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Efficient Schema Evolution for structured data types

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000032223D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Oct-26
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Oct-26

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

In DB2 UDB v7.1, it is possible to create tables with columns that are of a structured type. Data in these columns are stored using an efficient embedded storage mechanism coupled with runtime codes that can process the storage format.