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Posted on February 26, 2019

I have performed many swaps or switches for replication software for the IBM i and a question I hear often is “What is the difference between a swap/switches and a Virtual one?”  The feature of the virtual role switch/swap is

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Manually Moving the PCI Fiber Channel Adapter/IOA from Partition B to Partition A Note:  Not shown in this process/steps,  you will need to check and vary off, if needed, the resource using the physical adapter on Partition B, (i.e., tape

Questions to Ask Yourself When It Comes to Backup and Recovery
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When people talk to us about backup and recovery, one of the most common questions is “how often should I be doing a full system save?” Given we’re about to install PTFs or upgrade the OS, my response is always,

Posted on February 25, 2019

People are always asking me how often they should be performing PTF maintenance, and when is the right time to upgrade their operating system. I updated this article from last month with the current levels of PTFs. Let’s look at

Five Things to Consider When Selecting a Cloud Provider
Posted on February 22, 2019

Deciding to move to the cloud is often a decision made by the business; the idea is to reduce overhead and costs.  With so many companies offering cloud-based services, it can be difficult to determine which one is the best

Posted on February 20, 2019

A Word from iTech Solutions President, Pete Massiello. Greetings iTech Fan! As time marches on, sometimes you look back and think “Wow, that didn’t seem that long ago”. Well, that is my thought about Power6 and Power7 servers which are

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