Whitepapers

White Papers

Whitepaper: Migrating UNIX/LINUX OpenEdge Applications

This whitepaper highlights the benefits of migrating to a 64-bit environment. It explains how OpenEdge has provided customers with the ability to easily migrate their 32-bit applications to a 64-bit environment and discusses the potential performance benefit you may see by taking advantage of the capabilities provided by 64-bit systems.
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Data Sheet

Overview: Progress Corticon Enterprise Data Connector

Data connectivity can be one of the biggest bottlenecks in creating, changing and deploying enterprise applications. Progress® Corticon® Enterprise Data Connector (EDC) uses a unique, model-driven approach to data connectivity that eliminates the complex SQL coding traditionally associated with integrating business rules and enterprise applications. Read this product overview to learn how Corticon EDC reduces complexity by automatically generating optimized SQL for with model-driven connectivity, version control and compliance for decision services.
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Overview: Progress DataDirect Connect for ADO.NET

Progress DataDirect Connect for ADO.NET is the industry’s only suite of ADO.NET data providers with a 100% managed architecture, eliminating the need for database clients, boosting performance, and delivering a flexible, secure connection to Oracle, DB2, Sybase, and Microsoft SQL Server.
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Whitepaper: Deployment Architecture for .NET Environments

The Progress® Corticon® Business Rules Management System (“Corticon BRMS”) fits naturally in today’s service-oriented architectures (SOA), deploying as a service, and leverages the enterprise-class performance, scalability, and high-availability features of leading application servers. It has been designed to support standards critical to enterprise customers building and integrating composite applications. The Progress® Corticon® Server is the patented “no-coding” rules engine for Corticon BRMS, with performance unmatched in the industry. This document describes Corticon Server .NET runtime architecture with particular emphasis on how Corticon Server fits within various enterprise environment.
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Data Sheet

Overview: What's New in OpenEdge 11.3

Release 11.3 builds upon preview OpenEdge releases to further increase developer and business analyst productivity while still reducing the total cost of ownership of the business application. New capabilities accelerate and streamline processes by automating complex decisions - a must in today's rapidly changing business climate.

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Overview: OpenEdge BPM

Progress OpenEdge BPM provides an integrated authoring and runtime environment for developing, simulating and deploying process-oriented business applications.

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Whitepaper: Next Generation Business Rules - Realizing the Potential

After a brief primer on business rules, this whitepaper will discuss characteristics of first-generation business rules management systems (BRMS), with particular emphasis on key issues hindering customer success. This will set the stage for a deep dive into the next-generation Progress® Corticon® BRMS, tracing its unique model-driven approach and back to fundamental customer needs that have been underserved by first-generation products. Finally, this paper compares the technical differences between rule execution between the Corticon engine and other BRMS vendors’ engines, providing insights into performance and scalability.
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OpenEdge Management

Overview: OpenEdge Management

Your IT team can proactively monitor and keep applications running smoothly from anywhere with Progress OpenEdge Management.
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Whitepaper: Accessing the Progress OpenEdge AppServer from Progress Rollbase Using Object Script

Progress Rollbase provides a powerful business logic framework that enables automatic workflow by defining business logic via Triggers. JavaScript code can be called from these Object Script Triggers so that developers can access Progress OpenEdge from a Progress Rollbase server.
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Whitepaper: Closing the App Gap

As companies continue to seek to do more with less, they must also take advantage of emerging technology areas such as cloud and mobile computing to support competitive advantage. In looking at the experience of Progress OpenEdge customers and partners, Nucleus found they could deliver application innovation at a faster pace and lower overall cost than competing development environments, accelerating time to value and increasing business flexibility.
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Data Sheet

Overview: Progress DataDirect Connect/Connect 64 for ODBC: The Industry Standard for ODBC Drivers

Progress DataDirect Connect, Connect XE and Connect64 for ODBC are the fastest, most comprehensive suite of ODBC drivers for all major databases—Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, DB2, Salesforce.com, Sybase, Sybase IQ, database.com, force.com, and Progress OpenEdge 11 MT. Our unique “wire protocol” design eliminates the need for database client libraries, which greatly simplifies installation and administration and dramatically improves performance. In fact, these clientless drivers even outperform applications that use the database’s native (proprietary) API for database access. Progress DataDirect ODBC drivers are the industry standard for ODBC drivers, providing the advanced functionality, performance, and reliability developers need to quickly deliver high-quality, database-independent applications.
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White Papers

Whitepaper: Modernizing and Process-enabling Your Progress OpenEdge Business Applications

This white paper discusses why you should modernize your application; the differences between traditional and business process applications; the benefits of dynamic business process applications for both end users and developers; and how Progress OpenEdge BPM provides an intuitive and productive way to modernize and streamline your application.
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Whitepaper: QA & Performance Testing - Extensive Testing Ensures Data Connectivity That Works

Progress DataDirect ODBC, JDBC and ADO.NET data connectivity components are rigorously tested under production conditions using proprietary, Progress DataDirect in-house testing suites. These have evolved over 16 years to include millions of test cases, multiple connection modes and every known bug fix.
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Corticon in Insurance

Overview: Corticon in Insurance

Learn how Corticon BRMS is the catalyst for agile operational decision making in core insurance business processes.

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Datasheet

Overview: Progress DataDirect Solutions for SSIS

Regardless of whether you are executing SSIS packages that interface with Oracle in 32-bit mode or connecting to DB2 via a 64-bit Linked Server connection, Progress DataDirect will offer the best available performance. Progress DataDirect Connect for ADO.NET and Connect64 for SSIS utilize the same high performance “wire protocol” design of the Progress DataDirect market-leading ODBC drivers.
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Overview: OpenEdge DataServers

OpenEdge DataServers provide application developers with a transparent interface to a wide range of non-Progress database management systems.
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Automated Decision Processing

Whitepaper: Automated Decision Processing

To increase productivity and efficiency, companies are constantly looking for ways to improve the efficiency of business processes. But they often find it difficult to reconfigure operations to support their new strategic direction. As business activities grow in complexity, the need for a consistent, efficient, reliable and automated solution is critical. You’ll also learn how business rules engine Progress® Corticon® can quickly and efficiently transform complex policies and procedures into rapid, consistent decisions that can be made across business.
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Whitepaper: Deployment Architecture for Java Environments

The Progress® Corticon® Business Rules Management System (“Corticon BRMS”) fits naturally in today’s service-oriented architectures (SOA), deploying as a service, and leverages the enterprise-class performance, scalability, and high-availability features of leading application servers. It has been designed to support standards critical to enterprise customers building and integrating composite applications. The Progress® Corticon® Server is the patented “no-coding” rules engine for Corticon BRMS, with performance unmatched in the industry. This document describes Corticon Server’s JAVA runtime architecture with particular emphasis on how Corticon Server fits within various enterprise environments.
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Replication

OpenEdge Replication

Today, there is more pressure than ever for businesses to be always on and always available. The enterprise ecosystem has expanded to include customers, employees, partners, and suppliers - and all of these stakeholders are demanding services be available 24x7x365. With this heightened demand for availability, businesses can't afford downtime. Find out how Progress® OpenEdge® Replication and Replication Plus help to achieve business continuity. 

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Data Sheet

Overview: Type 5 JDBC Drivers vs. Type 4 at a Glance

Type 5 JDBC drivers offer the same client-side, single-tier, 100% Java architecture of Type 4 JDBC drivers, but address the limitations of many of the Type 4 JDBC drivers available today.

 

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