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  1. #1
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    Unhappy Unanswered: Update Cobol COMP-5 Data in SQL

    Dear all

    we have a SQL DB that contains data that was added using COBOL program , which compresses the data some how

    we need to update this data ,
    i think we must use a function that Compresses the field the same way cobol does

    if any one has any idea about this

    ill be so gratefull

  2. #2
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    SQL server doesn't deal with compressing data, may be you need third party drivers/tools to do so.
    --Satya SKJ
    Microsoft SQL Server MVP
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  3. #3
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    thanks

    do u know any kind of third party tool that can do so , or suggest a link to search in

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