the following SQL query

SELECT DISTINCT ABC FROM
S#MNO.Table1
WHERE
ABC LIKE '%XYZ'

And no data is extracted.
But when i am running

SELECT DISTINCT ABC FROM
S#MNO.Table1

and serach XYZ in it, i find many entries.
I dont know what the problem is, the query is correct only. icon_sad.gif
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ashimer

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 2:57 pm    Post subject:
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Your first query is for findind all ABC which ends with XYZ .... if you have entries in table please use RTRIM(ABC) like '%XYZ' because spaces might be there after XYZ .... if not check whether your entries in your second query actually ends with XYZ ...
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Amsar

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 3:00 pm    Post subject:
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Nidhi,

In query

Quote:
SELECT DISTINCT ABC FROM
S#MNO.Table1
WHERE
ABC LIKE '%XYZ'


Make sure that string 'XYZ' in the table is in uppercase format ,
If its is in lowercase format in table your query will not fetch any values.

Regards,
Amsar
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vishalbshah

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 9:53 pm    Post subject:
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Hi Ashimer,

By chance do you know whether using RTRIM would stop DB2 from using the column as index if that is available for that colum?
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dbzTHEdinosauer

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 10:07 pm    Post subject:
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vishalbshah,

why would you ask someone,
that last posted to this thread 3 years ago,
(who incidentally has not posted a message in over a year)
who provided the incorrect answer to the question in this thread

a question,
that is being answered by GuyC in your other thread.

Personnally, if I had to ask someone other than GuyC a db2 question,
I would only ask someone like Craig Mullins
(who probably would not respond anyway to such a basic question as yours).
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