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Quick Beginnings for DB2 Extended Enterprise Edition for UNIX

Object Names

Database objects include:

When naming database objects, see "General Naming Rules".

In addition, the name you specify:

Note:Using delimited identifiers, it is possible to create an object that violates these naming rules; however, subsequent use of the object could result in errors.

For example, if you create a column with a + or - sign included in the name and you subsequently use that column in an index, you will experience problems when you attempt to reorganize the table. To avoid potential problems with the use and operation of your database, do not violate the above rules.

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