Db/2 – PowerShell – Lab Exercises – 01


Wanted to start placing together sample Lab Exercises for working with Db/2 and PowerShell.


Please make sure you have IBM’s Data Server Provider for .NET installed.



#set provider invariant name
$dbProviderInvariantName = "IBM.Data.DB2";

#Get Database Provider Factory
$factory = [System.Data.Common.DbProviderFactories]::GetFactory($dbProviderInvariantName);

#Initialize Database ConnectionString
$cstrbld = $factory.CreateConnectionStringBuilder();

#Set Database ConnectionString
$cstrbld.Database = "WIDEWRLD"
$cstrbld.UserID = "dadeniji"
$cstrbld.Password = "pass2"
$cstrbld.Server = "localhost:50000"

#Initialize Database Connection Object
$dbconn = $factory.CreateConnection()

#Set Database Connection Object ConnectionString
$dbconn.ConnectionString = $cstrbld.ConnectionString

# Open Database Connection

# Create Database Command Object
$dbcmd = $factory.CreateCommand();

# Set Database Command Connection Property to DB Connection
$dbcmd.Connection = $dbconn

$sql = @"
			  tbl.CATALOG_PARTITION_NAME AS partition
			, tbl.DB_NAME AS db
			, tbl.SERVER_PLATFORM AS platform

					, 0
			) AS tbl

$dbcmd.CommandText = $sql;

#set Command Type Text
$dbcmd.CommandType = [System.Data.CommandType]::Text

# Create Data Adapter
$dataAdapter = $factory.CreateDataAdapter()

# Set Data Adapter :- Select Command
$dataAdapter.SelectCommand = $dbcmd

# Create Dataset Object
$dataSet = New-Object System.Data.DataSet

# Fill Data Adapter with Dataset Object

# Set Data Table
$dataTable = $dataSet.Tables[0];

# Show Data Table as Grid
$dataTable | Out-GridView;

# Close Database Connection

$HOST.UI.RawUI.ReadKey("NoEcho,IncludeKeyDown") | OUT-NULL;



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