Do you know of any resources that might help inform me on the retrieval of BLOB with 3.51 Enterprise COBOL?
You should also consider downloading another useful redbook titled LOBs with DB2 for z/OS: Stronger and Faster (SG24-7270). This redbook offers a revised description of the DB2 functions for LOB support as well as useful information about how to design and implement LOBs. In this one, you can find additional examples of their use, programming considerations and the enhanced processes used for their administration and maintenance.
Together, these two redbooks should provide you with the ammunition you need to create and support Binary Large Objects in DB2.
If you are not familiar with redbooks, they are supplementary manuals provided by IBM for free over the web in Adobe PDF format. You can download them from www.redbooks.ibm.com.
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