The iSeries Blog:

September, 2008


September 26, 2008  10:21 AM

A look at the future of i from Vision

Posted by: Leah Rosin
Disaster recovery, High availability, iSeries software

Now that we’ve had a few months since IBM’s announcement that the System i would be grouped with System p under the...

September 24, 2008  1:08 PM

iSeries DevCon 2008: Learn something new about i

Posted by: Leah Rosin
Education/training, Open Source, Programming, System i careers

If you are noticing that the weather has turned from warm and sunny to a bit crisp and cool, maybe it's time to take a trip to the sunny state of Florida, and attend iSeries DevCon 2008 in Orlando...

September 18, 2008  7:18 AM

New System i blog: Young i Perspectives

Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Blogroll, COMMON

Young i Perspectives is a new blog from Young i Professionals (YiPs), a group of younger System i programmers. I expect a lot of good posts from them, especially on using open source on the i platform. The whole website is hosted on System i,...

September 18, 2008  6:39 AM

Some System i product news

Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Databases, Operating systems, System i printing, System i software, System management

This is courtesy of the Four Hundred Stuff report from IT Jungle:

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September 18, 2008  6:23 AM

An expansion on the PC-Mac battle that includes System i

Posted by: Mark Fontecchio

From the links page for Doug Hart, an IBM System i consultant:

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September 16, 2008  2:31 PM

IT Jungle paring down its newsletters

Posted by: Mark Fontecchio

I wouldn't normally write about other IT publications, but IT Jungle is such a huge player in the world of news for IBM i, System i, iSeries, AS/400, and so on, that this bears mentioning. Timothy Prickett Morgan, who runs the site, wrote recently that

September 4, 2008  9:17 AM

RPG, Java, .Net — they’re all developers, right?

Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Programming, System i software, Web Development

It seems that in more and more System i educational classes, there are growing numbers of Java and .Net developers sitting in aside the RPG developers. This according to a post over at iDevelop. As the post says,...

September 4, 2008  8:54 AM

Linux wins in straight sets over AIX and System i

Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Logical partitions, Open Source, Operating systems, Power processor, System i hardware

Every year IBM issues a press release touting its IT support for the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. In past years, they have always talked about...

September 3, 2008  3:37 PM

Coloring source code with SQL: Error encountered

Posted by: Leah Rosin
Databases, Programming

We recently received a reader question in response to a reader-submitted tip on using SQL on System i to color source code and inline comments. On August 27, 2008, Don sent us this inquiry:

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