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Official Introduction to DB2® for z/OS®, The, 2nd Edition by Susan Graziano Sloan

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savepoint

A named entity that represents the state of data and schemas at a particular point in time within a unit of work. SQL statements exist to set a savepoint, release a savepoint, and restore data and schemas to the state that the savepoint represents. The restoration of data and schemas to a savepoint is usually referred to as rolling back to a savepoint.

SBCS

Single-byte character set.

scalar function

An SQL operation that produces a single value from another value and is expressed as a function name, followed by a list of arguments that are enclosed in parentheses. Contrast with column function.

scale

In SQL, the number of digits to the right of the decimal point (called the “precision” in the C language). The DB2 library uses the SQL ...

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