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Embracing the DevOps Transformation on IBM i

Charlie Guarino

April 1, 2024

Arcad Software's Philippe Magne on the evolution of DevOps and its critical role in IBM i modernization initiatives

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Announcing IBM i 7.5 TR3 and 7.4 TR9

Steve Will

October 10, 2023

Believe it or not, fall is here, which means it’s time for another IBM i announcement. The team has once again spent the summer traveling around the world listening to user feedback from our community and IBM i Advisory Councils and have delivered several key enhancements to our platform and Licensed Program Products (LPPs) that […]

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Manage IBM i Jobs With Service Commander

Jesse Gorzinski

August 22, 2023

IBM i can run more technology than ever before. As such, the types of jobs that can be run are quite diverse—ILE programs, Db2 tasks and PASE programs can happily coexist. This synergy is indeed powerful, but it does come with a cost. All these jobs can be difficult to manage! Consider the simple notion […]

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John Westcott on Unlocking the Value of Data

Charlie Guarino

June 1, 2023

Db2 for i consultant John Westcott on the business benefits of dimensional modeling

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Announcing IBM i 7.5 TR2 and 7.4 TR8

Steve Will

April 11, 2023

Spring has begun, and that means it’s time for yet another IBM i announcement. The team has been hard at work addressing many customer requests, and today, we are announcing Technology Refreshes together with other important updates from IBM. We have announcements for IBM i 7.5 TR2 and 7.4 TR8, as well as IBM Rational […]

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IBM i 2023: Guided Tours, the 35th and More

Steve Will

January 18, 2023

Happy New Year, everyone! I’ve decided to start 2023 off right by telling you a bit about what’s coming in 2023, while also telling you a bit about some things we did last year that you might want to know about. Let’s get started. In 2021 and 2022, IBM started selling Power10-based servers—with IBM i […]

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Announcing IBM i 7.5 TR1, 7.4 TR7 and More

Steve Will

October 12, 2022

It’s time to announce technology refreshes again. On October 11, 2022, we announced IBM i 7.5 TR1 and 7.4 TR7. And, as always, in addition to those specific “technology refresh” delivery vehicles, there are updates for Db2, Navigator, RPG and more. But First: Power10 Scale-Out But before I get to the TRs, I owe it […]

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Steve Will on POWERUp, Merlin and His Promotion to Distinguished Engineer

Neil Tardy

June 10, 2022

As chief architect for IBM i, a significant part of Steve Will's job is simply to talk about the platform, to inform and educate the user community. Last month's COMMON POWERUp 2022 event, the first such in-person conference in three years, Will quickly realized how much he'd missed those conversations. Of the week's many great […]

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IBM i 7.5: New System Limits and More Hidden Gems

Dawn May

May 16, 2022

I’ve been reviewing the documentation about IBM i 7.5 and have discovered more hidden gems. Continuing from the post last week, here are more of my favorites: Historical Data Collection Is on by Default I submitted an IBM Idea asking that Collection Services enable historical data by default. I am happy to report this feature […]

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A Look at IBM i 7.5 and Merlin

Paul Tuohy

May 5, 2022

Paul Tuohy: Hi everyone and welcome to another iTalk with Tuohy. Delighted to be joined today by not one person but two people and two of my favorite people to do iTalks with. You can probably guess who they are given the time of year it is and what’s going on this week or in […]