SW development with PowerBuilder and MS SQL Server

SW development with PowerBuilder and MS SQL Server for a customer in the area of energy supply.


Project tasks:

  • Adaptation of SW-interfaces for SAP data exchange

  • SW-development of Power-Builder batch programs. The allow the generation of export- and import-files for the transfer of data between a MS SQL Server database and the SAP system.

  • Transformation of a host based application for the import of COBOL-formatted files into a client / server environment, using PowerBuilder-scripting, GUI representation and data storage in newly created MS SQL-Server database tables.

  • SQL tuning, code review of existing SW, Enhancement of database design

  • Execution of plausibility test in order to eliminate error sources in the input data of the applications. Implementation of new functionality in existing PowerBuilder applications to document company-internal on duty time tables.


Project environment:

  • MS SQL Server 2000

  • Enterprise Manager 8

  • Query Analyzer, Transact SQL

  • PowerBuilder 9


  • Windows XP