December 11, 2020
- LEAD ARTICLE: TechTip: Top 3 Reasons to Avoid Mixing SQL with QTEMP
- FEATURED ARTICLE: IBM i Technology Refreshes and Other Things I’m Thankful for in 2020
- FEATURED ARTICLE: Security Bulletin: Malware Infection Discovered on IBM i Server!
- NEWS HIGHLIGHT: IBM Named a Leader in Security Analytics By Independent Research Firm
- WEBCAST: UPDATED: Developer Kit: Making a Business Case for Modernization and Beyond
- MC VIDEO SHOWCASE: Design an Invoice in 10 Minutes
- EVENT: Survival of the Fittest: Defending IBM i Against a Cyber Attack
Improve your application and system performance by eliminating the usage of QTEMP objects.
By Kent Milligan
After recently returning from five years of working on IBM Watson solutions, I was hoping that IBM i developers had moved away from using QTEMP tables with SQL. Yet the first two customer projects that I worked on featured SQL performance issues caused by improper usage of QTEMP. Based on this recent experience, I thought it would be good to highlight the top three reasons why programmers should not mix SQL with QTEMP in application code.
Everyone will be thankful when we can say goodbye to 2020! And everyone can list the awful events that have occurred this year. But not everything about 2020 was bad. In this article, Carol finds the good in 2020.
By Carol Woodbury
One of the people I follow on Instagram started to post the things she was thankful for. They were simple things: her dog, a beautiful sunset, money to buy groceries. These posts awoke me to the fact that I needed to start paying better attention to the things around me, specifically the things/situations/people I needed to be thankful for. This article is only a partial list of the things that I’m thankful for. I’m hoping that it will inspire you to also be thankful as we bid good riddance to 2020.
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Malicious programs can bring entire businesses to their knees—and IBM i shops are not immune.
Editor's note: This article introduces the April 2021 Webinar: Security Bulletin: Malware Infection Discovered on IBM i Server!, which is On-Demand and available to download and view from the MC Webcast Center.
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