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June 20, 2007  9:34 AM

Comparing the System i to Unix boxes

Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
iSeries software, Operating systems, Power processor, System i hardware

In this detailed article, Timothy Prickett Morgan from IT Jungle compares System i price and performance to Unix boxes from IBM, Hewlett-Packard and Sun Microsystems. I suggest reading the story if you want all the dirty details,...

April 25, 2007  7:43 AM

Linux on p; where’s the i love?

Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
iSeries software, Operating systems

Some of you may have seen this week that IBM is touting Linux on System p as a prime server consolidation platform. The announcement includes new software from IBM that allows x86 Linux...

April 3, 2007  8:01 AM

Setting the SISGID permission bit ON

Posted by: Brein Matturro
iSeries software, Operating systems, Security – alerts – compliance, System management

I've always been unhappy with how the default owner of an object in the IFS is determined. When a new object is created the ownership is, by default,  the creating user's profile name. When objects are shared amoung a group of profiles (Group Profile Membership), this can lead to problems,...

April 2, 2007  2:00 PM

i5/OS Server Names

Posted by: Brein Matturro
FTP, Operating systems, System management

Have you ever wondered what all the server jobs running on your server do?

IBM has put together a great reference page describing them...

March 27, 2007  11:37 AM


Posted by: Brein Matturro
Blogroll, Disaster recovery, Operating systems, Security – alerts – compliance, System management

Hello ...

My name is Kenneth Graap and I will be sharing my thoughts on System i Backup/Recovery, Security and general System Administration.

This is my first attempt at "blogging"... It should be interesting!


March 22, 2007  12:30 PM

Do you, or do you want to Ubuntu?

Posted by: Colin Steele
COMMON, Operating systems

I’ve been hearing a lot about Ubuntu lately. If you’ve never heard of Ubuntu, Ubuntu is a community developed operating system for laptops, desktops and servers -- and best of all, it’s a completely...

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