February 15, 2019
February 15, 2019 | Volume 14 Issue 32
- LEAD ARTICLE: TechTip: The Find Object (FND) Command for the Integrated File System
- FEATURED ARTICLE: What Do You Do When Priorities Change? Why Should You Continue to Pay Attention to IBM i Security?
- FEATURED ARTICLE: TechTip: Getting Started with the SSIS Toolbox
- NEWS HIGHLIGHT: IBM Chairman, President And CEO Ginni Rometty To Keynote IBM Think 2019
- WHITE PAPER: White Paper: Node.js for Enterprise IBM i Modernization
- MC VIDEO SHOWCASE: Design an Invoice in 10 Minutes
- EVENT: OCEAN's 30th Anniversary - Charles Guarino & Alison Butterill
TechTip: The Find Object (FND) Command for the Integrated File System
Search the IFS for objects by name and type—excluding the file systems or directories you wish—and save the result to a database file.
By Juan Macias
Have you struggled to find certain objects in the IFS? This command solves the problem.
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What Do You Do When Priorities Change? Why Should You Continue to Pay Attention to IBM i Security?
Carol describes why securing your IBM i is still a wise investment.
By Carol Woodbury
The other day, I was challenged by a client to whom I had proposed a consulting contract that would continue to help the organization harden its IBM i security. An executive in the organization questioned the continued investment in IBM i security because the company’s priorities have changed and they wanted to stop investing in IBM i security. Since some of you may be facing the same situation, I thought I’d provide my reasons for continuing to invest in IBM i security.
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Node Webinar Series Pt. 1: The World of Node.js on IBM i
Have you been wondering about Node.js? Our free Node.js Webinar Series takes you from total beginner to creating a fully-functional IBM i Node.js business application.
Part 1 will teach you what Node.js is, why it's a great option for IBM i shops, and how to take advantage of the ecosystem surrounding Node.
In addition to background information, our Director of Product Development Scott Klement will demonstrate applications that take advantage of the Node Package Manager (npm).
Low Code: A Digital Transformation of Supply Chain and Logistics
Learn how businesses leverage Low-Code to continue to deliver value through digital transformation. Discover how the power of Low-Code is helping many businesses evolve their supply chain, increase ROI, and achieve more tangible results.
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TechTip: Getting Started with the SSIS Toolbox
Get to know this core component of Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services—a vital part of a multi-platform database-access solution
by Tom Snyder
Editor’s Note: This article is excerpted from chapter 3 of Extract, Transform, and Load with SQL Server Integration Services--with Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, and IBM DB2, by Thomas Snyder and Vedish Shah.
To build your own “database-agnostic” data access solution based on Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), you will need to understand several components, one of which is the SSIS Toolbox. Here we will introduce the SSIS Toolbox and then step you through some of the most commonly used elements or tasks from the SSIS Toolbox component, which are used to create an SSIS workflow.