OpenEdge Whitepapers

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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Seizing the SaaS Opportunity

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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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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Solution Brief: 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 Software as a Service (SaaS) cloud computing and application production solution in one package—without breaking your budget or sacrificing security.
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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-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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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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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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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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eBook: Application Modernization for the Digital Age

Transforming into a digital business doesn’t happen overnight. It starts with thinking about where your business is today, and where you want it to be tomorrow. A strategic approach to application modernization of core systems of record is the foundation to meeting the needs of the digital age.  Learn how to improve customer satisfaction, reduce costs, enhance the user journey, all while protecting the technology and financial investments your company has already made. 
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OpenEdge EBook

Progress OpenEdge: Delivering Transformative Applications

Constantly innovating and staying ahead of technology and business trends can be financially and resource intensive. That’s why you need an adaptable application development platform that can continuously meet your needs and accommodate
the ever-changing business landscape. Find out more about how Progress OpenEdge provides the latest technology to power your business for the digital age with the new modernization case studies reflected in this piece.
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Overview - Progress Academy

Progress Academy is an affordable, valuable OpenEdge instructor-led training class designed specifically for aspiring OpenEdge developers to provide them with the necessary fundamentals to become a productive member of your team after graduation.
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Skyward CS

Case Study -- Skyward Soars Higher with myDistrict360

As an industry leader in education management focused on helping school districts achieve success, Skyward, Inc., along with Progress, developed myDistrict360—a learning analytics solution to aid teaching and manage district efficiencies, based on Progress® OpenEdge® Analytics360™.
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Authorized Data Truncation

Authorized Data Truncation

The 11.5.1 release of Progress® OpenEdge® contains a new SQL feature called Authorized Data Truncation. This feature helps overcome the SQL width problem that is encountered when database  column values are larger than the column’s size as defined in SQL. 

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White Papers

Progress Corticon for OpenEdge

Progress® Corticon® Rules for Progress® OpenEdge® is a combination of two industry leading technologies used to automate decision making logic with agility and business control, helping organizations make better, smarter and faster decisions. The rules engine is used to separate business logic from application code in order to accommodate faster, and business driven, change.
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Managed Database Administration

Get secure, reliable and experienced database management from Progress Services.
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