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PUG Presentations Fall 2011

Tom Bascom of White Star Software was the guest speaker at the Fall 2011 PUG meetings.  Tom is well-known in the Progress Community for his consulting expertise and experience with OpenEdge. He is a frequent speaker at Progress Exchange and Progress User Groups. His widely acclaimed and freely downloadable Progress tool set is used by Progress DBA's around the world.

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The most confounding performance problems are often application coding issues. These problems can be far more difficult (and expensive) to diagnose and cure than hardware or database & operating system tuning problems. A very powerful, yet little known tool that helps you take the guesswork out of the equation in order to target real problems rather than chasing phantoms and produce dependable results is the Profiler. The Profiler can be used in all versions and on all platforms of Progress from v8.2 forward.

This talk will cover practical usage of the profiler and includes demo code that you can put to work immediately.

To get the original (and possibly updated) presentation directly from Tom, visit


Calling widespread bad habits in database administration "Worst Practices" may seem extreme. However, when you consider the critical nature of most data, and just how damaging data loss or corruption can be - it seems pretty dead-on.

Although these behaviors are distressingly common among DBAs, they are curable with some shrewd management intervention. What follows is a guide to the habits we consider to be the worst along with some ideas on how to successfully eliminate them.

To get the original (and possibly updated) presentation directly from Tom, visit

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