Whitepapers

PDSOE

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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CreatingWorldsLeadingBusApps

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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Power of Mobile for Digital Transformation

Power of Mobile for Digital Transformation

Visionary CIOs and CTOs today are actively thinking about digitally transforming their businesses. Mobility is a key cornerstone of digital strategy execution. Several organizations have used enterprise mobility to turn around business success metrics such as customer engagement, supply chain negotiation, sales, cost and revenue. This white paper demonstrates how mobility can be used for solving real business problems.

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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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Progress OpenEdge: Frost and Sullivan Award

Progress OpenEdge awarded the 2016 North American Enterprise Application Development Platform for Manufacturing Customer Value Leadership.
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IDC Report: The Future of Business Analytics

This sharp, visual IDC report delivers a concise view of business analytics software trends, including recent market developments around cloud-based and self-service software. The impact of cognitive computing solutions and disruption around data warehousing are explored along with long-term predictions:

  • Emerging industry trends
  • Buyer needs
  • Competitive assessment
  • Long-term market opportunities

This report is ideal for business executives, technical product managers and marketing intelligence professionals who want to understand how to thrive in the business analytics market and gain competitive advantage.

Companies featured include Teradata, IBM, Oracle, Microsoft and more.

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Roundtable TSMS

Roundtable TSMS

Progress Technical Alliance Partner, Roundtable Software, helps you to control the costs of developing and maintaining your application with software configuration management for Progress OpenEdge with the latest version of Roundtable TSMS.   
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RDMBS

OpenEdge RDBMS | Advanced Enterprise Edition

Rapid changes in today’s business environment mean your tools need to both keep pace and be powerful enough to manage your intensive database needs. Progress delivers an innovative on-premise, cloud or hybrid computing and application production solution in one package—without breaking your budget or sacrificing security.
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DataReplication

Pro2 Data Replication Whitepaper

Pro2 takes advantage of built-in replication support for OpenEdge databases and provides the most reliable platform for consistent performance and data integrity with a minimal footprint.

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ADU

Automation/Deletion Utility for QAD Enterprise Applications

 Progress® Services® Automation/ Deletion Utility (ADU) makes archiving and deleting data simple. Our user-friendly interface lets you control and schedule the archiving process. Invoices, orders, transaction histories and customer information—you tell it what to archive and when.
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Multi-tenant

Multi-Tenancy Overview

To understand multi-tenancy as a database concept it is easiest to start with the original derivation of the term, which, of course, comes from the familiar world of real estate. An apartment building provides multi-tenant housing, serving any number of tenants—from individuals who live alone, to couples, groups, and families of various sizes. Within the apartment building, each of these tenants has its own set of requirements for accommodations, storage space, and utilities.
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Connectivity Solutions for All Your Data Sources

You can't fully leverage your data if you can't quickly and easily access it. Take a look at our standards-based data connectivity solutions that include the full range of relational, cloud, NoSQL and Big Data including ODBC, JDBC, ADO.NET and OData. Maximize your data, wherever it resides.
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Business Rules Engines for Child Welfare Programs

Powering Better Social Services

Why a Business Rules Engine is Essential for Child Welfare Programs

Over the last 20 years, child welfare department leaders hoped that a statewide automated child welfare information system (SACWIS) would streamline case management, give caseworkers access to more data to make child welfare decisions and improve the agency’s overall operations. Instead, they were left with severe technical issues, among a host of other issues.
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OpenEdge BPM: Top 25 Workfow Solutions

CIO Applications: 25 Workflow Solutions Transforming Business

Organizations today are finding the silver lining in workflow applications. Companies that envelop their environment with workflow applications have a competitive advantage—with streamlined business operations and enhanced productivity.  Progress OpenEdge BPM was named one of the top 25 workflow solutions transforming business today by CIO Applications magazine.  Find out why...
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Progress OpenEdge Table Partitioning Whitepaper: Improve Performance for Increased Concurrency

As one of the key features released in Progress® OpenEdge® 11.4,
Table Partitioning enables customer data and indexes to be
horizontally split into smaller storage units (partitions), while
maintaining logical integrity of the data.
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Multi-tenant Table

Solutions Brief: Multi-Tenant Tables

The Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) market continues to grow, with little signs of slowing. According to leading analyst firm, IDC, from 2015 to 2016 there was a 137-percent increase in the number of organizations using at least one cloud application to improve IT productivity, increase agility and decrease IT expenditures.    

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2016 Data Connectivity Outlook Survey

Whitepaper: 2016 Data Connectivity Survey

As with technology wars in the past —VHS versus Beta, Blu-ray versus HD DVD, or PS3 versus Xbox—the real winners are visionary managers that embrace technologies that are gaining the most traction.

Stay on top of the trends. Companies that bet on technology that falls to the wayside lose out with higher support and maintenance costs—and the ability to keep pace with an increasing avalanche of data.
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Enable a Pace Layered Approach

Enable a Pace-Layered Approach to Business Technology

While aware of the complexity of digital business, business users cannot understand why their business applications don’t work the way their mobile apps do. They have run out of patience. And IT has run out of time. Adopting a pace-layered strategy in order to serve as an enabler of business innovation can bridge the gap. 
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The Fastest, Easiest Way to Integrate Oracle Systems with Salesforce

Are you struggling with integrating data in Oracle systems like Siebel and JD Edwards with Salesforce? Are you feeling pressure to deliver data-driven features to your Salesforce users? The best way to do that is with Salesforce Connect, which uses OData to integrate external data. But Salesforce Connect doesn’t provide OData connectivity to Oracle. Nor does Oracle play well with OData. What’s needed is a connectivity solution that combines OData services with built-in access to Oracle. In this whitepaper, we’ll take a look at Salesforce Connect, OData and what to look for in a real-time connectivity solution.
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