I would be interested in building a Radiant site with the IBM DB2 9.1
database as a back end.
Such product is available in a free express edition, and provides native
XML data storage, which would be very useful for our site, devoted to
XBRL, a language derived from XML used for representing financial
I have installed the IBM_DB adapter version 0.4.6 and had it running.
adapter is still limited, since it does not support rename_column.
I was able to create the radiant bootstrap database substituting the
DB schema for the sequence of migrations.
I can create smippets and layouts, but cannot create pages. After
the “create” command, I get an error message of the sort (translated
Found unforeseen token “)” after “UPDATE pages SET (”. Token may be:
Before wasting too much time, I would like to know if someone in the
Radiant community has considered supporting DB2.
In order to support it, what should be needed? Is a compliant ruby db
adapter enough, or you have to tweak specific SQL statements somewhere
Thanks in advance
University of Trento, Italy