Portal | Manuals | References | Downloads | Info | Programs | JCLs | Mainframe wiki | Quick Ref
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index
 
Register
 
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index Mainframe: Search IBM Mainframe Forum: FAQ Memberlist Profile Log in to check your private messages Log in
 
Removing junk characers from records in a DB2 table

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> DB2
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Author Message
maxsubrat

New User


Joined: 27 Feb 2008
Posts: 82
Location: india

PostPosted: Mon Sep 16, 2013 2:57 pm    Post subject: Removing junk characers from records in a DB2 table
Reply with quote

I have few junk records in a DB2 table.
one field, Emp No has 14 characters size.
This field has few records(almost 100 records) in that table which are junk records. The junk records are like: MSKU1851295ááá, MRKU7998390 á.

So I want to remove these junk characters from these records.
I can able to fetch these records thru a SQL query. But my intention is to remove these junk characters from these records. After changes, these above records should be: MSKU1851295, MRKU7998390.
How to do this in a better way?
Thanks in advance
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message

gylbharat

Active Member


Joined: 31 Jul 2009
Posts: 565
Location: Bangalore

PostPosted: Mon Sep 16, 2013 5:33 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

If the junk character is same.

you can use replace or translate function.

Code:
 select 'MSKU1851295ááá' , replace('MSKU1851295ááá','á', '') , translate('MSKU1851295ááá','', 'á')
 from sysibm.sysdummy1;
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> DB2 All times are GMT + 6 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 

Search our Forum:

Similar Topics
Topic Author Forum Replies Posted
No new posts Update table without cursor Ron Klop DB2 3 Wed Oct 11, 2017 1:06 pm
No new posts Table(Unicode(Graphic) table) loading... muralikrishnan_new DB2 0 Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:10 pm
No new posts sort records based on length exceeds ... maxsubrat DFSORT/ICETOOL 7 Wed Oct 04, 2017 4:48 pm
No new posts Addition of two records on 2 fields amar143 SYNCSORT 8 Tue Oct 03, 2017 11:14 am
No new posts Insert a Row_number into table useit DB2 2 Tue Sep 19, 2017 1:07 pm

Facebook
Back to Top
 
Job Vacancies | Forum Rules | Bookmarks | Subscriptions | FAQ | Polls | Contact Us