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April 8, 2015 | Volume 10 Issue 4


TOP STORY: Scheduling Database Jobs with IBM Data Studio 
FEATURED NEWS: Compare and Merge Solution from Remain Software Will Help Retrofit Vendor and Local Changes
NEWS HIGHLIGHT: Using the IBM Advanced Job Scheduler for i
MC PRESS BOOKSTORE: Top Selling Titles
EVENT: Applications to Go: Mobile Technologies on IBM i
MC VIDEO PORTAL: Introduction to Configuring iAccess Servers to use SSL


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Feature Article - Database
Scheduling Database Jobs with IBM Data Studio

IBM Data Studio provides a web console to create, schedule, and manage database jobs.

Written by Mohankumar Saraswatipura and Roger E. Sanders

Editor's note: This article is an excerpt from Chapter 2, "DB2 Server Management," of DB2 10.1/10.5 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Database Administration: Certification Study Guide (MC Press, 2015) by Mohankumar Saraswatipura, Robert (Kent) Collins, and Roger E. Sanders.


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Featured News
Compare and Merge Solution from Remain Software Will Help Retrofit Vendor and Local Changes

The Dutch IBM i application lifecycle management solutions vendor, Remain Software, extends its portfolio with a new source compare and merge solution, TD/OMS Fusion Pro. The new software will be available April 2015.


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Have you heard? RPG is now fully free-format! This latest edition from RPG expert Jim Martin is your one-stop resource for free-format information. It’s a must-read for all RPG programmers, featuring completely updated code. See the new H, F, D and P specs in action in this easy-to-use reference guide. You’ll learn rules and syntax but also grasp how this modern style of coding can improve your overall productivity--from initial development through maintenance. Get your copy today!


MC Video Portal

MC Video Portal

Introduction to Configuring iAccess Servers to use SSL

Due to popular demand, Carol has updated her presentation on configuring iAccess to use SSL sessions to include, not just the step-by-step configuration guidance but also a discussion on the benefits and challenges of using certificates from a well-known CA (Certificate Authority) vs a self-signed certificate as well as practical tips for enterprise implementation.


Most Popular MC Press Titles

Best-Selling MC Press Titles

  1. Free-Format RPG IV
  2. RPG TnT
  3. Subfiles in Free-Format RPG
  4. Advanced Guide to PHP on IBM i
  5. The IBM i Programmer's Guide to PHP
  6. Flexible Input, Dazzling Output with IBM i
  7. The Modern RPG IV Language
  8. Advanced, Integrated RPG
  9. Mastering IBM i
  10. DB2 10.1 Fundamentals (Exam 610)


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