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2017: The magic of the AS/400 continues... #commons17<p>20 years of NEWS 1982 - 2002<p>NEWS/400<p>The Midrange Systems magazine<p>Midrange Systems magazines<p>IBM …

Happy birthday AS400

Today is the 29th anniversary of the launch of the <i>AS400</i>. It was June 21, 1988, when IBM announced their latest midsize server. You can see a video …

IBM

Seven Bright Spots To Ponder On The AS/400’s 29th Birthday

Today is the 29th birthday of the AS/400. If the box was a person, it would be pondering the big three-oh coming next year, and perhaps taking one …

Planets

IBM i ILE RPG cloud integration sample with IBM Bluemix

Node-RED and IBM API Connect can extend IBM i ILE RPG application to the cloud<p>Yukihiro Minote, Naho Fujimura, and Yohichi Nakamura<br>Published on May …

Bob Wiki

Better Object Builder Wiki<p>Better Object Builder, or <i>Bob</i>, is a free and open source build system for the IBM i platform that is used to build native …

Programming

The Nuts and Bolts

Abstract<p>Business Intelligence (BI) is a broad term that relates to applications that analyze data to understand and act on the key metrics that drive …

Business Intelligence

Promoting IBM i—Buzzwords & Hot Buttons

June 19, 2017<p>In my last blog, I started a series to help you prepare yourself, if your organization is going to evaluate the future of your IBM i on …

Management

TechTip: Node.js DB2 Connection Pool

Database / DB2<p>Details<p>Parent Category: Analytics & Cognitive<p>Category: DB2<p>Written by Aaron Bartell<p>Support MC Press - Visit Our Sponsors<p>FORUMS<p><b>MC Press</b> …

JavaScript

IBM i Picks Up The Slack

Have you heard about this new thing called Slack? While it may sound like something your least productive programmers might do, Slack is actually one …

IBM

Letter from #PowerSystems VP Steve Sibley on IBM's commitment to RPG and COBOL. #IBMi https://t.co/LzGWmF4svx

A New Data Connection From IBM i To Watson Analytics

Big data analytics is everywhere these days. It simply can’t be helped. And now that IBM is supporting the capability to load DB2 for i data directly …

Big Data

Promoting IBM i—Triggering Events

June 13, 2017<p>If you are involved in the infrastructure of your company, or you are on the application development team in your company, you have …

Using SQL to load data into a test instance

Today's post is written by David Taylor.<p>From time to time, we need to load data from a production system to a development system. To make the process …

Web Development

Practical RPG: Say Goodbye to Indicators!

Programming / RPG<p>Details<p>Parent Category: Programming<p>Category: RPG<p>Written by Joe Pluta<p>Support MC Press - Visit Our Sponsors<p>FORUMS<p><b>Top 10 Titles for</b> …

The Cognitive Systems/500 2018 Edition

June 12, 2017 Timothy Prickett Morgan<p>With the Power9 processor not coming to the IBM i and AIX platforms until sometime early in 2019, rather than …

Monitoring For Security Events | IBM i Security Tips

By Rich Loeber<p>Your system is in use by your user community all day long. Depending on the size of your shop and the number of users, there could be …

Security

CGI Programming with CGIDEV2

Hello Friends,<p>As you remember in our last article we have seen how to setup external HTML with CSS and also handling Forms with get and post methods. …

Meeting of the Minds

Alison Butterill IBM i Offering Manager - Photo by Craig Washburn<p>Many Power Systems users have been working in their company for many years, without …

The IT Skills Gap

June 05, 2017<p>Last week we went to see our friend Jim Buck speak at TUG, our local user group. Our major interest in attending was to hear Jim speak …

Education

Email

Have any of you ever lost connectivity to your server because someone accidentally disconnected the wrong cable? It is so annoying as in many cases …

Wi-Fi

IBM i And AIX Won't Get Power9 Until 2018

IBM i And AIX Won’t Get Power9 Until 2018<p>June 5, 2017 Timothy Prickett Morgan<p>In case you have not figured it out yet, IBM’s biggest priority when it …

IBM

IBM Systems Magazine — June 2017 • A call for #IBMi developers to jump on the open-source bandwagon

IBM Systems Magazine — June 2017 ... • Accessing the cloud • A call for #IBMi...

IBM i at the heart of Cognitive Solutions

Presentation given on the 7th of March 2017, including IBM Systems PoV, IBM i Strategy Whitepaper, top IBM i client projects, IBM i 7.3, Roadmap, RPG and Open Source, customer examples combining IBM i and Linux and POWER9.

IBM

IBM i Strategy: The Cooperative Game

May 30, 2017<p>For the past couple of years I’ve had the opportunity to talk about strategy many times. Now, this makes sense, since setting the …

Board Games

IBM i strategy and roadmap

How can businesses best respond to this shift? How can they take advantage of the opportunity to innovate, differentiate and grow? And how can they …

A Tale of Two Web Servers

May 23, 2017<p>It was the best of times, it was the first of times. At least, it was the first time I announced a new open source delivery in a COMMON …

Linux

Graph History—Stacked Charts

With the 7.3 release, IBM introduced historical performance data collection and the ability to view your historical data graphically with Graph …

Data Visualization