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Joseph Gulla

JOSEPH GULLA | IT Trendz | RSS

Future of Testing

This last post in the series on enterprise testing concentrates on innovations and a few products that will impact the future of testing for these two communites of programmers.

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JESSE GORZINSKI | Open Your i | RSS

Eight Reasons to Embrace SSH

In my previous post, I gave a brief introduction to the concept of a shell and focused on SSH connectivity. Often, when we think of a command-entry interface to our IBM i system, we think of a 5250 emulator. Perhaps we also know QSHELL as an interface to run open source or other commands in the root (/) or /QOpenSys filesystems.

Michael AM Felt

MICHAEL AM FELT | SecuringAIX | RSS

Sweet32 Birthday! Your First Thoughts?

My first thought was of when I was Sweet16 and had never been kissed (yeah, a bit late to that aspect of life). But I knew Sweet32 was going to be something different as I first saw the term in an AUSCERT notice.

Dawn May

DAWN MAY | i Can | RSS

End Subsystem Options—Optimize Ending Your Subsystems

The End Subsystem (ENDSBS), End System (ENDSYS), and Power Down System (PWRDWNSYS) commands all have the End Subsystem Options (ENSSBSOPT) parameter. This is nothing new—it’s been there for a long time. In case you are now aware of this parameter, this blog is for you.

Jon Paris and Susan Gantner

JON PARIS AND SUSAN GANTNER | iDevelop | RSS

Jon's First IT Job

Reminiscing seems to go hand-in-hand with getting older, and so we thought we'd use this post to reminisce about how we got started in IT. We invite you to join in by sharing your own memories of how you got started in the comments section. Today we're going to get the ball rolling with Jon since he's the "senior" member of the partnership. Susan will tell her "getting started" story in a later post.

Steve Will

STEVE WILL | You and i | RSS

Promoting IBM i—TCO, TCA, Reliability and Strategy

Several of my blogs this year have concerned the topic of preparing yourself to promote the value of IBM i to your organization. Today, we’re going to discuss three other resources you have, two of which were published very recently.

Troy Coleman

TROY COLEMAN | DB2utor | RSS

Dealing with Db2 10-11 Migration Incompatibilities

Recently, someone on the DB2-L forum was seeking help with an application that started failing following an upgrade from Db2 for z/OS 10 to Db2 for z/OS 11. With Db2 10 going out of support on Sept. 30, there's undoubtedly a lot of migrations going on right now. With this in mind, I thought I'd point out some places to go for migration information.

Rob McNelly

ROB MCNELLY | AIXchange | RSS

POWER9: What's Already Out There Says Plenty

In March I wrote about the POWER9 roadmap. More recently, I sat in on a confidential briefing about the upcoming release. All I can really say about it is that some exciting things are coming, and I can't wait to share the details with you.

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