• March 29, 2006 29 Mar'06

    Reporter's notebook: Spring 2006 Common conference

    Common conference experts drop the ball at the town hall meeting, letting Mark Shearer and the System i team get off easy by asking the same question over and over again.  Continue Reading

  • March 28, 2006 28 Mar'06

    Q&A with Mark Shearer, Common Spring 2006

    System i users kicked off this year's COMMON conference by peppering executives with 'direct, candid feedback' Sunday night in Minneapolis. Bemoaning recent name changes (AS400, iSeries, i5, System i) and ambiguous advertising, techies did mix in...  Continue Reading

  • March 27, 2006 27 Mar'06

    Advanced trigger applications -- part 1

    The application of triggers to implement solutions for many data processing problems is limited by the imagination only. A trigger program can be attached to (or, associated with) any number of physical files using the ADDPFTRG command. You write ...  Continue Reading

  • March 24, 2006 24 Mar'06

    Resetting the SST user profile

    One member asks, "Can the SST user profile be reset? My company changed all default users. I have QSECOFR access. " Search400.com security expert Carol Woodbury responds.  Continue Reading

  • March 23, 2006 23 Mar'06

    iSeries user group COMMON previews conference

    As IBM's iSeries server platform stands on a cusp of sorts, with rollercoaster revenues and shifting execs, many iSeries pros turn to the user group COMMON for information. Search400.com recently traded e-mails with officials at the System i5 ...  Continue Reading

  • March 21, 2006 21 Mar'06

    Louisiana firm braces for more with better DR

    Jones Walker Law is hoping to apply,to its current DR plan what it learned last year when hurricanes forced it to change its replication process on the fly.  Continue Reading

  • March 20, 2006 20 Mar'06

    CAPP: What it represents for i5/OS

    When computer security issues started to become higher priority, the powers that be who set up standards developed the C2 standard (also known as "Trusted Computing Systems Evaluation Criteria [TCSEC], developed by the US Department of ...  Continue Reading