This section describes how you can connect DB2 with Exasol and then load data. To view details about data type mappings or to migrate data, see the DB2 to Exasol migration script in our GitHub repository.
Download the compatible JDBC driver from the IBM Support page.
Add JDBC Driver
To add a JDBC driver, you must create a configuration file called
settings.cfg. Use the below settings to create the file, replacing the JAR entry with the name of the jar file you downloaded:
Depending on the driver version, you may need to set
NOSECURITY=YES to bypass restrictions that may otherwise prevent the driver from functioning properly.
Follow the procedure described in Add JDBC Drivers to upload the
settings.cfg configuration file and the JDBC driver jar file(s).
Run the following statement to create a connection.
CREATE OR REPLACE CONNECTION JDBC_DB2
IDENTIFIED BY 'exasol123';
Run the following statement to test the connection.
select * from
import from JDBC at JDBC_DB2
statement 'select ''Connection works'' from SYSIBM.SYSDUMMY1'