Searching strings in SQL with LOCATE_IN_STRING

I’ve been somewhat remiss in maintaining this blog over the past few months, but the LOCATE_IN_STRING scalar function really is worth mentioning. The LOCATE_IN_STRING function returns the starting position of a string (called the search-string) within another string (called the source-string). If the search-string is not found and neither argument Read more…

30 years of The System

On June 21st 1988, IBM launched the AS/400. This was replaced in 2001 by the iSeries which, in turn, was followed by the IBM i on Power. For 30 years, IBM have managed to deliver a robust platform that delivers exceptional security and a business resilience that you can rely Read more…