The iSeries Blog:

August, 2007


August 8, 2007  11:36 AM

Q&A with Mark Shearer

Mark Fontecchio Mark Fontecchio Profile: Mark Fontecchio

MCPress has a lengthy interview with Mark Shearer, the former System i general manager and now the VP and business line executive for all IBM Power-based systems.

Of course, Shearer puts a happy face on the recent IBM...

August 8, 2007  11:27 AM

SAS drives to be available in System i

Mark Fontecchio Mark Fontecchio Profile: Mark Fontecchio

Serial attached SCSI (SAS) drives will be available in System i servers, starting with the Power6-based System i5 570 coming out later this year.

The story has some interesting comments about how it's good to get SAS on...


August 7, 2007  8:50 AM

iSeries utility FROG user review, pt. 3

Mark Fontecchio Adam Trujillo Profile: Atrujillo

We recently asked users to review Innovative Systems' iSeries database utility F.R.O.G. Here is one of the responses we received.


I saw this...


August 7, 2007  8:40 AM

iSeries utility FROG user review, pt. 2

Mark Fontecchio Adam Trujillo Profile: Atrujillo

We recently asked users to review Innovative Systems’ iSeries database utility F.R.O.G. Here is one of the responses we received.


Did not...


August 7, 2007  8:16 AM

iSeries utility FROG user review, pt. 1

Mark Fontecchio Adam Trujillo Profile: Atrujillo

We recently asked users to review Innovative Systems' iSeries database utility F.R.O.G. Here is one of the responses we received.


I’ve been...


August 1, 2007  7:48 AM

System i to get VMware virtualization

Mark Fontecchio Mark Fontecchio Profile: Mark Fontecchio

Timothy Prickett Morgan has an interesting story at IT Jungle about how IBM is working on developing VMware server virtualization support on the System i.

Morgan gets the information from IBM's Redbooks Residency program,...


August 1, 2007  7:29 AM

System i development software gets Web reporting and dashboard

Mark Fontecchio Mark Fontecchio Profile: Mark Fontecchio

A System i software company has added Web-based reporting and dashboards to its existing Web development application. PlanetJ Corp., based in San Diego, announced that its WOWFusion Charts would integrate with the WOW (Web Object Wizard) software to add...


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