InterSystems IRIS Data Platform 2018.1.1
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Getting Started
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Welcome to the InterSystems IRIS Data Platform 
Provides a video introduction to InterSystems IRIS Data Platform.
InterSystems IRIS Overview   
Provides a high-level overview of InterSystems IRIS.
Installation Guide   
Describes the process of installing InterSystems IRIS on your system.
These brief documents provide a first look at key technologies and options within InterSystems IRIS.
First Look: Atelier with InterSystems IRIS   
Introduces the Atelier plug-in for Eclipse and shows you how to use it to create and run a simple class file.
First Look: Scaling Systems for User Volume with InterSystems Distributed Caching   
Introduces the use of distributed caching enabled by ECP to scale for user volume.
First Look: Deploying an InterSystems IRIS Sharded Cluster   
Introduces sharding and how it can be used to scale InterSystems IRIS Data Platform for data volume.
First Look: Data Resiliency and Mirroring   
Introduces the crash recovery, high availability, and disaster recovery capabilities of InterSystems IRIS.
First Look: JDBC and InterSystems IRIS   
Introduces connecting to InterSystems IRIS via JDBC: quick facts, a look at shared memory connections, and a chance to try it for yourself.
First Look: The Java Gateway and InterSystems IRIS   
Introduces the ability of InterSystems IRIS to interoperate with Java components through the Java Gateway.
First Look: InterSystems IRIS Native API   
Introduces how to access InterSystems IRIS globals from a Java application using IRIS Native.
First Look: ADO.NET and InterSystems IRIS   
Introduces connecting to InterSystems IRIS via the InterSystems ADO.NET Managed Provider.
First Look: .NET Gateway and InterSystems IRIS   
Introduces working with the .NET Gateway for InterSystems IRIS.
First Look: XEP Object Persistence with InterSystems IRIS   
Introduces how to store and retrieve persistent Java objects with InterSystems IRIS and the XEP object persistence API: quick facts, a hands-on demo, and comparison with other Java persistence options.
First Look: ODBC and InterSystems IRIS   
Introduces connecting to InterSystems IRIS via ODBC.
First Look: InterSystems SQL   
Introduces InterSystems SQL, the usage of common SQL statements with InterSystems IRIS, and a unique way to optimize query performance.
First Look: Optimizing SQL Performance with InterSystems IRIS   
Introduces InterSystems SQL query optimization techniques.
First Look: Developing REST Interfaces in InterSystems IRIS   
Introduces developing REST interfaces in InterSystems IRIS to provide access to databases and applications.
First Look: Connecting Systems in InterSystems IRIS Using Java Business Hosts   
Introduces creating business services and operations using Java Business Hosts.
First Look: Managed File Transfer (MFT) with Interoperability Productions   
Introduces the Managed File Transfer (MFT) feature, which enables easy inclusion of a third-party file transfer service directly into an InterSystems IRIS production.
First Look: Data Transformations   
Introduces the DTL Editor and how to transform data into a different format within a production.
First Look: InterSystems Cloud Manager   
Introduces InterSystems Cloud Manager and shows you how to use it to deploy InterSystems IRIS in a public cloud.
First Look: InterSystems IRIS in Docker Containers   
Introduces Docker containers and running InterSystems IRIS in a container.
First Look: SQL Search with InterSystems IRIS   
Introduces InterSystems IRIS support for SQL text search, which provides semantic context searching of unstructured text data.
First Look: Text Analytics with InterSystems IRIS   
Introduces InterSystems IRIS Data Platform™ support for Natural Language Processing (NLP) text analytics, which provides semantic analysis of unstructured text data in a variety of natural languages.
First Look: Role-Based Access Control   
Introduces role–based access control in InterSystems IRIS: quick facts and a chance to try it for yourself.
First Look: LDAP and InterSystems IRIS   
Introduces using an LDAP server to authenticate and assign privileges to InterSystems IRIS users.
First Look: Database Encryption   
Provides a brief, simple, hands-on introduction to InterSystems IRIS database encryption tools.
First Look: The InterSystems Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)   
Introduces public-key cryptography, Certificate Authorities (CAs), and PKI as available in InterSystems IRIS.
Quick Start: InterSystems IRIS Installation   
Guides the user through a single-instance installation of InterSystems IRIS for use with First Look guides.
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