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IBM i, FSP, and HMC release levels and PTFs (November 2022)

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...

The Bell Tolls for Power 8

We have had many customers asking us this year, especially since the announcement of the Power 10 systems when we expect IBM to announce End...

A Look At VIOS Performance Advisor

There are several tools out there for measuring performance in Virtual I/O Server. However, there is one performance tool built in to VIOS that makes...

How IBM i Invokes Your System Startup Program

In dealing with several customers as of late, I realized that there seems to be some confusion as to exactly how and when IBM i...

Five Reasons Why Managed Security Makes Sense

Ransomware is a real threat, and many companies are turning to Cyber Security Insurance to help protect them in the event of an attack. Companies...

November 2022 Newsletter

This newsletter includes: The Bell Tolls for Power 8 Five Reasons Why Managed Security Makes Sense A Look at VIOS Performance Advisor How IBM i...

iPOWER Hour Episode 41: IBM i 7.3 End of Support and What It Means

iTech October 2022 Newsletter

October 2022 Newsletter

This newsletter includes: Function Junction – Securing Applications The Grass is Always Greener Over The Septic Field – An Argument for Modernization Over Replacement CHGJRN,...

CHGJRN, CPF7018, and WRKCMTDFN

CHGJRN, CPF7018, and WRKCMTDFN

Recently one of the issues we supported for a customer was their inability to reset a sequence number or change a journal during business hours....

Function Junction – Securing Applications

Function Junction – Securing Applications

The ability to lock down access to applications integrated into IBM i has been a long-time feature. This feature has been best known in the...

The Grass is Always Greener Over The Septic Field - An Argument for Modernization Over Replacement

The Grass is Always Greener Over The Septic Field – An Argument for Modernization Over Replacement

Let’s talk a little bit about migrating off the platform. Hang on a second. What? That’s right. Let’s talk about moving away from IBM i....

IBM i, FSP, and HMC Release Levels and PTFs (October 2022)

IBM i, FSP, and HMC release levels and PTFs (October 2022)

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...

Five costly mistakes that IBM i companies make

Five Costly Mistakes That IBM i Companies Make

IBM Power Systems are the most reliable, available, and securable systems in the world, and IBM i is hands down the best Operating System. This...

System Cleanup My QUSRBRMQA1ALI2 File is Large

System Cleanup: My QUSRBRM/QA1ALI2 File is Large

Backup, Recovery, and Media Services (BRMS) is a great tool for backing up your system and keeping track of what data lives on what backup...

Obtaining Your Last IPL Details

Sometimes, I’ve found myself needing to check the last time a system has done an IPL. That information can be obtained a few ways –...