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SQuirreL SQL Client-How to Install,Configure and Connect to DB2

Somnath Niyogi's picture

Hi Friends,

I was thinking of accessing mainframe database by using some freeware tool to run basic queries without using the licensed hummingbird software and here I got one, Squirrel SQL Client. I installed it in my system and made necessary configuration to talk to mainframe db2 LPC tables.

SQuirreL SQL Client is a graphical Java program that will allow you to view the structure of a JDBC compliant database, browse the data in tables, issue SQL commands etc.

Wireless Network War-Which Wireless Network is the Best

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Wireless Network War: Which Wireless Network is the Best?
Cutthroat competition is always a funny thing, but the game is even odder when it comes to wireless providers. The truth is that even though customers are likely to complain about dropped calls and horrible customer service, they are unlikely to switch to another provider. Why? The simple truth is that because wireless service is such a dizzying equation of factors ranging from price to coverage to contracts, the bottom line can seem elusive.  Here, we put a few of the  top players head to head to make things a little simpler.

Various ways to print the content of hash in Perl

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What is the various ways to print the contents of a hash?

Hash in Perl is nothing but an associative array i.e. Each key is associate with its value and can be displayed using either key or value. It is preferred over simpler array because instead of printing value based on index number, you can print by using key.

  1. $hash{'key'} = 'value';

We will discuss Hash fundamentals in another tutorial where I will explain everything which is required to understand hash clearly with some examples. Let’s see here, how we can display the contents of hash. We assume we have a hash defined as %hash = (some key value pairs);

Which Adobe Product is good for image,logo,magazine -simple comparison

Sanjeev Kumar Jaiswal's picture
Many of us are aware of Image manipulation application like Adobe Photshop, GIMP etc. Now adobe has lots of useful products for each category. We have Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign basically for Image,logo related stuffs.

Which one of these is good for what purpose. Here is the basic Difference chart which depicts the most common strengths and weakness of these three Adobe products. 
  • Adobe Photoshop is always good for Image manipulation
  • Adobe Illustrator is very famous for logo designing
  • Adobe InDesign is famous for magazine production

Build records without a program

Somnath Niyogi's picture

I am following various mainframe forums and I find this interesting utility IEBDG-Test Data generator. I did not know about this utility for long. Sometimes we had to build millions of records to volume test an application. I always hate to write a program as it takes time to construct and test it (still might have some errors). I looked for an Utility that could build records without any input and IEBDG helped me out.

To illustrate, below is an example code that builds 100 different records without any input

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