July 12, 2019
- LEAD ARTICLE: SQL 101: Using SQL Cursors to Replace Record-Level Data Access, Part 2
- FEATURED ARTICLE: Top Five Misconfigurations That Leave Your IBM i Vulnerable
- FEATURED NEWS: IBM Closes Landmark Acquisition of Red Hat for $34 Billion; Defines Open, Hybrid Cloud Future
- NEWS HIGHLIGHT: Kisco Announces Update For IBM i System Monitoring Tool
- WHITE PAPER: 2019 State of IBM i Modernization
- MC VIDEO SHOWCASE: Design an Invoice in 10 Minutes
- EVENT: IBM i in 2019: It’s Not Just AS/400
Last time around, I introduced the concept of using an SQL cursor as a way to replace the typical RPG opcodes to access data. Now let’s go deeper and find out where cursors can really help you.
By Rafael Victória-Pereira
The previous TechTip explained what a cursor is and how to declare it. Now let’s see how to use it and, more importantly, why you should consider using it. As I wrote in the previous article, SQL is no match to RPG’s CHAIN. Since I previously showed how to declare the cursor, let’s go over the actual read operations, hidden under the FETCH instruction.
I’m guessing that you’ve asked someone (perhaps even yourself) one or more of these questions.
By Carol Woodbury
I get asked a lot of questions—via email, when I’m presenting at conferences, after my Coffee with Carol article series sponsored by my employer, as well as questions asked in response to these articles, but some questions are asked more often than others. I thought it might be fun to answer the top six most-frequently-asked questions and provide references for additional information. Here we go!
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- Acquisition positions IBM as the leading hybrid cloud provider and accelerates IBM's high-value business model, extending Red Hat's open source innovation to a broader range of clients
- IBM preserves Red Hat's independence and neutrality; Red Hat will strengthen its existing partnerships to give customers freedom, choice and flexibility
- Red Hat's unwavering commitment to open source remains unchanged
- Together, IBM and Red Hat will deliver next-generation hybrid multicloud platform
IBM and Red Hat announced today that they have closed the transaction under which IBM acquired all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Red Hat for $190.00 per share in cash, representing a total equity value of approximately $34 billion.