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IT Jungle: The IBM i Journal Cache Sweeper Knob

IT Jungle just published my latest tip on how to insure “stale” IBM i cached journal entries are written to disk in a timely manner Continue reading

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Twitter Mute: Removing Noisy Tweeters from Your Timeline W/O Unfollowing Them

Twitter is rolling out a new feature called Twitter Mute that lets you silence noisy tweeters in your timeline Continue reading

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IT Jungle: New Tricks for Old IBM i Backups

IT Jungle published my latest article on how to make changes to your IBM i backup routines to configure new partitions, handle new auditing requirements, or shrinking backup windows Continue reading

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IT Jungle: IBM i Remote Journaling Can Slow Down System Performance…and What to Do About it

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IT Jungle just published my most recent article detailing how IBM i remote journaling can slow down system processing and what you can do about it. Continue reading

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Current List of IBM i Community Posts

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Here’s my current set of IBM i community posts containing vendors and content providers who service the platform.

If you know of anyone else who is posting IBM i vendor- and function-specific lists, please let me know at joe@joehertvik.com . Also let me know if you think there’s someone who should be included on any of these lists or you know a good market segment for a future list. Continue reading

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IBM i 7.2 is Ready, But is the Vendor Community Ready?

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Are IBM i 3rd-party vendors ready to run their software on the new i OS 7.2 release? I took an informal survey May 5th at COMMON. Continue reading

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