DBI on IBM AS/400 DB2

Martin Robertson mansionhouseprojects at googlemail.com
Tue Jan 15 15:54:55 GMT 2008

Not of direct technical help, but at times like these, I like to ask :
'What would Buffy Do?'.


On 15/01/2008, A J Trickett <adam at iredale.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> On paper it is theoretically possible to install Perl on an IBM System i
> box (aka AS400) running i5/OS (aka OS400) using some AIX shim. Apparently
> it's also possible to connect to IBM's DB2 for i5/OS using the DB2
> driver for the DBI.
> As I don't happen to have an IBM System i box to test any of this on
> does anyone know how easy this is to do? Apparently Zend makes PHP
> work on AS400 and that will be the solution a friend will use unless
> he can get a Perl based solution.
> Has anyone any experience they wish to share...?
> Thanks in advance.
> --
> Adam Trickett
> Overton, HANTS, UK
> Linux? Il y a moins bien, mais c'est plus cher.
>         -- anon

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