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December 13, 2006
T-Mobile has plans to double its U.K. stores and uses IBM System i virtualization software to prevent its backup jobs from backing up.
August 02, 2006
Over the years we've all heard stories of the iSeries (AS/400) being nearly indestructible. It may have been thrown from a moving vehicle, caught in a fire, sealed in a wall or immersed in water and still came out smelling like an iSeries. Our ...
July 20, 2006
For the third consecutive quarter, iSeries sales have dropped. The disappointing numbers followed three consecutive quarterly increases, when IBM pushed the System i platform hard and got results in return.
July 18, 2004
Who says there's no such thing as free lunch? Here are a number of useful tools that can be used as is or customized to fit your needs. Check them out and see if any are good for your shop.
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Learn the Linux equivalent to WRKACTJOB and how NETSTAT works on in Linux. This tip continues to translate Linux commands for AS/400 adminstrators who are not familiar with the complexities of the language. Continue Reading
i5/OS is the name IBM has given to its newest release of OS/400 V5R3. i5/OS runs on IBM's i5 servers, which are based on IBM's Power5 microprocessors. Continue Reading
In IBM's AS/400 and iSeries line of computers, CIW (Computer Intensive Workload) is a measure that can be used to compare the workload-handling capability of different computer models when running application programs in which most of the computer ... Continue Reading
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While more comprehensive services exist, iScore from Vision Solutions offers a free and general introductory analysis of your system's health. Continue Reading
Testing performance of RLA in the IBM Java Toolbox against JDBC and native I/O for the AS/400 revealed that RPG on System i is the most efficient language, and DB2 is taken for granted. Joe Pluta built some benchmarks to compare different aspects of... Continue Reading
If you suspect that changes are being made by an external source, you can use an exit point program to monitor the activity and trace the IP address. Continue Reading
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You don't need to look far for tools to manage your system's security. Included in your iSeries is a generous set of utilities that can help you. Continue Reading
Although file shares are a convenient way to share data throughout a company, defining shares can create serious security exposures if OS/400 object authority hasn't been utilized. Continue Reading
Backing up your system to a save file can be a real time-saver, plus it's simple. Continue Reading
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Raymond Johnson answers five reader-submitted questions about performance tuning on the AS/400. Some quick tips and tricks for performance tuning are provided. Continue Reading
Helpful commands to manage drive space and view disk status. Continue Reading
Though the netstat command line tool is no substitute for full-blown systems monitoring software, it provides good, quick network information on demand. Continue Reading