Category Archives: iseries move

Live blog of dual iSeries moves Joe performed from January 20 to January 24, 2012

IT Jungle: Four Ways to Move an IBM i Partition, Part 1

IT Jungle just posted my latest article on the four different ways to move an IBM i partition from one machine to another. The four ways are: Restore in place or to a new location with same system name Restore … Continue reading

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IT Jungle: A Checklist for Moving Power i Partitions to a New Location

IT Jungle just published my latest article on moving Power i partitions to a new location. This information comes in handy when: Your company is sold or spun-off and your machine is moving to another location Your parent company is … Continue reading

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Collected Posts from live blog detailing two System i moves across the city

In January 2012, I live-blogged two System i moves as an example of the planning and coordination it takes to move System i and Power i machines. You can find the collected posts at my new iSeries Move category page

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Live blog: Final iSeries Move: CBU to Corporate

This post concludes our live blog detailing dual iSeries Power 6 moves where we are moving a production server to a vendor hosted  data center and moving our backup Capacity Backup Unit iSeries (CBU) back to the corporate data center. At this … Continue reading

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Live blog: Moving an iSeries cross-city: Moving Production to the Hosted Data Center Floor

This post continues our live blog detailing dual iSeries Power 6 moves where we are moving a production server to a vendor hosted  data center and moving our backup Capacity Backup Unit iSeries (CBU) back to the corporate data center. At this … Continue reading

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Live blog: Moving an iSeries cross-city: Shipping doctors-to-be and loading ramps

Continuing the live blog of moving a Power 6 iSeries from a corporate data center to a vendor run outsourced data center on a cold Chicago Sunday morning. The mover arrives at our facility about 4:00 AM with his daughter … Continue reading

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Live Blog: Moving a System i cross-city: Dos and Dont’s Before Loading the Truck

We’re in the middle of moving a System i box cross-city this morning. While things are going smoothly, here are some additional dos and don’t we ran into when preparing the machine to move. If you’re transporting a machine to another … Continue reading

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Live blog: First Power i Move – Moving a System i CBU off the Vendor’s Staging Floor

At outlined in prior posts, we’re in the middle of moving two Power 6 machines between an outsourced data center and company headquarters. The backup CBU machine currently resides at the hosted outsourced data center, while the production machine resides … Continue reading

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Live Blog: Moving Power i machine to different locations: What to do about tapes?

One more thing to add to a machine move checklist. If backing up to media, contact your media management provider and change pickup arrangements to reflect your new machine locations. For the two machines we’re flip-flopping this week to different … Continue reading

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Live Blog: Moving Two IBM Power Machines, Preparation

This week, I’m working with a client to move a production IBM Power 6 machine and its companion machine between two locations: an in-house data center and an outsourced managed data center, hosted by a vendor. We’re still in process … Continue reading

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