Whitepapers

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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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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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ASU

Autonomous Schema Update

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.  Read this technical whitepaper, Dealing with SQL Width in the Progress OpenEdge RDBMS: Autonomous Schema Update (ASU)
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Dynamics

Progress OpenEdge Dynamics: Application Modernization

Progress® OpenEdge® Dynamics, launched in the beginning of the new millennium, is an application productivity framework that enabled OpenEdge partners and customers to rapidly build applications by storing UI definitions in a repository. Over the past decade, OpenEdge customers have built many Dynamics-based enterprise applications that continue to be productive. What follows is guidance for these partners and customers on how to best utilize the current set of Progress technologies to keep their application fully operational, while evolving it to meet new market expectations.
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PAS for OpenEdge: Tuning Guide

Progress Application Server for OpenEdge: Tuning Guide

In this technical whitepaper you'll find best practice guidance for tuning the Progress Application Server (PAS) for OpenEdge. It provides relevant architectural information, description of the configuration controls to be used, and recommendations of how to achieve optimal performance for your OpenEdge ABL application. 
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The Future of Application Development

The OpenEdge Developers Kit: Classroom Edition is a new application development toolkit, designed for aspiring developers eager to make an impact through business-critical applications. The Classroom Edition expands students’ knowledge of those applications, while introducing them to our easy-to-learn, easy-to-use, rapid and robust development platform.
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Creating the World's Leading Business Applications

Progress® OpenEdge® gives developers the ability to build and protect beautiful applications and deploy across any platform and mobile device—on-premise, cloud, or hybrid. With OpenEdge technology and services, organizations can readily extend transaction-oriented systems into ad hoc applications that capitalize on technology trends and deliver transformative business results, opening new markets and optimizing profits. As one of the leading and most cost-effective rapid application development platforms, it is architected to help businesses meet the demands of the digital age.
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eBook: Seizing SaaS Oppoturnity

Seizing the SaaS Opportunity: Getting Started Guide

While IT budgets continue to decrease, the demand for innovation and complex systems is increasing, and, as such, the cloud has become a major component of delivering business transformation. This comprehensive guide provides an overview of the market drivers elevating the need for application providers to provide a Software-as-a-Service offering as well as business model considerations, pricing models and Progress partner enablement programs to help you get started. 
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Progress OpenEdge SQL: Core SQL:11 Compliance

Progress OpenEdge SQL Compliance to Core SQL:2011

The SQL standards provide value to application and tooling developers, as well as end users, by defining the common, agreed on form and meaning of SQL for interacting with relational databases. This detailed technical white paper provides an at-a-glance view of how OpenEdge SQL, since the release of OpenEdge 11.5, is largely compliant with Core SQL:2011.  
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