Sorry, copy/paste error. The survey url is http://dba.atmyportal.com/survey/public/survey.php?name=dba --- dba software <dbasoftware@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > We feel that the process of accessing non-IBM > databases from iSeries > system is not what it can be. Various strategies are > used but few of > them provide the seamless access that is required. > Many pages can be > written regarding the pros and cons of these > strategies, if you use any > of these you know what they are. > > Typical strategies: > *Importing / exporting of text files > *Expensive software products that are limited to > single database vendors > *Propriety API's that only work for a single > database > vendor > *Use JDBC to write import and export code while the > rest of the system > is written in an ILE language > > These days iSeries systems are rarely the only > database system in the > enterprise. Information typically has to be > exchanged > between iSeries > and non-iSeries databases like Microsoft SQL Server, > MySQL, Oracle and > other non-IBM databases. Our goal is to develop a > system that allows > RPG, C/C++, COBOL and other ILE languages to access > non-iSeries > databases as if it was an iSeries. In this system > you > would be able to > access non-IBM databases using the same methods that > you would use to > access data on a remote iSeries system (but it > happens > to be MySQL or > some other database). > > The scope of this development has not been > finalized. > We have created a > survey that will help us determine if there are > other > iSeries users > that feel the same way we do. We also want to better > understand the > functionality that other iSeries users would like to > have included in > the scope of this development. > > Please take a few minutes and complete the survey at > http://dba.atmyportal.com/surv > ey/public/survey.php?name=dba > > > > > ______________________________________________________ > Click here to donate to the Hurricane Katrina relief > effort. > http://store.yahoo.com/redcross-donate3/ > -- > This is the COBOL Programming on the iSeries/AS400 > (COBOL400-L) mailing list > To post a message email: COBOL400-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx > To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, > visit: > http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/cobol400-l > or email: COBOL400-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx > Before posting, please take a moment to review the > archives > at http://archive.midrange.com/cobol400-l. > > ______________________________________________________ Click here to donate to the Hurricane Katrina relief effort. http://store.yahoo.com/redcross-donate3/
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