Consume a web service with SQL on IBM i (DB2)

Consuming web services on IBM i was never easier – but in fact, it’s nothing new, the DB2 SQL functions are available at least since Version 7.2.

With Version 7.4 TR5 and Version 7.3 TR11 IBM has released new HTTP functions, which now reside in QSYS2 and which are much faster than the HTTP functions in SYSTOOLS. So I updated this post using the new functions in QSYS2.