• iSeries tutorials

    Search400.com's tutorials provide in-depth information on the iSeries. Our iSeries tutorials address areas you need to know about, including i5/OS,...

  • Seven IBM i project lessons learned in 2008

    With tight budgets, IBM i projects will have more pressures to be completed on time and on budget. Jim Mason shares his experience with projects in...

  • Quiz: iSeries (AS/400) History

    2003 marks the 15th anniversary of the AS/400 (now called the iSeries), so we thought we'd take a look back and see how it's changed over the years.

  • Quiz: iSeries (AS/400) Commands

    The iSeries (AS/400) is one of IBM's greatest success stories.

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  • The iSeries Blog has a new home on IT Knowledge Exchange

    The iSeries Blog has moved, and if you subscribed to the RSS feed, you should update the feed settings for the new location on IT Knowledge Exchange so you don't miss any important news or humorous stories about the AS/400.

  • Learn the i: iSeries DevCon coming up in Orlando

    If you are looking for opportunities to learn something new about the AS/400, a trip to Florida in October may be in order. Prepare yourself for the release of V6R1 and learn other new skills to put to use on your System i.

  • Become a self-taught System i guru

    If you want to shore up your AS/400 knowledge and career, there are many resources to turn to, including the Common user group, iSeries classes and IBM manuals.

  • System i Resume Building 101

    Get advice on the best way to build your System i resume from a recent IT job seeker. If you're between IT jobs or looking to boost your career, this tip is for you.

  • Fill in your System i security knowledge gaps

    System i security may not have been your college major. More than likely, you came into the job of security officer by chance. Expert Rich Loeber offers advice on how to fill in gaps of expertise and become an effective security officer.

  • Web skills crucial to iSeries programmer professional development

    As System i programming increasingly moves to Web applications, iSeries programmers and administrators need to learn Web languages, such as HTML, Javascript and SQL. Contributor Andrew Borts discusses valuable skills for working in an Internet environment

  • Managing Without Walls -- Chapter 7

    Transform a group of individuals working independently to achieve their own goals into a team working collaboratively to achieve the team's goals.

  • Know-IT-all Chapter Quiz Answer Key: iSeries Backup & Recovery

    Know-IT-all Chapter Quiz Answer Key: iSeries Backup & Recovery

  • Fast Guide: Just for Fun puzzles, games and more

    Here's a fast reference to all of our fun resources on Search400.com. Enjoy crossword puzzles, word searches, unbelievable iSeries stories, Know-IT-all quizzes and much more. Take a break from the daily grind and re-energize your brain.

  • System i/iSeries users share interesting blunders

    We've all made mistakes at one time or another and had to answer for our actions. Chances are, once you've made a major blunder, you don't make the same mistake twice. Here's our collection of the "whopper of all whoops" for your reading pleasure.

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  • Power Systems announcement shines at Common

    Attendees at this year's Common user group conference learned about IBM's big announcement that System i and System p will together become Power Systems. The merger has some wondering how to draw the AIX and Linux communities into the i family.

  • Become a self-taught System i guru

    If you want to shore up your AS/400 knowledge and career, there are many resources to turn to, including the Common user group, iSeries classes and IBM manuals.

  • Common board member: x86-based education threatens System i

    IBM System i user group Common welcomes Bob Krzeczowski to its board of directors as a newly-elected member. Bob has been a volunteer with Common as a speaker and a member of the Education Team for over 15 years. In this email Q&A, he discusses how System i can remain competitive in today's businesses.

  • Common board member discusses open source on System i

    IBM System i user group Common recently held elections to fill three posts on their board of directors. Long-time active iSeries and IBM midrange software development professional Dan Kimmel was re-elected to fill one of those posts. In this email Q&A, Dan discusses changes in Common and System i and makes the case for using open source.

  • Common board member highlights collaboration

    IBM System i user group Common recently held elections to fill three posts on their board of directors. Wayne Madden, who was up for re-election, was among those chosen. Wayne is vice president, group publisher and editor-in-chief of the IBM Technology Group at Penton Technology Media in Loveland, Co. In this email Q&A, Wayne talks about Common's roles and influence on IBM and the System i community.

  • COMMON product round-up: Modernizing the IBM System i

    IBM System i product releases at the COMMON users conference in Anaheim include PHP, VoIP and upgrading your green-screen applications so they look like a typical Internet browser.

  • System i professionals get scrambled

    Throughout the years we've seen a lot different names come and go for IBM's beloved system -– AS/400, iSeries and the System i. We've also met a lot of impressive System i professionals, some are still working with the system and others have moved on. Can you recognize these professional's names? Give it a try! See how many of these names you can unscramble.

  • iSeries shop talk with IBM executives

    IBM executives Mark Shearer, Elaine Lennox and Jim Herring answer questions about the iSeries, from marketing to the broad view to the technical future of the server platform.

  • Disaster recovery to lead Common iSeries user group conference

    The focus of Common's fall conference, being held in Miami next week, will be disaster recovery. The 6,500-member iSeries user group, representing more than 23,000 IT professionals, has had Beverly Russell as president since the fall of 2004.

    The iSeries has undergone some changes in the past year, including the much maligned name change to the System i. It is seeing a renewed marketing push from IBM in the face of revenue dropping in the last three quarters. IBM said that for the second quarter this year, revenue dropped because of a backlog in shipping related to compliance with European environmental regulations.

    Russell has been a part of Common since the early 1980s. Her full-time job is as IT director for E.D. Smith & Sons Ltd., a Canadian food manufacturer. In this Q&A with Search400.com, Russell talks about the fall conference, the benefits of the iSeries platform and where IBM stumbled in the past year.

  • All eyes on SOA at COMMON conference

    The rise of virtualization is paving the way for what analysts say is the next wave of server efficiency: Service Oriented Architecture. Users got a primer at this year's Common conference.

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  • Become a self-taught System i guru

    If you want to shore up your AS/400 knowledge and career, there are many resources to turn to, including the Common user group, iSeries classes and IBM manuals.

  • System i Resume Building 101

    Get advice on the best way to build your System i resume from a recent IT job seeker. If you're between IT jobs or looking to boost your career, this tip is for you.

  • COMMON, IBM accepting nominations for iSeries award

    IBM and the iSeries user group COMMON are sponsoring the second annual iSeries Innovation awards. Nominations for the awards are being accepted through the end of this month.

  • Employee loyalty slipping for some

    As more IT jobs get outsourced to offshore locations, employees are lucky to get additional training paid by their employer. But when they do receive free training, how much time do they owe their employer?

  • IT industry ends the year with a bang

    News from the information technology industry was downright dull for most of 2004 -- until a couple of blockbuster deals jazzed things up as the year drew to a close.

  • Fast guide to understanding offshore outsourcing

    Is your paycheck heading overseas in a bottle? "Offshore outsourcing" has become a "dirty" term for many. Executives looking for a cheaper way to run their companies are turning to less-expensive workers overseas while you're left fighting for your job. What can you do? Make sure you're up to date on the latest developments.