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SQL Error Logging Facility better known as SELF.  This is one of the best kept secrets on the IBM i. The SELF support provides a lightweight, production safe way to see what is happening on your IBM i in regard to the SQL being run. Do you have warning messages that are being ignored, or worse yet, errors that are happening but ignored.  While these may seem ok as they are ignored, these issues in your SQL have the potential to cause you harm.  SELF provides a flight recorded that registers these sort of issues giving you the data you need to see what is happening and better yet, pinpoint where you need to fix things.  In this iSee we demo how to turn on , the latest new features and give you the SQL such that you can start using it today.

Tim Rowe

Business Architect Application Development & Systems Management for IBM i

Tim Rowe is the Business Architect for IBM i responsible for System Management and Application Development. He has a passion for modernization on IBM i and how we can continue to move IBM i into the world of 'Normal' . In his spare time he is a certified Soccer referee and enjoys refereeing games with his youngest son.

Scott Forstie

Db2 for i Business Architect

Scott Forstie is a Senior Technical Staff Member within IBM i development and spends most of his time working as the Db2 for i Business Architect. He has worked on IBM operating system development since joining IBM in 1989.

Scott is a frequently published author, speaker at industry events around the globe and can be found @Forstie_IBMi and Scott is an avid runner and enjoys cooking.


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