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Posted on September 17, 2019

If the unplanned were to happen, do you know how long it would take to recover your system? [REGISTER] In this webinar, we will introduce you to the world of IBM i business continuity and what you need to know to deliver the RTO (Recovery Time Objective) and RPO (Recovery Point Objective) your operation demands. From simple physical tape backups to full-blown Active/Active DB2 mirror, and everything in between. Join us as we navigate the waters of IBM i business continuity. 

Posted on October 24, 2018

Last week I had a customer with a downed POWER5 system due to hardware failure. The situation: The system bezel said that it couldn’t find the disk drives which could’ve been a number of failing parts. This system had a single disk drive mirrored to another. The backup was questionable (i.e., the customer couldn’t guarantee what was on it) on ¼ inch tapes so it was not really compatible with current technology. Also, the customer did not have an active hardware/software maintenance contract. The system was set up for operations

Posted on September 10, 2018

This is a special edition of our newsletter due to Hurricane Florence, and our regular monthly newsletter will be delivered in 2 weeks. If you haven’t subscribed, join 15,000 other IBM i professionals by subscribing here. On Thursday of this week, we are bracing for Hurricane Florence to hit the Carolinas with massive flooding and wind damage up and down the eastern seaboard of the United States.  Right after that, we have Hurricanes Isaac and Helene currently forming in the Atlantic, their direction is still indecisive. It’s hurricane season. Of

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