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Posted on June 12, 2017

IBM i 7.1 is going to be headed for the IBM i support graveyard very soon.  IBM recently announced that IBM i 7.1 will be end of life on April 30, 2018, which means it’s time to move to 7.2 or 7.3.  We all know that you can stay on 7.1 and pay the service extension fees to IBM, but I’m not sure why you would throw your money away on that. IBM i 7.3 has been GA for over a year and it is a stable release. In fact, iTech

Posted on June 8, 2017

This newsletter includes: IBM i State of the Union Changing the default Subsystems that your ODBC jobs run in Pete’s Perspective: From Time Warp to the Future Release levels and PTFs As we come upon the end of June, we are approaching the vacation season here in the US.  I hope you get to enjoy your summer. The first half of this year I can summarize with meeting customers.  Whether it was at the many conferences we were exhibiting at, conferences we were speaking at, technical roadshows we did, or

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