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A Second Look At SQL Descriptors
by Paul Tuohy

My previous article, A First Look at SQL Descriptors, looked at how SQL descriptors can be used in constructing and processing dynamic SQL statements. This article examines how SQL descriptors can be used in processing the information returned through a dynamic SQL statement. READ MORE >

Side-By-Side Lists
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An end user has asked me to provide him a spreadsheet with two independent lists, one beside the other. Can I use SQL to satisfy his request? READ MORE >

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New OLAP Aggregate Functions In DB2 For i, Part 2
by Michael Sansoterra

In my last article, I promised to tell you about four new OLAP aggregate functions: FIRST_VALUE, LAST_VALUE, nTH_VALUE and RATIO_TO_REPORT. These valuable functions can reference data from other rows in a query result set relative to the current row. This tip covers the fourth function in the list, RATIO_TO_REPORT. READ MORE >

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The Four Hundred
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IBM i Skills Shortage A Barrier To Digital Transformation

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Cloud-Based Email Migrations Keep IBM i Vendor Busy

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The Platform
Knights Landing Will Waterfall Down From On High

Optimization Tests Confirm Knights Landing Performance Projections

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Supercomputing's Scramble to Keep Thinking in Parallel

When HPC Becomes Normal

Stretching Software Across Future Exascale Systems

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Inside Look at Key Applications on China's New Top Supercomputer


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