EAServer includes a powerful API called the Interface Repository. In this
article I'll create a small service component to clean this repository of
unwanted files that might be created when you deploy PowerBuilder components.
I'll show how to get all the packages associated with your server and read
your component's special properties.
With the Interface Repository you can do all the EAServer administration and
monitoring tasks, for example: Create and ping connection caches Query for
installed packages and components Get information about the server (OS,
version) Refresh/restart/shut down a server Place or remove the server
in/from Admin mode Change the Jagadmin password Monitor the server (network
info, component info) Read the EAServer log files Most of what the Jaguar
Manager does is through the repository, so it would be possible to write a
complete new admini... (more)
One of the biggest problems in an enterprise is deploying the application.
Usually you have to deliver a new release of your application to several
hundred workstations. This may be a time-consuming and very cost-intensive
Think of rolling out the newest and coolest version of the order application
of your enterprise: this superior version has so many new functionalities
that your users will love it.
When we think about rolling out a new version, we must keep a few things in
mind: The cool new version has to be packed for distribution. Database
conversion scripts have to ... (more)
The DropDownDataWindow (DDDW) edit style is one of PowerBuilder's outstanding
features. Yes, I know there are a lot of new and exciting capabilities in the
upcoming release of PowerBuilder, but in this article I'll try to solve some
of the current problems with the existing features that are popping up in
nearly every project I've seen.
Here I'll focus on DropDownDataWindows, including:
How to get started with DDDWs Filtering DDDWs without losing the display
value in other rows Catching the collapsing of a DDDW Trapping the cursor
keys in a DDDW Autocomplete DDDW values
Getting S... (more)
Tips, Tricks & Recipes for Sybase ASE
Author: Rob Verschoor
Publisher: Sypron Publications, The Netherlands
In contrast with Rob Verschoor's previous book, The Complete Sybase ASE Quick
Reference Guide, his new book, Tips, Tricks & Recipes for Sybase ASE, is a
full-size book filled with a lot information that ASE administrators and ASE
developers will find useful. It provides dos and don'ts, and tips on how to
keep your data intact, performant, and valid, and your ASE users happy.
The author, Rob Verschoor, is a certified DBA for ASE 12.5/12.0, and a
freelance consultant with his o... (more)
Over the past few years, there have been a number of titles released on the
Sybase enterprise database management system. Administrator's Guide to Sybase
ASE 12.5, released late last year, was widely adopted by consultants, DBAs,
and administrators of Sybase ASE.
Sybase ASE 12.5 High Availability, released in early 2002, is especially
appropriate for those whose businesses demand 24x7 availability of data and
applications. The third title in this series, Sybase ASE 12.5 Performance and
Tuning, is the one we'll take a closer look at this month. It promises to be
just as valuable ... (more)