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August 19, 2015 | Volume 14 Issue 16

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS

TOP STORY: Young RPG Talent: It Exists If You Make an Investment
FEATURED ARTICLE: The API Corner: Moving Jobs Within and Across Job Queues
NEWS HIGHLIGHT: m-Power Now Offers In-Memory Data Processing
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Backup and Recovery on IBM i: Your Strategy for the Unexpected 
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Feature Article - Programming
 
Young RPG Talent: It Exists If You Make an Investment

The key to growth and innovation in an IT shop is regularly recruiting new talent with fresh ideas, and your IBM i shop can do it too!

brian mayWritten by Brian May

I am extremely excited to start contributing regularly here at MC Press Online! I hope you will enjoy reading my articles as much as I enjoy writing them. In my 14 years in the RPG development space, I have made it a point to learn as much as possible. I have also tried to share the knowledge I have acquired by writing articles and speaking to user groups. RPG, in my opinion, is still the most well-suited language for writing business applications. I love IBM i and RPG, and I look forward to sharing that enthusiasm with you.


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Feature Article - Programming
 
The API Corner: Moving Jobs Within and Across Job Queues

Let's look at what we can do with the Move Job API.

bruce viningWritten by Bruce Vining

Earlier this month, over on Midrange-L, Becky B. wrote in with this:

 

During month-end we have a large number of user-submitted jobs that automatically go to the QBATCH job queue and hold up other jobs. Is there a way to automatically redirect jobs to a different subsystem once they hit the job queue?

 

Included was a follow-on note explaining that management was hoping for a silver bullet so that they wouldn't have to change the programs submitting month-end jobs.


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