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April 8, 2011 | Volume 8 Issue 14


TOP STORY: TechTip: Using SQL Client Special Registers in DB2 Web Query
FEATURED ARTICLE: Classic IBM Redbooks Lay Out Internet Security Guidelines
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Feature Article - TechTip
TechTip: Using SQL Client Special Registers in DB2 Web Query

Leverage DB2 Web Query and SQL client special registers.

gene_cobbWritten by Gene Cobb

In V6R1 of the IBM i operating system, support was added for the specification (and subsequent retrieval) of several new special registers that applications can use to identify what jobs, users, programs, and applications are issuing SQL statements to the DB2 for i engine. Currently, there are five such registers you can use:


Feature Article - Security
Classic IBM Redbooks Lay Out Internet Security Guidelines

If your emphasis has been on acquiring the skills to put your company on the Web, you may want to ask if you have the necessary knowledge of system and network security to protect your firm once it gets there.

chris_smithWritten by Chris Smith

With the growing emphasis on connecting IBM i systems to the Internet, one has to ask if the current focus on developers' tools to get there isn't tantamount to educating a 10-year-old on alternative trails for skateboarding over to the interstate highway. If you don't know how to secure the system once you're online, is it really wise to keep accelerating up the onramp?


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