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Deliver Secure SQL Access for Enterprise APIs: For Enterprise Architects and ISVs

IT needs a fast way to SQL-enable their internal API layer for business intelligence.

Organizations are investing heavily in API layers to control authentication and data access from one place. However, enterprise data teams can’t access this data from their favorite BI tools such as IBM Cognos, OBIEE, TIBCO or MicroStrategy without complex custom coding.

As companies adopt multiple analytical and data management tools, SQL access to the enterprise API layer (or data access layer) is crucial. The ideal solution enables you to quickly build real-time access to your API layer from popular BI tools, while taking advantage of centralized API management capabilities.

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  • How to how to quickly integrate your internal API layer into leading tools such as Microsoft Excel, SAP BusinessObjects, IBM Cognos, Oracle Business Intelligence and others
  • What to look for in a connector SDK for delivering SQL clients (ODBC, JDBC, ADO.NET and OLE-DB)
  • Steps to deliver custom SQL connectivity in under five days
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Why You Need a New Mobile Architecture

If your existing web architecture doesn't support unique mobile needs, now is the time for change. This whitepaper outlines how Kinvey provides a new mobile architecture that enables delivery of these new enterprise applications with rapid development times and consistency for IT.
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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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Customer Experience is the New Business Battleground

Customer Experience is the New Business Battleground

As the digital revolution continues to transform how businesses interact with their audiences, consumers are increasingly demanding new forms of empowerment. Companies must address these demands to craft a better customer experience, especially as more brands begin to engage their audiences through mobile channels.
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Application Evolution

From modernizing legacy solutions to learning new technology, Progress OpenEdge can empower you to evolve your applications to meet the needs of your users.
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Progress OpenEdge Change Data Capture Datasheet

Progress OpenEdge Change Data Capture (CDC), helps organizations quickly identify, track and save data that has changed. This flexible and scalable capture process facilitates the extraction, transformation and loading (ETL) of the data to an external data source, such as a data warehouse or analytics application.
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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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2017 Data Connectivity Outlook Survey

Research on the latest trends in database technologies

SaaS Adoption Increases from 62% to 79%

That’s just one of the findings in our 4th annual survey, based on responses from 1,200 participants around the world. 

Data continues to spread across a variety of sources. And SaaS adoption is increasing significantly, resulting in an explosion of cloud-created data.

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  • Use of RDBMS, big data, NoSQL and SaaS
  • Biggest data integration challenges
  • How standards can help solve data integration challenges
  • Current state of application adoption
  • Firewall concerns and solutions for connecting cloud and ground
  • Open analytics trend among ISVs
  • Data compliance requirements across industries
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Kinvey Cloud Services Security Overview

Security and privacy are major concerns when it comes to enterprise mobile applications, which is why the Kinvey application development platform was built with this in mind. To learn more, download the complete whitepaper.
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Open vs Embedded Analytics

Open vs. Embedded Analytics: Decision Criteria for Cloud ISVs

Which Strategy is Best for You and Your Customers?

Eckerson Group gives you the insight you need to make the best choice for supporting advanced analytics.

Cloud application vendors are under pressure to provide multi-faceted support for analytics. Today’s customers expect more than just static reports or dashboards—they want interactive visual experiences that illuminate key data and trends.

In this paper, leading data and analytics research firm Eckerson Group dives into the pros and cons of open and embedded analytics. Cloud application vendors can discover where each approach fits into their strategy and use this knowledge to deliver support for advanced analytics.

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  • Advantages and disadvantages of each strategy from the customer’s perspective
  • Whether to build or buy data connectivity to support analytics
  • Recommendations for an analytics strategy that supports different types of users and companies.
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Enterprise Backend-as-a-Service Checklist

While building a great mobile app is hard, selecting the right mobile application development platform can make it easier. This checklist goes over all the important feature and platform considerations that organizations should explore as they look for the ideal platform to power their future mobility initiatives.
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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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Overview: Remote Instructor-Led Training

Progress remote instructor-led training courses are offered through a convenient, browser-based virtual classroom for an optimal hands-on learning experience. 

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How to Make Good Content: 6 Ways Forward

How to Make Good Content: 6 Ways Forward

You know it when you see it, don’t you? Good content. It grabs your attention, and keeps it. It educates with a minimal time investment, then sends you on your way feeling better for having engaged. It may even motivate you to engage again. So how do you create it? Harder yet, how do you set yourself on a path to successfully become a content producer worth consuming? Here are six ways to get your content program on sound footing.
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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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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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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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Whitepaper: Data Modernization

Many legacy systems simply can’t support the new information-powered economy. They need to be modernized. How do you make the data available until the future environment is ready?

In this whitepaper, David Loshin, recognized thought leader in all things data, explains how to balance new technology acquisition with bridging technologies for data connectivity to extend the life of legacy systems as replacement applications are adopted.

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Master Regulatory Compliance

Master Regulatory Compliance With Business Rules Management

Regulatory compliance is currently one of the most costly challenges faced by financial institutions. Specifically, they must satisfy a proliferation of quickly evolving regulatory specifications or face large fines, loss of reputation or even a liquidity crisis. Fortunately, Business Rules Management Systems (BRMS) enable better business engagement with compliance rules, greater agility in change management, faster execution, better scalability and the ability to tackle performance-critical problems.
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