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Joseph Gulla

JOSEPH GULLA | IT Trendz | RSS

Roots of New Technology

In this post, I am writing about the drive for new technology. Is need driving innovation or is innovation driving demand? I plan to explore this perspective in the coming weeks. This first post in the series introduces the two main ideas.

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JESSE GORZINSKI | Open Your i | RSS

Level Up With PTF Group Level 4!

The IBM development team recently released a new PTF group level for open source PTFs, so today I wanted to provide a brief overview of what’s included in this update.

Michael AM Felt

MICHAEL AM FELT | SecuringAIX | RSS

RBAC and SUDO on AIX

I have a confession to make: Whenever I thought about SUDO I always thought in terms of SUDO versus RBAC, rather than RBAC and SUDO.

Dawn May

DAWN MAY | i Can | RSS

Route FTP and SMTP Workloads to Their Own Subsystem

Way back in V5R1, IBM introduced the ability to route FTP and SMTP workloads to their own subsystems. By default, FTP and SMTP server jobs run in the QSYSWRK subsystem, along with a lot of other IBM i server jobs. The Server Table in the IBM i Knowledge Center documents all the IBM i server jobs along with the default subsystem in which they run. The server table does state the subsystem is configurable for these servers, but it doesn’t give you any more information.

Jon Paris and Susan Gantner

JON PARIS AND SUSAN GANTNER | iDevelop | RSS

Need Another Reason to Convert to RPG IV?

Lately we've seen some sure signs that at long last RPGers are beginning to appreciate the power of RDi. The "signs" are that we have recently received similar questions from a number of new RDi users. To be more precise, the questions aren't the same, but the answer is the same.

Steve Will

STEVE WILL | You and i | RSS

Promoting IBM i – Fresh Faces!

In my previous two blogs, I’ve talked about reasons your executives might have to do a review of your platforms—things which indicate that the time is right to get prepared to promote the value of IBM i to your business leaders. To do that promotion, you need information. Today I’m going to address one of those reasons: staffing.

Troy Coleman

TROY COLEMAN | DB2utor | RSS

The New z/14 and Pervasive Encryption

Last week IBM unveiled the newest mainframe system--the z14. As noted in the announcement letter, the z14 is intended to provide the cornerstone for the "trust economy."

Rob McNelly

ROB MCNELLY | AIXchange | RSS

The Place to Go for AIX Updates

I've previously mentioned my fondness for reading technical documentation. Another great resource along those tech doc lines is the AIX updates IBM provides. For instance, here's what's new for AIX 7.2, and here's the update for AIX 7.1.

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