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IT Jungle: Getting Short-Term Maintenance for Your Power i Machine

IT Jungle posted my recent article on how to get short-term maintenance (less than one year) for a Power i machine that will soon be taken out of service and returned to a leasing company. Here’s the situation I answer … Continue reading

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IT Jungle: Another Way to Restrict IBM i FTP Access & More

IT Jungle just posted my latest article covering three different IBM i tips on: ┬áDetermining the last time an IBM i DB2 library was backed up A simpler way to restrict FTP access to an IBM i box How to … Continue reading

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IBM Natively Supporting i 6.1.1 on Power7+ Machines

With today’s (2-5-13) announcements, IBM announced new Power7+ systems that included Power7+ 710, 720, 730, 740, 750, and 760 machines. One of the big questions for shops looking to upgrade this year was whether IBM would natively support the IBM … Continue reading

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What’s IBM going to announce regarding i 6.1 on Power7+ Hardware?

IBM wound up posting some info on tomorrow’s announcement on the DeveloperWorks Web site today, where they mention the Power7+ versions of the 710, 720, 730, 740, 750, and 760 rack servers. They also mentioned enhancements to the HMC and … Continue reading

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IBM Power i Hardware Announcements Coming on February 5th

Tim Prickett Morgan has an idea on what could be in the February 5th announcement. At the very least, I’m expecting Power7+ versions of the 710, 720, 730, 740, and 750 machines. If they come, I’d also guess that they’d … Continue reading

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