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July 13, 2012 | Volume 9 Issue 28


TOP STORY: TechTip: Easier DB2 for i Data Transfers with New Technology Refresh
FEATURED ARTICLE: Create Web and Mobile Apps with RPG Using SmartPad4i
ADVERTORIAL: Partner TechTip: Remember the IFS!
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Feature Article - Database
TechTip: Easier DB2 for i Data Transfers with New Technology Refresh

Using three-part names, Insert statements can now reference objects from more than one IBM i system.

kent milligan 117x117Written by Kent Milligan

The GA version of the DB2 for i 7.1 release simplified access to DB2 objects on remote systems by eliminating the need for explicit remote connections with the new three-part name support. Instead of developers having to use an extra CONNECT or SET CONNECTION statement to explicitly connect statement, they can now simply run an SQL statement like the following to retrieve data from a table on a different system or partition.


Feature Article - Programming
Create Web and Mobile Apps with RPG Using SmartPad4i

A new rapid application development (RAD) tool from France changes the mobile-app landscape for IBM i.

chris smithWritten by Chris Smith

I just got my first Android phone, and I have to say I'm impressed. I've had two BlackBerries before this Samsung Galaxy S: first the Pearl and then the Bold. I had some guilt moving away from the BlackBerry, which is highly reliable and easy to use. But as a friend of mine said recently, once you try a touch keypad, "you'll never go back." Of course, it's the Web access that really gets your adrenaline flowing, and when BlackBerry chose to support Flash only on its Playbook tablet, I decided to pass on the next BlackBerry upgrade.


Advertorial - PowerTech
Partner TechTip: Remember the IFS!

Eliminate IFS vulnerability and make security risks disappear.

robin tatamWritten by Robin Tatam

Ask any security professional which area of IBM i security is most often ignored and the response will likely be "the Integrated File System." Although it's been around since V3R1, the IFS remains a shrouded mystery that represents significant risk.


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