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    PowerBuilder, SQL Anywhere, Appeon

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    Jeff Tallman

    ASE, RepServer

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    Paul Vero

    ASE Development

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    Rob Verschoor

    ASE

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    Marcelle von Wendland

    PowerBuilder, Mobility

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    Yakov Werde

    PowerBuilder, Appeon, .NET

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    August/September 2015

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    • Make a New Friend: The Optimizer
      This article introduces you to the SQL Optimizer and illustrates how you can apply it to help get a weather vane onto your potentially troublesome SQL statements....
    • Global Data by Proxy
      This article provides insight into the benefits of using a Proxy Table and examines the Proxy Table feature of SQL Anywhere. The steps necessary to create a Proxy Table will be discussed, and to illustrate these steps, we will walk through a sample scenario...

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    • Make a New Friend: The Optimizer
      This article introduces you to the SQL Optimizer and illustrates how you can apply it to help get a weather vane onto your potentially troublesome SQL statements....
    • Global Data by Proxy
      This article provides insight into the benefits of using a Proxy Table and examines the Proxy Table feature of SQL Anywhere. The steps necessary to create a Proxy Table will be discussed, and to illustrate these steps, we will walk through a sample scenario...

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    • A jConnect Tutorial: An introduction to JDBC programming for SAP ASE [Part I]
      This article explains how to set your environment to build and run JDBC applications using the jConnect JDBC driver to access the SAP ASE. Additionally in this part, runs of the samples included in the jConnect distribution will be demonstrated...
    • The Gateway to Learning SAP Open Server: CTOS, Fullpass and Other Samples [Part 3]
      This third and final part of the SAP Open Server Gateway series begins with a detailed look at the event handlers and then provides brief descriptions of other SAP Open Server samples...
    • Query Tuning – Getting it Right the First Time
      This article provides the best methods for query tuning by utilizing Response Time Analysis (RTA) and SQL Diagramming techniques...
    • The Gateway to Learning SAP Open Server: CTOS, Fullpass and Other Samples [Part 2]
      This article is part two of a three-part feature focusing on the SAP Open Server. In this part, you'll be provided with a detailed code walk-through of the ctos sample application...
    • The Gateway to Learning SAP Open Server: CTOS, Fullpass and Other Samples [Part 1]
      This article is part one of a two-part feature focusing on the SAP Open Server. In this part, we’ll concentrate on the building and usage of the CTOS (Client to Server) gateway...
    • An Overview of SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16
      SAP has provided an overview of the main features in SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16 and users will notice scale, speed, simplicity and security for extreme transactional workloads as key and prominent elements of this release. ISUG-TECH provides you with a distilled overview of SAP ASE 16...
    • Building a Windows DLL for ODBC Applications [Part 3]
      This article completes the "Building a Windows DLL for ODBC Applications" series. By the end of this article, you'll have gained all the details you'll need to write your own utility libraries for ODBC API applications...
    • Building a Windows DLL for ODBC Applications [Part 2]
      In part two of this article, we'll learn how to build our odbcutil library and cover some important terminology and functionality in Visual Studio. We'll also take a look at the dumpbin utility via the Visual Studio command line...
    • Building a Windows DLL for ODBC Applications [Part 1]
      This article shows how to create a re-usable DLL in which you can customize and build more functionality into it to suit your development and testing needs...
    • An SSIS Express with ASE ADO.NET 2.0 and Bulk Load
      This article describes how to use the ASE ADO.NET 2.0 Provider's new bulk load feature to transfer data from an SQL Server to ASE using SQL Server Integration Services...
    • Switching Off LAMP, Turning On LAAP [Part 2]
      In this two-part article, the resident database for LAMP, MySQL, is replaced with ASE. In the first part, we covered the creation of the Apache HTTP server. In this second part, details on configuring the server for PHP and utilizing the ASE PHP module to access ASE from Apache will be examined...
    • Switching Off LAMP, Turning On LAAP [Part 1]
      In this article, the resident database for LAMP, MySQL, is replaced with ASE. In this first part, the configuration, building, installation and testing of the Apache HTTP server is covered...
    • Curing Deployment Headaches with ASE ADO.NET Provider 15.7
      This article discusses some of the internal aspects of ASE ADO.NET DATA Provider and explains the integration of the managed and unmanaged components...
    • Building PHP on Windows
      This article takes us through the steps to build PHP for use with the PHP driver for ASE on Windows x64...
    • Problem Solving Using ODBC Apps [Part 2]
      This is the second part of a feature explaining how to solve problems using ODBC apps. In this part, the actual coding portion of the test application is covered...
    • Problem Solving Using ODBC Apps [Part 1]
      A feature article illustrating the various tools that can be used to build a test application that replicates a specific problem encountered in an application in which the ODBC API is encapsulated...
    • EDM: Modeling the ASE Enterprise with Entity Framework 4
      An introduction to the EDM (Entity Data Model) concept. Some of the EDM's history and terminology are discussed, and the required components to create applications with Entity Framework 4 (EF4) will be covered. A drill to test the environment and a simple application example is provided...
    • A PHP Driver for ASE
      This article is the third and final installment in a series of three articles focusing on the modules for scripting languages that are included in the SDK 15.7 release. In this feature, the details required for utilizing the PHP Driver Module will be discussed...
    • A Python Driver for ASE
      This article is the second installment in a series of three articles which focus on the modules for scripting languages that are included in the SDK 15.7 release. In this feature, the details required for utilizing the Python Driver Module will be discussed...
    • Navigating the Tabular Data Stream
      Paul Vero uses his extensive knowledge of the Sybase Technical Support environment to bring ISUG Technical Journal readers an essential guide to the inside workings of the Tabular Data Stream protocol...

