LANSA Table Concepts

A table is a database table in which records can be retrieved, added, changed or deleted. In IBM i terminology, a table may be a physical table or an index.

To create a table, LANSA uses a Repository-based Table Definition. This table definition is a database independent definition of the table characteristics.

A table definition contains:

In addition the LANSA table definition may also contain:

Some points to note about working with table definitions are: