iris-1 | [INFO] Starting InterSystems IRIS instance IRIS...
iris-1 | [INFO] Starting Control Process
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iris-1 | Allocated 1508MB shared memory
iris-1 | 953MB global buffers, 95MB routine buffers
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iris-1 | Starting IRIS
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· Nov 20, 2023
Working with Named Pipes

While creating my latest examples for the JavaContest I faced the need
to communicate with my code from a program in IRIS to my Java code.

Communication with |CPIPE| worked as READ or WRITE but not both?
In the Documentation Named PIPEs are explained rather shortly.
"Once open, a pipe acts like an ordinary device." Not so precise.
I failed to achieve my expected READ/WRITE as TCP would offer.

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· Oct 15, 2023
MIRROR for Embedded Python ?

MIRROR is the best solution for almost immediate replications to a Failover Server.
The related mechanics are based on Global Journaling.

Globals hold Data and Classes and Routines and more ...
If Mirroring is in place all is in sync. With minimum delays
This is of course rather useful for code changes in Classes, Routines, ....

To what extent is Embedded Python covered by Mirroring?
Or:
What is required to Synchronize EmbeddedPython like Mirroring.

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· Oct 15, 2023
embedded Python over ECP

With ECP we have the option to have a collection of Frontend instances
All Frontend servers typically have a common Master in the background
Concentrating data on the Master server is the primary goal.

As a side effect, this applies also to Classes, Routines, .. anything stored in Globals.
This is probably not the most efficient setup. But rather common anyhow.

Is embedded Python code also stored in Globals?

What is the recommended solution for a similar installation?

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For my Embedded Python ONLY demo package I need some user input.
Similar to ObjectScript

read "say somthing",reply

I use the Python equivalent

reply = input("say something")

And this works excellent without problems from Terminal or Doker console

BAD SURPRISE:
with WebTermnial ObjectSscript works fine, but embedded Python fails badly.

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· Mar 17, 2023
A confusing experience

During my last migration to IRIS I met this Compatibility parameter

  • NullSubscripts true
0 - Throw error when referencing a null subscript.
1 - Null subscript references do not throw an error.

The consequences are shocking. This was allowed:

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To prepare a migration to IRIS I use Docker images.
The (aged) application is built around Caché Terminal
And on Windows, IRIS uses the same ctelnetd.exe as Caché.

In my Docker installation, Telnet Settings are just grayed out in SMP.
and my Terminal can't 'connect.
Port mapping is OK and verified with TCP

Working from the console in Docker with the whole set of ESC and
screen formatting is not acceptable.
We tried WebTerminal but there is just no Partition behind as in Terminal.

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Question
· Mar 3, 2023
? %QUERY Wizard in VSCode ?

For my recent tutorial, I used %Query Wizard of Studio.

Could any of the VSCode experts please show me how to generate

Query Statement with input parameters, CONTAINID , ROWSPEC
and the required class methods
- <queryname>Execute()
- <queryname>Fetch()
- <queryname>Close()

I was just not able to do it.
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