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Prestart Server Jobs and Exit Programs

Dawn May

April 10, 2019

Securing IBM i is essential and it’s important to understand how to control access to your system with prestart server jobs

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How to Send Text Messages From IBM i

Mike Larsen

April 1, 2019

Communication is often done via email, but a text message can do the trick, too. In fact, you probably already have the tools you need to send a text message installed on your IBM i

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Data Cleansing is Critical to Business Success

Phillip Ramati

April 1, 2019

Regardless of their size, businesses are increasingly reliant on data analytics to maximize profit and efficiency. But with so much data now available through all sorts of technical applications, how does a business know which numbers to trust? And what happens if a number is off by a decimal point, or a piece of information […]

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Streamline Regulatory Compliance With a Hybrid Cloud

Kristin Lewotsky

April 1, 2019

In today’s business climate, just delivering goods and services to customers is no longer enough. Amid an ongoing stream of security breaches, countries, regions and industries around the globe have established regulations governing data protection—data privacy and data security. As a result, enterprises need to demonstrate and maintain compliance around egulations such as the European […]

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IBM i Job Accounting and Prestart Server Jobs

Dawn May

March 10, 2019

Job accounting can be used to track the use of system resources, such as CPU time, transactions, printed output and more, to a particular user or groups of users

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The Competitive Edge of POWER9 for Cloud and AI

Jim Utsler

March 1, 2019

Using a system built by a single vendor from the ground up has its benefits. For example, both the hardware and software have been optimized to essentially function as a single entity, removing the complexity involved in multivendor scenarios. Such is the case with IBM POWER9* servers, which make a compelling argument for upgrading from […]

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IBM’s Enhanced Cloud Strategy

Sol Lederman

March 1, 2019

IBM Cloud Private for IBM Z and LinuxONE extends IBM Cloud Private capabilities by bringing powerful cloud tools to the platform.

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IBM Infrastructure’s Role in Cloud, AI and Security

Evelyn Hoover

March 1, 2019

Cloud, artificial intelligence (AI) and security all have underpinnings in infrastructure—the servers, storage and software that power an organization. A purpose-built architecture is critical to achieving the performance needed for current and future business requirements. “Technology alone can’t transform a company, but it’s a very essential ingredient in business transformation,” says Tom Rosamilia, senior vice […]

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Improved Error Handling Increases Usability

Jim Schesvold

March 1, 2019

Errors can be managed, anticipated, controlled and sometimes resolved if an IT development unit is properly structured.

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The Mysterious QP0ZSPWP Jobs

Dawn May

February 15, 2019

QP0ZSPWP jobs are created by spawn() and fork() functions. But what do they do?