December 21, 2016
• LEAD ARTICLE: Gifts to Give Yourself This Holiday
• FEATURED ARTICLE: SQL 101: Tools of the Trade - i Navigator’s Run SQL Scripts
• NEWS HIGHLIGHT: New Bluemix Services with GitHub and Slack Integration
• WHITE PAPER: IBM i Security: Event Logging & Active Monitoring
• EVENT: Happy Holidays!
It’s the holiday season, and everyone is in the gift-giving mood. Be sure you don’t forget to invest in your company and career.
Written by Brian May
It’s a special time of the year. Family gatherings for the holidays, football season, and time in the woods all make this one of my favorite seasons. The month of December is also unique for IT departments. December is certainly not business as usual for most of us.
It’s time for budgets. That may mean requesting budget items for next year or spending surplus budget before the end of the year. It’s often when project work slows down a bit as end users, and IT staff alike, take time away from the office. It’s a time when stress is often at its lowest, and it’s just easier to get some things done.
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A more “modern” alternative to STRSQL, discussed in the last two articles, is the i Navigator’s Run SQL Scripts tool. Let’s explore it together, shall we?
Written by Rafael Victória-Pereira
While STRSQL is a green-screen tool, Run SQL Scripts is part of the i Navigator package. You can access it by choosing the Run SQL Scripts option, either from the bottom-right pane of the i Navigator window after you’ve chosen the Databases tree node from the right panel, as shown in Figure 1, or by right-clicking the database name and choosing the respective option.
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