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Posted on June 2, 2020

Sips & Tricks: Coffee with iTech Using Visual Explain in ACS to Enhance the Performance of SQL Processing Monday, June 22nd, 2PM ET [ Register Now ]

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Sips & Tricks: Coffee with iTech Using Access Client Solutions Friday, June 19th, 11AM ET [ Register Now ]

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Sips & Tricks: Coffee with iTech Assure Unified Interface for MIMIX Monday, June 15th, 2:00 – 2:30 PM ET [ Register Now ]

Posted on May 29, 2020

Webinar: Advantages of Virtual Tape Libraries In this session, iTech Solutions and Cybernetics will cover the advantages and benefits a Virtual Tape Library can bring to your business, including real customer stories and examples. Wednesday, June 17th, 1PM ET [ Register Now ]

Posted on May 28, 2020

This newsletter includes: Saving IFS Objects: How to Specify a Device or Save File Finding Pending Job Logs iTech iTip Videos Startup Program for MIMIX Using Visual Explain in Access Client Solutions to Enhance the Performance of SQL Processing A Simple Case for COBOL [ Webinar Series ] Sips & Tricks: Coffee with iTech [Podcast Episode] How to Promote IBM i to Your Business Upcoming Events IBM i, FSP, and HMC release levels and PTFs ( May 2020) During this time of change, one thing you can depend on is

Posted on May 27, 2020

Below is a table of the major group PTFs for the last few releases. This is what we are installing for our customers on iTech Solutions Quarterly Maintenance program.

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Our monthly newsletter topics here at iTech Solutions typically zero-in on purely technical subjects related to IBM i hardware/software and system-level functionality, but every now and then a topic comes along that is more development-related in nature but is also so technically noteworthy that it has both development-level and technical-level relevance, and this is one of those topics. The SQL tsunami has long since taken over the IBM i world with most every shop doing some form of SQL development, it could be in the form of embedded SQL in

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Savings objects from the Integrated File System (IFS) is not quite as straightforward as saving them from the QSYS.LIB file system using commands such as SAVOBJ and SAVLIB. For example, a SAVLIB command has a parameter called DEV where you can simply specify the name of the device you want to use for the save. This could be a tape drive like TAP01 or a tape library like TAPMLB01. It could also be a save file, in which you would specify *SAVF and then the name of the save file

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After a recent iTech Sips and Tricks, I was speaking to David Larsen from Cabinetry by Karman in Utah, and he had a great tip that he wanted to share with everyone.  So, he sent me some information that I reformatted as a technical tip for our newsletter.  Thanks, David !!! If you have ever used the Display Job Table (DSPJOBTBL) command to see the number of jobs on your system, you might have seen more jobs than you can account for. There can be more total jobs than actual

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Here’s a command for your startup program for MIMIX to determine if you are on the source or target: MIMIX/RTVSYSDFN SYSDFN(*LOCAL) RTNSYSDFN(&LCLSYS) When you are running MIMIX, you want to have two startup programs for your source and target. You do not want to start all your applications on your target but certainly do on your source. You can use one program with the command above and then it will determine which system and will run the correct startup program automatically. This MIMIX command will give you the local system

Posted on May 22, 2020

On-Demand Webinar: Why IBM i and External Storage Together? Join us for this virtual lunch and learn on IBM i and External Storage. When you attend this webinar, you’ll receive a $10 Dunkin Donuts gift card. Presented by: Bob Palermo, IBM Jim Chachus, IBM Michael Bates, IBM Pete Massiello, iTech Solutions [ Watch Now ]

Posted on May 21, 2020

iTech Solutions’ Customer Day A virtual iTech Solutions customer Lunch & Learn focused on IBM i Strategic Directions. Tuesday, June 23rd, 1:00 – 3:00 PM ET

Posted on May 20, 2020

Sips & Tricks: Coffee with iTech Using WRKDSKSTS Friday, June 12th, 11:00 – 11:30 AM ET [ Register Now ]

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Sips & Tricks: Coffee with iTech What the Heck is NVMe? (and why do I care?) Monday, June 8th, 2:00 – 2:30 PM ET [ Register Now ]

Posted on May 15, 2020

Webinar: Testing Procedures for IBM i Wednesday, June 10th [ Register Now ]

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