How to choose the right cursor type in embedded SQL calls

[fa icon="calendar'] May 29, 2018 8:31:24 PM / by Matt Ledger posted in DataFlex

Flex2SQL for Microsoft SQL Server allows developers to use either client-side or server-side cursors in their embedded SQL queries. In Flex2SQL Version 15, we significantly improved these queries' performance, so your DataFlex app can conduct embedded SQL queries even more quickly.  

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Windows 10 Version 1803 Update Breaks Some Applications

[fa icon="calendar'] May 10, 2018 6:06:32 PM / by Oliver Nelson posted in News

We have received multiple reports of problems accessing database servers from within applications after updating Windows 10 to the latest version 1803. This same issue is being reported in DataFlex, VB6, VB.NET, Delphi, and other languages as well.

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Parameterized Query Support, Smarter Debugging, & More in New Flex2SQL v15.0

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 11, 2018 10:01:34 AM / by Mertech Data Systems, Inc. posted in DataFlex, Webinars, News

Flex2SQL’s recent Version 15 release includes a series of exciting, asked-for new features, plus a significant performance increase in embedded SQL calls - up to 5 times faster than previous versions

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5 Must-Read Resources to Help IT Managers Prepare for GDPR

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 12, 2018 5:16:14 PM / by Amanda McCluney posted in DataFlex, Btrieve, DevOps, Databases

With the May 25th deadline looming closer, it’s easy to find resources on the topic of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation and what it will mean for organizations around the globe. In fact, a search query now yields so many results that it becomes overwhelming trying to sort through them all; some facts are repeated over and over, while other questions seem to go unanswered no matter how you search for them.   

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What's New in Microsoft SQL Server 2017 [Webinar 50min]

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 14, 2017 9:00:00 AM / by Mertech Data Systems, Inc. posted in Webinars


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Power BI & Thriftly: Business Intelligence Made Easy [Webinar 30min]

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 14, 2017 1:00:00 PM / by Mertech Data Systems, Inc. posted in Webinars


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Easiest way to build a Web API in .NET - C# using

[fa icon="calendar'] May 11, 2017 11:34:00 AM / by Antonio Perez posted in APIs

Thriftly is a suite of tools designed to help you build, test, and publish a .NET web API that simultaneously handles multiple protocols. Your .NET API will support any client that can make calls in SOAP, REST, JSON-RPC, Thrift Binary or Thrift Compact through HTTP or TCP/IP socket transports without any changes to the existing codebase. All you need to do is write your C# function, and Thriftly will handle the rest. No need to dive deep into another . NET web framework ever again. Thriftly also has built-in support for Microsoft’s Azure API Management to add additional features to your Thriftly API!

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Top 5 Hybrid Cloud Advantages for Independent Software Vendors

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 14, 2017 11:00:00 AM / by Mertech Data Systems, Inc. posted in DevOps

Ironically, clouds are making the future of enterprise computing a lot brighter. By now, cloud computing has gone far beyond a simple buzzword; it's now a trend that offers the possibility of transformational change for your business.

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Advantages of Local APIs for Independent Software Vendors

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 7, 2017 11:00:00 AM / by Mertech Data Systems, Inc. posted in APIs

Creating an API for your application can be an easy task that takes you mere minutes -- or a seemingly insurmountable challenge that requires weeks of hard work. It all depends on whom you're designing the API for and what it's intended to do. However, there are a few major concerns that tend to crop up when designing business APIs: data security and credentials management, integration with older systems on the back end, and concerns about support and infrastructure.

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Build Hybrid Cloud and IoT Applications with

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 30, 2017 1:05:00 PM / by Riaz Merchant posted in APIs, News

I am pleased to share with you that THRIFTLY.IO has officially come out of beta and is now a released product. Thanks to all our customers who participated in the beta and provided us with valuable feedback.

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