filterCSV, An Open Source Preprocessor For Mind Mapping Software

I have a number of ideas for things I want to open source, some directly related to the day job and some not. This post is about one piece of software that I use in my day job but which you probably wouldn’t recognise as relevant to mainframe performance. To me the rule of thumbContinue reading “filterCSV, An Open Source Preprocessor For Mind Mapping Software”

Let’s Play Master And Servant

I’ve been experimenting with invoking services on one machine from another. None of these machines have been mainframes. They’ve been iPads, iPhones, Macs and Raspberry Pis. I’ve used the plural but the only one actively dualed is iPhone. And that plays a part of the story. For the purpose of this post you can viewContinue reading “Let’s Play Master And Servant”

Mainframe Performance Topics Podcast Episode 25 “Flit For Purpose”

It’s been a long time since Marna and I recorded anything. So long in fact that I’d forgotten how to use my favoured audio editor Ferrite on iOS. But it soon came back to me. Indeed the app has moved on somewhat since I last used it – in a number of good ways. So,Continue reading “Mainframe Performance Topics Podcast Episode 25 “Flit For Purpose””

More On Native Stored Procedures

(Originally posted 2019-08-25.) This follows up on Going Native With Stored Procedures?, and it contains a nice illustrative graph. I could excuse a follow up so soon with the words "imagine how unreadably long the post would be I had written this as all as one piece”. However, the grubby truth is I got toContinue reading “More On Native Stored Procedures”

Going Native With Stored Procedures?

(Originally posted 2019-08-04.) I hope the term “Going Native” isn’t considered offensive. If it is my defence is that I didn't coin the term “Native Stored Procedures” and that’s what I’m alluding to. This post is about realising the benefit of Native Stored Procedures for DDF callers. Most particularly, assessing the potential benefit of convertingContinue reading “Going Native With Stored Procedures?”