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Monday, May 8 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
25BJ PHP and DB2 Essentials

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DB2 is the heart of IBM i. For PHP applications, the DB2 database provides performance, data integrity, remote connectivity, and security. This session will show the right way to use DB2 with PHP. Topics include: NEW features of DB2 and ibm_db2 that can make life easier for developers, performance tips, prevention of SQL injection, library list options, and how to connect IBM i's DB2 from Windows and Linux.

Learning Objectives:

1. Understand how to get the best performance from DB2 with PHP on IBM i
2. Take steps to secure applications by using parameter markers (prepared statements)
3. Learn about new features that help performance and stability
4. Make the right choices when configuring your application for library lists and more This session 170479.

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Alan Seiden

Principal, Seiden Group
As the most experienced PHP expert on the IBM i platform, Alan Seiden helps IBM i teams develop smart, high-performance web and mobile applications using PHP, Zend Server, RPG and DB2. Founder of Seiden Group, an independent consultancy, Alan also works closely with some of the best minds at both Zend and IBM on behalf of his clients. | An award-winning speaker, Alan has been called "the performance guru of PHP on IBM i." Alan is a passionate advocate for open source. Among his many contributions to the PHP on IBM i community, Alan co-developed the PHP Toolkit with IBM, became one of the first Zend Framework certified engineers, was named a “must-read” writer of a “Top 10 IBM i Blog," consulted on IBM's manual PHP: Zend Core for i5/OS, and created the Club Seiden community to nurture young talent and IBM i open source. Contact him at Seiden Group, Ho-Ho-Kus... Read More →

Monday May 8, 2017 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Turks 3, Turks Level
  • Operating System IBMi
  • Focused Education Roadmap PHP Programming
  • Session Content Level All
  • Award Winning Sessions Bronze Medal
  • Audience Anyone using PHP who uses DB2 will learn something from this talk.

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