Achieving High Availability with Progress OpenEdge

Today accessibility to information has expanded beyond the four walls, “upwards” into the cloud to allow integration between supplier, vendor, partner and customer channels with a high degree of interconnection. To address this demand, businesses of every size must seek technology resiliency through a thoughtful Business Continuity Plan (BCP) that includes disaster recovery and high availability.  This paper provides a deep dive into how to maximize high availability within your OpenEdge environment with special attention to the latest enhancements offered in OpenEdge 11.7.   
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OpenEdge Replication vs. AI-Based Replication - HA Overview

Unexpected application downtime is still a relatively common occurrence in today’s business world, despite growing expectations among users.

Data replication plays a pivotal role in helping modern enterprises achieve high availability by enabling them to recover from disasters and disruption.

This overview explores the differences of OpenEdge Replication and After-Imaging as you discover and decide which is best for your specific business and IT requirements.  

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Business Continuity Planning in the Always-On Era

For companies, the always-on approach enables them to essentially extend the boundaries of the way they do business. However, as more enterprises look to extend the availability of their mission-critical applications and data, they are also under tremendous pressure to ensure the uptime of their systems. Downtime, even if it’s just a matter of minutes, can result in substantial costs to the enterprise.  This eBook will show you five key areas to consider when planning a comprehensive business continuity plan for your OpenEdge environment.

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The State of Business Continuity Today - Infographic

“Always on” has become the new normal for businesses across the globe. However, unexpected downtime is still a relatively common occurrence in today’s business world. This infographic will provide graphic visual representations of important data to convey the state of business continuity today and steps needed to help reinforce your business continuity plan.
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Progress OpenEdge Business Continuity Health Check Data Sheet

The potential consequences of not having a comprehensive business continuity strategy in place are grave. The Progress OpenEdge Business Continuity Health Check is a service from Progress that assesses your organization’s business continuity and readiness, and then delivers the right tools and processes to keep your business up and running. It’s a flexible, economical strategy to provide maximum system availability in hosted or remote environments.
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Are You Preparing for GDPR? Read Our Executive Overview

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
goes into effect on 25 May 2018 and will have a significant impact on many businesses. Organizations can face stiff penalties if found to be non-compliant. While we can’t ensure your GDPR compliance, as your technology partner we’re sharing information about the tools available within your OpenEdge application to consider as you address certain GDPR requirements.  

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OpenEdge Security Health Check

The first step to enhancing the security of your OpenEdge application is recognizing the need to review and audit existing security procedures. Learn more about how OpenEdge Security Health Check can help you minimize security vulnerabilities that may be identified within your OpenEdge application.

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OpenEdge CDC and the ETL Process

Technical Whitepaper: OpenEdge Change Data Capture and the ETL Process

Keeping the multitude of data sources housed within an organization updated is a cumbersome and time intensive process. Having accurate data at your fingertips helps drive business success, and the ability to precisely capture changes and efficiently export and synchronize those changes with data repositories and warehouses enhances visibility and operational productivity.
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OpenEdge and the Software Construction Components Market

Progress recognizes that the requirements for business application development and deployment constantly change and we’re committed to delivering agile solutions that enable you to embrace change and turn it into a competitive advantage. From the powerful Progress OpenEdge application development platform, to UI and developer tools focusing on the core of the app,

to data connectivity, backend as a service, web content management and predictive analytics, Progress enables you to rapidly develop and deliver the best next-generation, mission-critical business applications. 

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A Key To Success: Securing Your OpenEdge Application Infographic

Enhancing the security of your Progress OpenEdge application is key to a comprehensive and holistic security strategy. Applying best practices to your application environment is much easier with the latest security technology available in OpenEdge 11.7 and Progress Application Server for OpenEdge. 

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Analyst Report: The Five Milestones to GDPR Success

With the looming GDPR deadline fast approaching, privacy and security professionals need to act now. However, the task may feel overwhelming, just knowing where to start and then how to develop a strategy that cost-effectively addresses the requirements. This April 2017 report, The Five Milestones to GDPR Success, from leading analyst Forrester Research, helps organizations answer these questions and lays out key milestones that must be achieved to hit the May 2018 GDPR deadline.
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OpenEdge SQL and JDBC and ODBC Drivers

Technical Whitepaper: Progress OpenEdge SQL - Connection Failover

Connection Failover enables an application to connect to an alternate or backup database server if the primary database server is unavailable due to hardware failure or traffic overload. This document provides an overview of Connection Failover for applications using the Progress® OpenEdge® SQL engine and the Progress DataDirect® Connect Series for ODBC and JDBC drivers.
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Security Whitepaper: SSL/TLS Communication in OpenEdge

Technical Whitepaper: SSL/TLS Communication in Progress OpenEdge

Transport Layer Security (TLS) and its predecessor, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), are cryptographic protocols that provide communications security over a computer network. It enables servers on either end of a connection to identify and authenticate or prove their identity for secure communication effectively preventing the interception and tampering of sensitive data.  This whitepaper shares important cryptographic protocol concepts around SSL/TLS, as well as details on how and when to integrate them into a Progress OpenEdge application environment. 
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Kendo UI Builder: Datasheet

An application’s user experience increasingly determines its effectiveness. Particularly with web scale applications, a poor UI/UX can undermine the business benefit of the application. Kendo UI Builder is the web productivity tool of choice for OpenEdge application developers. 
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Application Evolution

Capture the Business and Technology Trends of Today and Tomorrow.  From modernizing legacy solutions to learning new technology, Progress Services can empower you to evolve your applications to meet the needs of your users.
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OpenEdge Change Data Capture

Progress OpenEdge Change Data Capture Datasheet

The vast accumulation and subsequent dependency on data continues to accelerate at a rapid pace. Effectively keeping the multiple data sources housed within an organization updated is a cumbersome and time intensive process. Progress® OpenEdge® Change Data Capture, added to the family of database components with the release of OpenEdge 11.7, helps organizations to quickly identify, track and save data that has changed.
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Progress SaaS FastTrack

The shift from providing products to offering SaaS requires a substantial change in the business model. The approach promises to create new, more profitable revenue streams for ISVs, but requires existing software vendors evaluate their current business and determine what a successful SaaS business model will entail. The Progress SaaS FastTrack is an online tool designed to help you plan a successful SaaS business.  
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OpenEdge: Building Business Apps of the Future

OpenEdge: Building Business Applications of the Future

Whether you are a corporate titan or application provider to SMBs with niche markets, you need to continuously evolve your business applications to address current business demands and technology trends. Constantly innovating and staying ahead of trends, with OpenEdge, you can select the capabilities and technologies you need to keep you competitive while keeping costs in check. 
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OpenEdge: Protecting Applications in a Challenging Environment

Each new Progress OpenEdge release makes significant strides to proactively secure your applications against emerging threats. The latest release, OpenEdge 11.7, will help customers and partners to strengthen security of business applications. With new security issues evolving all the time, staying current is one of the most effective ways to avoid putting yourself at risk for hidden vulnerabilities. This whitepaper focuses on how to enhance your application to secure running business OpenEdge applications.  

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Authorized Data Truncation

Authorized Data Truncation

Data that extends beyond its SQL width definition can cause query failures and limit the ability to obtain complete result sets. As a continuation of our efforts to deliver extensive SQL enhancements to Progress® OpenEdge® 11, customers will now find two new features to help better manage issues that may arise due to SQL width.  This technical whitepaper shares how to deal with SQL Width in the Progress OpenEdge RDBMS through Authentication Data Truncation (ADT).

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