From: Ben on 3 Nov 2009 00:18
Thanks to all your replies.
The info provided are very useful.
> A bit of history on this question. In the early days of DB2 this
> mattered, so the convention was to put the fixed length columns to the
> front of the rows. Other products had similar architecture, so the
> myth was born.
> Today, it should not matter in any product.