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What is pre-compile process for DB2?

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I have no idea. I am not DB2 resource!

Interview Candidate on Apr 13, 2013

The correct answer is "It depends." For interpreted languages like REXX, there is no pre-compile because all SQL is dynamic. For compiled languages, it depends on whether you're using the SQL language through EXEC-SQL, in which case it builds a call library that links at runtime. If you're doing everything by accessing DB2 by passing the SQL in a direct CALL statement, there is also no pre-compile because it's dynamic.

Paul Robinson on Oct 7, 2013

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