Solved

Issue with comparing data between a DB2 server and an oracle server

Posted on 2011-03-18
5
360 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-11
Hello,

I am comparing data between a DB2 server and an oracle server.

I'm doing this on a SQl server using 2 linked servers.

I'm joining a table on each side and return any rows where some data is different with what column is different.

This is working well for most tables I have worked with so far but one.

this last comparison shows me differences in one of the fields, however when I query each system individually, there's no data... I have converted the value to an ASCII decinal value and both come back with a value of 0... Why would SQL server show these as different?

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:Ludwig_d
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 37

Expert Comment

by:momi_sabag
ID: 35169423
is this the only table that has no data? or do other tables with no data work well?
0
 

Author Comment

by:Ludwig_d
ID: 35173677
hi,

other tables with no data are fine.
0
 
LVL 37

Expert Comment

by:momi_sabag
ID: 35189520
does this table has a column with a data type that does not appear on other tables that work fine?
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
Ludwig_d earned 0 total points
ID: 35217461
I found the solution, I had to hex() this column on the DB2 side and then ascii() the oracle side and both sides matched fine.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Ludwig_d
ID: 35252784
found my own solutuion
0

Featured Post

[Webinar] Disaster Recovery and Cloud Management

Learn from Unigma and CloudBerry industry veterans which providers are best for certain use cases and how to lower cloud costs, how to grow your Managed Services practice in IaaS clouds, and how to utilize public cloud for Disaster Recovery

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Excel conversion issue with Sql server 14 50
Get the parent node - XMLTYPE 9 56
SQL compatability in SQL 2016 2 31
Create table from select - oracle 6 24
Background In several of the companies I have worked for, I noticed that corporate reporting is off loaded from the production database and done mainly on a clone database which needs to be kept up to date daily by various means, be it a logical…
Use this article to create a batch file to backup a Microsoft SQL Server database to a Windows folder.  The folder can be on the local hard drive or on a network share.  This batch file will query the SQL server to get the current date & time and wi…
Via a live example show how to connect to RMAN, make basic configuration settings changes and then take a backup of a demo database
This video explains what a user managed backup is and shows how to take one, providing a couple of simple example scripts.

920 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

16 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now