DB2.Database is a Power Query M function that returns a table of SQL tables and views available in a Db2 database on a server in a specific database instance. The function returns a table with various options for customizing the query and connection parameters.
Compatible with: Power BI Service Power BI Desktop Excel Microsoft 365
server as text,
database as text,
optional options as nullable record,
) as table
Returns a table of SQL tables and views available in a Db2 database on server
server in the database instance named
database. The port may be optionally specified with the server, separated by a colon. An optional record parameter,
options, may be specified to control the following options:
CreateNavigationProperties: A logical (true/false) that sets whether to generate navigation properties on the returned values (default is true).
NavigationPropertyNameGenerator: A function that is used for the creation of names for navigation properties.
Query: A native SQL query used to retrieve data. If the query produces multiple result sets, only the first will be returned.
CommandTimeout: A duration that controls how long the server-side query is allowed to run before it is canceled. The default value is ten minutes.
ConnectionTimeout: A duration that controls how long to wait before abandoning an attempt to make a connection to the server. The default value is driver-dependent.
HierarchicalNavigation: A logical (true/false) that sets whether to view the tables grouped by their schema names (default is false).
Implementation: Specifies the internal database provider implementation to use. Valid values are: "IBM" and "Microsoft".
BinaryCodePage: A number for the CCSID (Coded Character Set Identifier) to decode Db2 FOR BIT binary data into character strings. Applies to Implementation = "Microsoft". Set 0 to disable conversion (default). Set 1 to convert based on database encoding. Set other CCSID number to convert to application encoding.
PackageCollection: Specifies a string value for package collection (default is "NULLID") to enable use of shared packages required to process SQL statements. Applies to Implementation = "Microsoft".
UseDb2ConnectGateway: Specifies whether the connection is being made through a Db2 Connect gateway. Applies to Implementation = "Microsoft".