Reaching another TRIRIGAFEEDIA milestone


Last week, December 5th, 2019 was the 5th anniversary of TRIRIGAFEEDIA. Another impressive milestone! Where have I been? Well, let’s just say that 2018 and 2019 have been very busy years. And I have no doubt that 2020 will be just as interesting, if not more so. Speaking of which, you might’ve noticed by now that IBM developerWorks is showing an important banner at the top of its wiki pages:

“The developerWorks Connections platform will be sunset on December 31, 2019. On January 1, 2020, this wiki will no longer be available.”

However, I’ve also learned that our specific wiki will remain frozen in read-only mode until the end of January 2020 before disappearing. Despite the challenges, the TRIRIGA team has been busily preparing a new wiki platform alternative. While the initial wiki pages may be populated as soon as January 2020, more and more batches will steadily follow, and the final pages may appear several months later.

So if you have a favorite wiki page that you might need during our migration process, I encourage you to print them to PDF for safekeeping. In any case, I’m excited about what I’ve seen of the cool new wiki platform so far. Stay tuned! Thanks again for reading, following, and feeding TRIRIGAFEEDIA. I appreciate it!

[Updated 12.13.19]

Interestingly, one day after I posted this entry, IBM updated their wiki banner:

“The developerWorks Connections platform will be sunset on January 2, 2020. This wiki will no longer be available unless an extension has been requested.”

[Updated 12.19.19]

Unfortunately, IBM didn’t approve the direction of our new wiki alternative. So we’ll discuss our next steps in January 2020. Meanwhile, I’ve learned that our current wiki will remain frozen in read-only mode until the end of March 2020. Stay tuned!

[Admin: This post appeared first on TRIRIGAFEEDIA.]

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Why doesn’t the SQL data match the viewed TRIRIGA application data?


Is anyone using the system organization for their security groups? We have noticed a problem to which IBM doesn’t seem to be giving enough any attention, and I’m wondering how many clients have even found this yet.

I posted the following statement in IBM developerWorks hoping to get some attention. We are starting to notice a few areas where the SQL data doesn’t match what is viewed in the application. Here is an example:

  • (1) First, you need a query that displays a list of leases and one of the columns is the system org. (Make sure that column has a user filter.)
  • (2) Now, note the system org name on one of the records.
  • (3) Go to that org record. Edit the org name (for example, add “test” to the end of it), and activate the org record.
  • (4) Go back to that query.
  • (5) The system org displays the new value on the lease and in the query.
  • (6) Enter a user filter for “test” in the system org column. But the query doesn’t recognize the edit…

[Admin: The same question is also posted in the main Application Platform forum. This post is related to the 01.04.17 post about filters failing when using changed classification values. To see other related posts, use the SQL tag or Filter tag.]

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Where can you find the IBM TRIRIGA Workflow Analysis Utility?


The IBM TRIRIGA Workflow Analysis Utility analyzes workflow performance and process execution. The utility reads IBM TRIRIGA performance logs and displays performance analytics for workflows, including workflow execution time, and process flow (the order in which workflows ran and what triggered them to run).

Download and unzip the WorkflowAnalysisUtility.zip file. Included in the ZIP file is a WFAnalysisUtility.pdf file that contains instructions on how to use the utility. The utility does not require installation, but some configuration might be necessary to get it to run in your environment.

The utility has been updated to use Java 8.

[Admin: This post is related to the 05.27.16 post about the Workflow Agent slowing down, and the 03.13.15 post about an issue with the utility.]

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Do you use developerWorks for helpful IBM TRIRIGA discussions?


One problem I’ve had in the 5 years I have been working with TRIRIGA is the lack of online resources when you encounter a problem. Recently, I have found myself using developerWorks more and more frequently. The volume of discussions has reached a certain maturity, so that now it is a hub of useful information. This has been helped by the fact that the IBM TRIRIGA platform and application developers actively take part in the discussions.

Since more users will make it an even stronger resource in the future, I strongly recommend you take a look at the IBM TRIRIGA forum on developerWorks. Next time you have a problem, with luck, you’ll be able to search for an existing answer or the community will point you in the right direction.

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