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  1. Preface
  2. Introduction to Test Data Management
  3. Test Data Manager
  4. Projects
  5. Policies
  6. Data Discovery
  7. Creating a Data Subset
  8. Performing a Data Masking Operation
  9. Data Masking Techniques and Parameters
  10. Data Generation
  11. Data Generation Techniques and Parameters
  12. Working with Test Data Warehouse
  13. Analyzing Test Data with Data Coverage
  14. Plans and Workflows
  15. Monitor
  16. Reports
  17. ilmcmd
  18. tdwcmd
  19. tdwquery
  20. Appendix A: Data Type Reference
  21. Appendix B: Data Type Reference for Test Data Warehouse
  22. Appendix C: Data Type Reference for Hadoop
  23. Appendix D: Glossary

DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows

DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows

The following table describes the operations that you can perform on data types in DB2 database for Linux, UNIX, and Windows operating systems:
Data Types
Data Movement
Entity Criteria
Data Masking
Data Generation
Data Discovery
Comments
Bigint
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Blob (N)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
You can perform nullification masking.
Use dictionary generation rule to generate data.
Char for bit data
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Char varying (Length)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
To run a profile, you must keep the field length less than or equal to 255.
Character (N)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Clob (N)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
You can perform nullification masking.
Date
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Dbclob (N)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
You can perform nullification masking.
Dec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Decfloat (16)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Decfloat (34)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Decimal
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
You cannot run entity profiles.
Double Precision
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
You cannot run entity profiles.
Float
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
You can enter a precision value up to 28.
You cannot run entity profiles.
Graphic (N)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Integer
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Long Varchar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
In a sequence generation rule, you cannot choose to start the sequence from the last output value.
Long Vargraphic
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
In a sequence generation rule, you cannot choose to start the sequence from the last output value.
Num
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Numeric
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Real
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
You cannot run entity profiles.
Smallint
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Time
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Timestamp
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Varchar for Bit Data
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Varchar (N)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
To run a profile, you must keep the field length less than or equal to 255.
Vargraphic (N)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
XML
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
You can enter the following entity criteria: Is Null and Is Not Null.
Use dictionary generation rule to generate data.