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Where to find DB2 for IBM i documentation

It’s not always easy to locate the official documentation for all features of DB2 for IBM i. Using Google Search is hit or miss, with full-text searches often bringing irrelevant results from other varieties of DB2 or from older versions. … Continue reading

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PHP performance webinar, June 11, 2015

Update: a recording of the webinar is available to all registrants. See the link below to register. ——– I’ll be presenting a free webinar, “How to ensure speedy PHP applications on IBM i,” on Thursday, June 11, 2015, at 1pm … Continue reading

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COMMON Innovation Award 2015

My colleague and friend Chuk Shirley’s employer, Sabel Steel, just won COMMON’s Innovation Award for an application created by Chuk. According to IBM’s Alex Gogh, Chuk’s application won because of its innovative business process improvement that saved money and prevented … Continue reading

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Tell me how a conference has helped you

Have you ever learned something you really needed to know, made a valuable contact, discovered a better way to do things, decided on a future direction, as a result of attending a conference? Have you found ways to save money … Continue reading

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PHP for Batch Tasks on IBM i

Last night I gave a talk at the FASUG user group about how to use PHP as a powerful general utility language that can be called from CL programs on the IBM i. I also showed how Zend Server’s new … Continue reading

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