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How cani get the (row)number of the last inserted row?

e.g. in MySQL: SELECT DISTINCT last_insert_id() from tableName;
in Sybase: select @@identity

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The DB2 equivalent is the IDENTITY_VAL_LOCAL() function.

" ...was first available in FixPak 3 of Version 7.1.
The IDENTITY_VAL_LOCAL function is a non-deterministic function that returns the most recently assigned value for an identity column, where the |assignment occurred as a result of a single row INSERT statement using a VALUES clause. The function has no input parameters."

For more detail, see the DB2 release notes.
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