- 03/10–12/2015Lake Lawn Resort, Delevan, Wisconsin, USAI'll be presenting several talks. Excellent conference of a size that affords opportunity to spend time with speakers.
- 04/14/2015Goeglein Catering, 7311 Maysville Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46815 "A day with Alan Seiden" at STATUS. Workshop format, combining talks on PHP, RPG, DB2, performance, IBM i, with interactive approach, tackling attendee needs.
- 04/26–29/2015Anaheim, CaliforniaI'll be giving several talks about PHP on IBM i, performance, and more, at the largest Power Systems conference and expo
- 06/02/2015VisTaTech Center, Schoolcraft College, 18600 Haggerty Rd., Livonia, MI 48152 (near Detroit)A one-day conference with over 50 sessions and a vendor showcase. An efficient, cost-effective way to update your knowledge. I'll be speaking about web performance, DB2 and PHP, the new PHP toolkit for IBM i, and more.
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Zend Framework 2 (ZF2) provides optimization techniques that are often overlooked by published performance tests. One excellent source for such techniques is a presentation by Gary Hockin. I was thrilled when my client and friend King Harrison IV of K3S … Continue reading
Zendcon, the premier PHP conference, Oct. 27-30, 2014, has a dedicated IBM i track and a special day of IBM i workshop tutorials, to be presented on Oct. 27 by consultant Alan Seiden and IBM’s Tony Cairns, teaching details of performance and DB2 while answering attendee questions in a focused setting. Other tutorials will teach advanced Git, Zend Framework 2, and more. Mike Pavlak will present sessions, co-host an IBM i reception, and ensure that Zendcon is an excellent investment for IBM i attendees. Conference in Santa Clara, California. More information: http://zendcon.com or http://www.alanseiden.com/2014/08/12/zendcontutorial-discount-expires-aug-15/ Continue reading
I recently needed to know if a client’s IBM i 7.1 system had Technology Refresh 4 (TR4). If it did, I could use the relatively new INSERT with remote SUBSELECT technique, which allows a single SQL statement to copy DB2 … Continue reading
ZendCon, the premier PHP conference, October 27-30, 2014, in Santa Clara, California, has a discount expiring August 15 31 (extended!). When you register, be sure to include the tutorial day (Oct. 27). If you already registered but forgot to add … Continue reading
Clients have asked me whether their IBM i servers may be vulnerable to hackers due to the widely publicized OpenSSL Heartbleed bug. The answer is no. IBM i is safe from this bug, which is present only in specific OpenSSL … Continue reading
Alan answers questions about DB2 for IBM i support in Zend Framework 2. Continue reading
Here is the easiest way to determine which version of Zend Server is installed on a given IBM i system. From a 5250 command line, follow these four steps: 1. GO LICPGM 2. Take option 10 (Display installed licensed programs) … Continue reading
This blog, alanseiden.com, has been named to the “Best i Blog Bets” top 10 list by Alex Woodie, Senior Editor of IT Jungle. Thank you to Alex for this honor. This site will continue to offer articles, presentations, event listings, … Continue reading
IBM i had a solid presence at ZendCon, the Zend/PHP conference. IBM itself was a sponsor and staffed a booth (Tim Rowe and Tony Cairns). Here are a few photos from the conference. I’ll post more when I get time.