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JOSEPH GULLA | IT Trendz | RSS

2018 in Review: Project Management and Other Jobs in IT

As I wrote last week, I am looking forward to exploring new trends in 2019 and re-examining some topics that I have explored since I began the blog back in October 2013, more than five years ago. In this second post of 2019, I am taking a look back at two series that were fun and challenging to research and write. The first series was on projects and project management, and the second was related to other jobs in IT like IT architect and specialist.

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IBM CEX6S Achieves Unique PCI PTS HSM Certification

The IBM CEX6S with CCA offers an industry-unique and customer-focused set of PCI PTS HSM compliant features.

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JESSE GORZINSKI | Open Your i | RSS

10 Amazing Things that Happened in 2018

At the beginning of 2018, I stood in front of the IBM i Large User Group and made a not-so-bold promise: it’s going to be a breakthrough year for open source on this platform! Not surprisingly, my prediction held true. For today’s brief blog post, I wanted to list (in no particular order) 10 of the many amazing things that happened in 2018. 

Michael AM Felt

MICHAEL AM FELT | SecuringAIX | RSS

Back to Basics: aixpert

On the road again. Nothing surprising about that because I travel internationally two or more times a month. What is unusual is that this year about half of my trips are security related (the other main topic is performance although I prefer the term resource optimization).

Dawn May

DAWN MAY | i Can | RSS

Prestart Jobs and Connection Pooling

Connection Pooling is the ability to keep a connection to the server in place.  Connections in the pool can be reused by the same application, avoiding overhead associated with creating a new connection for each request. Connection pooling improves performance by reducing the number of jobs started and ended, as well as reducing the overhead of full opens and program activations.   

Jon Paris and Susan Gantner

JON PARIS AND SUSAN GANTNER | iDevelop | RSS

An Update on DATA-INTO and More News

We mentioned in our second article on DATA-INTO that " ... we look forward to seeing what third parties and open-source groups can do with it." Well soon after that piece was published we received good news and bad news. The good news was that Scott Klement had added a DATA-INTO JSON parser to his port of YAJL. That’s also the bad news: Now Jon has to come up with a new project as that was number one on his to-do list!

Steve Will

STEVE WILL | You and i | RSS

IBM i and Java Support

In the past few months, my team has been receiving many questions about Java, and especially about the support of Java, because of announcements Oracle has made about changes to how they will be supporting their versions of Java 8. We’ve had enough questions that we thought we ought to just publish something that clarifies what IBM i clients need to know about Java and its support options.

Rob McNelly

ROB MCNELLY | AIXchange | RSS

Replicating Changes Across Multiple HMCs

For any environment with multiple HMCs, data replication generally makes sense. IBM's Customizable Data Replication service can help you accomplish this, no matter how your HMCs are set up.

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