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JDBC issues with DECFLOAT columns in DB2

asked 2017-09-21 13:45:22 -0500

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updated 2017-09-21 15:55:11 -0500

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I'm getting this error:

com.streamsets.pipeline.api.StageException: JDBC_37 - Unsupported type 1111 for column PRICE

when I try and use the JDBC consumer on a DB2 database and include a column of datatype DECFLOAT. Trying the same from sqlline with the same JDBC driver/server I don't have any issues. I'm not sure what would be different about the way StreamSets submits/receives the query to generate this error. Any ideas?

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answered 2017-09-21 15:52:40 -0500

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DECFLOAT is a proprietary DB2 datatype and thus not part of the standard set of JDBC datatypes. You may be able to resolve the problem by writing a query to CAST the DECFLOAT into a standard JDBC datatype, such as DECIMAL. If this doesn't work, please create an issue. I know we recently implemented a fix for a similar problem with Oracle's TIMESTAMP WITH TIMEZONE datatype.

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Thanks, I was able to cast the decfloat into a double. The downside is now I have to write a full query instead of a select * but it does work.

mstang gravatar imagemstang ( 2017-09-21 21:25:48 -0500 )edit
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