Progress Software Lowers Its Sights

The catalyst for Progress’ shift: activist investor Starboard Value LLP. Starboard’s public letter to new Progress CEO Jay Bhat [link] laid out the ugly financial picture the company had become. PRGS rose substantially after the announced strategy shift, as you’d expect from the promise of a cleaned-up balance sheet. But the hard challenges of future growth remain. First, there’s still no value greater than the sum … Continue reading Progress Software Lowers Its Sights

Progress OpenEdge AppServer Session Models

Session-Managed The AppServer maintains context between requests for each client that it services, and each such clientparticipates in a persistent connection to the AppServer. The connected AppServer is dedicated to serving that one client until the connection between them is terminated. In this session model, all client requests are single-threaded, meaning that the AppServer does not handle another request from the same client until it … Continue reading Progress OpenEdge AppServer Session Models