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    • SAP HANA : A Developer’s Database [Part 3]
      This article is the third installment in the series on the SAP HANA Database. In this installment, we'll take a look at database objects, sequences, SQL views and SAP HANA specific views...
    • SAP HANA : A Developer’s Database [Part 2]
      This article is the second installment in the series on the SAP HANA Database. In this part, we'll cover some of the database aspects, the tables and other objects...
    • SAP HANA: A Developer’s Database [Part 1]
      In this multipart article, we'll investigate the HANA development platform. In this part, we'll first examine the HANA database architecture and HANA development studio, and then create a simple application using the platform...
    • Back to School with openSAP
      This article takes a look at "Introduction to Software Development on SAP HANA" – an open online course delivered by SAP...
    • Searching Big Data in HANA with PowerBuilder
      This article first introduces you to unstructured data mining using the HANA search engine, and then demonstrates how easy it is to hook a PowerBuilder client onto HANA to rapidly display search results...
    • Data Evolution: SAP’s Three 'Ages' of HANA
      This article discusses the recent augmentations to the HANA in-memory computing platform, suite, programming platform and ecosystem...
    • Getting Started with HANA and PowerBuilder
      This article provides a step-by-step guide for setting up and connecting to a SAP HANA database via JDBC. Instructions for connecting HANA to PowerBuilder are also detailed so that you can investigate the capabilities of a HANA database from within PowerBuilder...

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    • An Accelerated Journey to the Clouds
      This article discusses the benefi ts of employing the TaaS powered by xStream™ for SAP® applications hybrid cloud solution to your organization...
    • Application of Design Patterns to Test Automation
      In this article, Brian Le Suer, CEO of Zeenyx Software, Inc, explores the use of design patterns to solve common problems encountered in automated testing...
    • SAP’s Irfan Khan: Functional Elegance Lives Forever
      SAP's Irfan Khan spoke at the ISUG-TECH Conference to explain his thoughts on the company’s current (and future) positioning and strategy. ISUG-TECH editor Adrian Bridgwater was there to try and keep up with Khan’s light-speed thought process...
    • Fast times at SAP HANA
      Adrian Bridgwater takes a deep breath, counts to ten and dives down the helter-skelter of information feeds coming out of SAP this month for a brief but tightly condensed tour of all that is great and good in the mothership...
    • Creating Verification Steps for Dynamic Applications
      This article is the final installment of Brian Le Suer's series on Test Automation. In this article, Brian will describe an approach for creating verification steps for dynamic applications and provide examples from real-world experience...
    • The ‘M’ Word in Test Automation
      This article is a continuation of Brian Le Suer's series on Test Automation. In this third installment, Brian provides techniques that can be used to minimize the amount of maintenance needed to keep automated tests up to date...
    • Test Automation : Choosing What to Automate
      This article is a continuation of Brian Le Suer's series on Test Automation. In this installment, Brian provides a set of criteria that can be used to evaluate test automation candidates...
    • First Steps in Test Automation
      Brian Le Suer, CEO of Zeenyx Software, Inc, provides us with test automation guidelines and software design principles which improve software quality and reduce costs to help ensure that your next project gets off to a good start...
    • Data Evolution: SAP’s Three 'Ages' of HANA
      This article discusses the recent augmentations to the HANA in-memory computing platform, suite, programming platform and ecosystem...
    • I Learned All about PowerBuilder from Fishing and Martial Arts
      Chris Pollach describes a selection of key strategies for mastering PowerBuilder by providing analogies to his successes in fishing and martial arts...

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    • Make a New Friend: The Optimizer
      This article introduces you to the SQL Optimizer and illustrates how you can apply it to help get a weather vane onto your potentially troublesome SQL statements....
    • Global Data by Proxy
      This article provides insight into the benefits of using a Proxy Table and examines the Proxy Table feature of SQL Anywhere. The steps necessary to create a Proxy Table will be discussed, and to illustrate these steps, we will walk through a sample scenario...

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