Volume 15, Number 25 -- December 1, 2015
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End of Year Feedback
by Ted Holt

We've made it through another year. I hope it's been a good one for you in spite of the hardships and challenges. Let's read some of the feedback that I received in 2015 and see what we can learn. READ MORE >

How Many Interfaces Are Enough (To Print A CSV File)?
by Ted Holt

CSV (comma-separated values) files have been part of my working world for years. I like them because they're easy to build. Users like them because they can easily open them in Microsoft Excel. I've written about this before. Let's end the year with a utility I wrote to print CSV files. I had fun writing it. Maybe you'll find it useful in your shop. READ MORE >

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Detecting A "Job End" Condition in DB2 for i
Hey, Mike:

An ETL process extracts data from our ERP system and places it in our Business Intelligence systems. It runs 24/7 except for the End of Day process that shuts down the subsystem that it's in. The SQL process we run ends up dying violently and the parent process fails (without recovering on startup). A graceful exit would be as simple as issuing a RETURN statement! Can SQL detect a shutdown process? READ MORE >

Reader Feedback and Insights

We value your feedback and insights.  Feel free to send a letter to the editor.  Letters may be printed, unless otherwise specified, and edited for clarity or length. READ MORE >

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The Four Hundred
What Good Is Native .NET On Power?

Technology Refreshes Go Unnoticed By Most IBM i Shops

Move Your IBM i To The Cloud On Your Own Terms

Mad Dog 21/21: Time, Like Gas, Passes; Love, Like Stardom, Fades

HelpSystems' Application Integration Begins With GUI

Four Hundred Monitor
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System i PTF Guide
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The Platform
Dell Engineers An HPC Market Expansion

Tuning Up ARM To Do The HPC Math

Python Snakes Along HPC Continuum

DDN Targets I/O Bottlenecks With Wolfcreek Arrays

A New Age In Cluster Interconnects Dawns

Atos Carves Its Own Path To Exascale With Bull Sequana

Convergence Coming for Supercomputing, Machine Learning

TACC Supercomputers Render Artificial Heart Valves

Taking The Locks Off Transactional Memory

Applied Micro Chases Xeons With X-Gene 3 And NUMA

FPGAs Glimmer on the HPC Horizon, Glint in Hyperscale Sun

HPC Spending Expands With Clouds And Data


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End of Year Feedback

How Many Interfaces Are Enough (To Print A CSV File)?

Detecting A "Job End" Condition in DB2 for i

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