Fasteners Clearing House Improves Domino performance on 1 million+ document NSF with PostgreSQL: MWLUG 2017 Presentation

Fasteners Clearing House Improves Domino performance on 1 million+ document NSF with PostgreSQL: MWLUG 2017 Presentation

Fasteners Clearing House (FCH) a global leader focused on connecting the supply chain for nuts, bolts, screws, washers, and other fasteners. FCH has a 1.2+ million document Domino NSF database that relies upon a mixture of the Full Text Index and traditional Notes view lookups. As business grew, FCH faced increasing scalability problems with a […]

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Prominic.NET Offers Free Hosting to IBM Champions

Prominic.NET Offers Free Hosting to IBM Champions

If you are or were an IBM Champion at some point in the past you can get your personal server hosted at Prominic.NET at no cost.   Prominic has been actively involved in developing and supporting the IBM Lotus Notes Domino community for almost two decades. In an effort to further foster the IBM Domino […]

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Prominic.NET Expands Worldwide Cloud Hosting Via IBM Softlayer

Prominic.NET Expands Worldwide Cloud Hosting Via IBM Softlayer

This week, Prominic.NET announced the expansion of its cloud hosting services to include a wider availability throughout Europe, Australia and Asia Pacific. The expansion has been prompted by the increasing demand in secure yet streamlined cloud hosting, especially in light of EU’s tightened regulations of data privacy. As a long-time IBM Business Partner, Prominic will be expanding its […]

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Why We Don’t Have Time Off

Why We Don’t Have Time Off

PTO and general time off policies have been in the news increasingly over the past couple of years, with a number of large tech companies making headlines with their generous time off policies. Flexible policies that allow for better life-work balance is not something new at Prominic. After all, we’ve had no time off since the 90s.

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SaaS Email Encryption:  Security and Peace of Mind Without the Hassle

SaaS Email Encryption: Security and Peace of Mind Without the Hassle

Digital security is a hot button issue that is front in center in the media and cannot be ignored. Sending information over the web in an unsecured fashion is a risky proposition for many reasons: an increased threat of identity theft, exfiltration of sensitive business information, and, increasingly, a threat of non-compliance with established standards governing the transmission of PHI and PCI.

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Migrating a Domino Application to Grails using Structure4

Migrating a Domino Application to Grails using Structure4

For the past couple years, Prominic has been working on tools to convert our Domino applications to Grails applications using a PostgresSQL database. We intend to release these tools as the Structure4 project when they are ready. In the meantime, we would like to give you a preview of how it will work.

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Ring Ring: Getting a Phone System that Works For You

Ring Ring: Getting a Phone System that Works For You

Have you tried different phone systems for your company over the years and are left with a somewhat working solution that you’ve now resigned yourself to keep using, for lack of better alternatives? This was the case for us until we have decided to do something about that and set out to build a new system that did exactly what we wanted it to. Here’s what we’ve looked at.

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Cross-Domain Database Migration Using AdminP

Cross-Domain Database Migration Using AdminP

As a follow up to an earlier post on Domino’s AdminP replica creation tool and how it can help you avoid filesystem-level copying or manually replicating databases from server to server when migrating your databases, here is a simple step-by-step guide on how to use AdminP to migrate databases between domains.

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Coding as a Profession

Coding as a Profession

If you are new to the field of software engineering and programming, nothing beats real-world experience. There are some adjustments you will need to go through in order to fit all your classroom knowledge into the framework of delivering on work projects. Here’s one young software engineer’s take on this process.

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How we hire at Prominic.NET

How we hire at Prominic.NET

Hiring a new employee is not only expensive but also disruptive in a company like Prominic. This is why we have created a hiring process that helps us hire intelligent, self-sufficient, self-directed and highly coachable employees who bring tremendous value to the company. Because we are very deliberate about selecting candidates who will fit our culture, among other things, we have had a very high employee retention and longevity rates.

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Securing Domino against POODLE with NGINX

Securing Domino against POODLE with NGINX

Security is ALL When the latest SSL exploit was announced earlier this week (Oct 14, 2014), we had been hopeful that some of our environments would be protected from the get-go. While all the community eagerly awaits a security patch from IBM for Domino itself– or at least support for IHS securing the traffic on […]

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