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April 1, 2011 | Volume 8 Issue 13


TOP STORY: TechTip: Database Blocking Made Simple
FEATURED ARTICLE: Wondering How to Provide Mobile Access to Your IBM i Application? Try HATS
ADVERTORIAL: Partner TechTip: Performing Top-Down Trend Analysis of Your Business Information Is Not Always Easy
NEWS HIGHLIGHT: eBusiness Training Course for IBM i Programmers Gets Update
FORUM: Java Exception Received When Calling Java Method
ON-DEMAND WEBCAST: Top IBM i Compliance issues of 2011 and How to Tackle Them
BUSINESS CONTINUITY TODAY: Ch.11: Is the Cloud Right for You?
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Feature Article - TechTip
TechTip: Database Blocking Made Simple

Take advantage of record block size special values to boost application performance during sequential data processing.

kent_milligan_117x117Written by Kent Milligan

One of the most common recommendations to improve the performance of database-intensive applications is to increase the amount of database blocking. This performance advice especially holds true when the application program is performing sequential data processing.


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Feature Article - Programming
Wondering How to Provide Mobile Access to Your IBM i Application? Try HATS

The IBM refacing solution has a feature that supports cell phones, PDAs, and data collection terminals.

chris_smithWritten by Chris Smith

With so much emphasis lately on mobile device support, the inevitable question arises of how to prepare for the inevitable task. It may be of interest, therefore, to know that HATS supports the iPhone.


Advertorial - Help/Systems
Partner TechTip: Performing Top-Down Trend Analysis of Your Business Information Is Not Always Easy

How do you leverage business information easily for on-the-spot analysis?

floyd_delmuroWritten by Floyd Del Muro

Do you need to extract transaction data to your PC for analysis? Is there too much data for your PC to handle? Do you need to move the data in a spreadsheet for ease of use? Does your team need to take the data on the road to critical accounts?


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Business Continuity Today Ch. 1: Planning for Business Resilience

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