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Joseph Gulla

JOSEPH GULLA | IT Trendz | RSS

Linux Runs on Many Devices

Linux has many more uses and supports a greater variety of computing environments and associated workloads.

Michael AM Felt

MICHAEL AM FELT | SecuringAIX | RSS

Use Dual-Key Authentication for Special Accounts

A question about the risk of being able to login as root either remotely or limited to the (virtual) console came up on a discussion group in LinkedIn recently. Ideally, there is no need to ever login as root (the big question or risk being: who is root today). Instead, users should be logging as as themselves and then using a mechanism to switchuser (su, sudo, super, etc.) to root.

Dawn May

DAWN MAY | i Can | RSS

IBM i 7.2 – Audit PTF Install History

There was a short statement in the IBM i 7.2 announcement material: New PTF improvements for tracking of Security Audit Log. That’s not very clear is it? With IBM i 7.2, you now have the ability to track PTF installation history in the security audit journal. 

Jon Paris and Susan Gantner

JON PARIS AND SUSAN GANTNER | iDevelop | RSS

Time to Get Kids Coding

The Hour of Code is Dec. 8-14, 2014. Time to get the word out and get your local high schools engaged.

Steve Will

STEVE WILL | You and i | RSS

Announcing 7.2 TR1 (and 7.1 TR9 – and More!)

Today, October 6, 2014 IBM announces the first Technology Refresh for the IBM i 7.2 release. We’re doing this announcement in conjunction with the Enterprise 2014 conference, so if you are here in Las Vegas with us this week, you can learn about the details up close. For those of you who are elsewhere, today’s blog provides a quick overview.

Troy Coleman

TROY COLEMAN | DB2utor | RSS

Modern Storage and its Impact on DB2 Performance

While I've often written about the value of IBM Redbooks, I was surprised when a friend recommended I check out "IBM DS8870 with Firmware Release 7.3 Product Guide."

Rob McNelly

ROB MCNELLY | AIXchange | RSS

Reformatting IBM i pdisks to AIX hdisks

Recently I needed to reformat an IBM i LPAR as an AIX LPAR for some testing. After defining the partition and reusing the IBM i hardware, I tried to boot it from physical install media (as there is no VIOS on this machine).

 

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