March 2, 2022
- LEAD ARTICLE: SQL 101: Introducing the UMADB Database, Part 1
- FEATURED ARTICLE: ILE Activation Groups, Part 2
- NEWS HIGHLIGHT: Time is running out to catch the early bird savings at NEUGC 2022!
- FEATURED NEWS: Remain Software Announces 2nd Update to Its Suite of Products
- WHITE PAPER: Profound Logic Solution Guide
- FEATURED VIDEO: Barcode400
- EVENT: Wisconsin Midrange Computer Professional Association Spring Conference 2022
It’s time to start discussing more-advanced SQL topics, such as modernizing a database by making its tables more user-friendly. For that, we’ll have to use a fictitious database; let’s get to know it in this article.
By Rafael Victória-Pereira
This article and the next article introduce the UMADB, a database for a university management application. It’s important to have a notion of how this database is built—its flaws and shortcomings—because I’ll be using it in almost every example from this point on. UMADB is in bad shape and will be improved over the next articles by applying the concepts discussed in each one of them.
In Part 1 we looked at activation group basics. Now let's take a look at types.
By David Shirey
Editor's Note: This article is excerpted from chapter 17 of 21st Century RPG: /Free, ILE, and MVC, by David Shirey.
Activation Group Types
If you set the DFTACTGRP parm to *NO (I want to be ILE), then another parm will miraculously appear on the compile command: the ACTGRP parm, which lets you set the type/name of the activation group that will be associated with this program. That is, this is where you tell the compile what activation group the program will run in and will be started (unless it already exists) when the program is kicked off. Let’s take some time and carefully go through each option.
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Remain Software is pleased to announce the second Milestone of TD/OMS V14, Gravity V7, OCTO V1, Remain API Studio V3, and MiWorkplace V1.28, in line with the company's commitment to innovation and support.
By Remain Software
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