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- IBM i Access Client Solutions: What are these application packages?
This article explores the Microsoft® Windows® and Linux® application packages that are included as a part of IBM i Access Client Solutions. You can also discover what these application packages are and why they might be useful to you.
- Accelerated analytics - faster aggregations using the IBM DB2 for
i encoded vector index (EVI) technology
This article describes an IBM DB2® for i 7.1 technology that can improve the performance of business intelligence (BI) and analytic workloads by including aggregate values for non-key columns in an encoded vector index (EVI).
- Granular security control with function usage
Function usage provides the ability to implement granular security controls rather than granting users powerful special authorities such as all object, job control, or service. This article reviews the function usage capability and the basics of how to use it.
- Command-line interaction for IBM i Access Client Solutions
In this article, you can learn how to invoke Access Client Solutions from the command line and see the utility through functional examples.
- IBM Data Studio debugger and IBM DB2 for i
IBM® Data Studio provides a graphical debugger that can be used with IBM DB2® for i SQL and Java™ stored procedures as well as SQL user-defined functions. This powerful debugger can help you more quickly identify and resolve issues with your SQL code.
- IBM i wait accounting
IBM i wait accounting is a technology built into the operating system that can identify what every thread or task is doing on the system when it is not using the processor. Wait accounting is a very powerful tool for performance analysis and problem determination.
- Handling IBM i system date formats with CL programs in WebSphere
Adapters for IBM i
This article describes how the Command Language (CL) programs that are part of samples provided with IBM® WebSphere® Adapters for IBM i are manipulated now to support various date formats, such as YMD, MDY, DMY, and JUL.
- The power of user-defined table functions
Data located in IBM® DB2® tables can be easily accessed by using the SQL SELECT statement. The user-defined table function (UDTF) support in IBM DB2 for i makes it possible to access data in non-relational objects with a SELECT statement.
- Working with pointers in ILE RPG
In today's business environment, demand for sending or receiving large data within IT systems is constantly growing and IBM® i is no exception to that. To handle large data, ILE RPG can use a pointer function. This article describes the pointer concept, data segmentation method and how to use a pointer within ILE RPG.
- Multiple event triggers support on IBM DB2 for i
This article explains how to use multiple event triggers to have a single SQL source trigger handle multiple events for a table or view. The support is intended to make it easier for IT shops that use trigger programs to manage and maintain those triggers.