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Joseph Gulla

JOSEPH GULLA | IT Trendz | RSS

Methods and Tools for IT Consolidation Projects

In this, the third of a three-part exploration of the IT consolidation topic, I discuss methods and tools that are important to the success of consolidation projects as they impact risk and the predictability of outcomes.  

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JESSE GORZINSKI | Open Your i | RSS

IBM i Open Source and the Talent That Follows

Today's topic is IBM i development skills. IBM has been committed to ensuring that talented employees of all backgrounds can flourish on the platform. This is evident with the evolution of RPG, the continued enhancement of developer tools, the invention of Open Access, and so on.

Michael AM Felt

MICHAEL AM FELT | SecuringAIX | RSS

The Danger of SUID, and using FLRTVC to Identify Vulnerabilities

Earlier this week, IBM Security released a notification about “an unspecified vulnerability that would allow a locally authenticated user to obtain root." Reading deeper, it seems the programs listed (bellmail, caccelstat, iostat, lquerypv, restbyinode, and vmstat) all use “suid” to root, and are executable by anyone. 

Dawn May

DAWN MAY | i Can | RSS

IBM i 7.2 Improved Temporary Storage Tracking (Part 8)

It has been quite some time since I’ve written about temporary storage tracking enhancements introduced with IBM i 7.2.
 

Jon Paris and Susan Gantner

JON PARIS AND SUSAN GANTNER | iDevelop | RSS

IBM i Loves RPG

Happy Valentines's Day! With everyone declaring their undying love for one another today, we thought we'd investigate the ongoing and still vibrant relationship between RPG and IBM i.

Steve Will

STEVE WILL | You and i | RSS

POWER9 for IBM i and the Announcement of 7.3 TR 4

Today, February 13, 2018, is announce day for the Technology Refresh 4 (TR4) of IBM i 7.3 and TR8 of IBM i 7.2. In line with our IBM i communication strategy, this blog will cover highlights of the announcement, and further information will be found starting today on the IBM i site on ibm.com, the Power Systems site, in Knowledge Center, and on developerWorks. We’ll have more information in blogs and articles to be rolled out over the next few weeks. So, lets’ get started!

Troy Coleman

TROY COLEMAN | DB2utor | RSS

The Latest on Data Server Manager

I'm just back a week at the Db2 for z/OS Silicon Valley Lab (SVL), where we discussed z Analytics products. One of the sessions I really enjoyed was the hands-on lab for Data Server Manager (DSM). This recently updated solution has lots of new features to help administer, monitor, manage and optimize not just Db2 for z/OS, but the entire Db2 family (Db2 for z/OS, Db2 for LUW, Db2 on Cloud, Db2 Warehouse on Cloud, Db2 Warehouse Private).

Rob McNelly

ROB MCNELLY | AIXchange | RSS

IBM Unveils Six POWER9 Servers

IBM is announcing six new POWER9 scale-out servers today, with general availability set for March 20. IBM is touting these systems as future forward, cloud-ready infrastructure for mission critical workloads. The systems will max out with 4 TB of memory and will have PCIe Gen4 adapters, which doubles the bandwidth of Gen3 cards.

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