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Many IT professionals still use the term AS/400. But can a platform that was introduced in 1988 still be relevant today? The answers typically surprise people.
Figure out if MSPs are right for your organization. What are the risks and rewards of managed service providers?
Your high availability solution is only as solid as your role swaps. You can’t be certain that your systems are switch-ready unless you test. Follow these steps to start testing your role swaps regularly.
IBM i expert Chuck Stupca and Chuck Losinski presented an engaging webinar about the unique characteristics of IASPs and how application data can be seamlessly migrated to optimize system processes.
As company’s look to cut IT costs during a crisis, don’t scrimp on your disaster recovery investment! Stick to your DR Plan and avoid the temptation to make shortcuts like these.
Using solid-state drives (SSDs) in IBM Power servers can provide numerous advantages over traditional HDDs, namely in the area of computing performance. See some of those benefits here.
It may seem like common sense, but you’d be surprised how many organizations are still making these tape media mistakes. If this is you, there’s never been a better time to change your processes and improve IBM i disaster recovery!
Learn how you can allocate HA costs as operating expenses (OPEX) instead of capital expenses (CAPEX).
Here are five tips from Tom Huntington on how best to move your IBM i automation project along the path to success.
Don’t let fear of the unknown decide your fate. Familiarize yourself with the facts about automation before you spend another minute on manual AS400 operations.
Using storage area networks or SAN for virtualization and dynamic allocation of system resources can lower the total cost of ownership of disk and improve flexibility for backups and more. Here’s how.
There are a lot of options out there for IBM i data replication. We’ll help you weigh the options as your put together the pieces of your high availability plan.
The latest release of Vityl Capacity Management includes improved dashboard capabilities, automated intelligent alerting, and other enhancements.
In this interview, IT Jungle's Timothy Prickett Morgan connects with HelpSystems to get an update on the company’s high availability offerings for IBM i. Read on.
Excessive disk space usage causes your IBM i (iSeries, AS/400) backups and disk reporting to take longer. It's best practice to automate clean-up for your journal receivers. Here's how.
Did you know? IBM i Workload Groups are a powerful yet under-utilized feature of the operating system that have been made more flexible with IBM i 7.4 (V7R4). Read on to learn more.
Wondering what new features IBM i 7.4 (V7R4) has in store for system administrators? See our list of top picks in this blog post.
Brian Nordland, principal software engineer for PowerHA at HelpSystems, takes a break from coding to answer some important questions about PowerHA.
Take a look at the strengths and weaknesses of IBM’s Db2 Mirror for i and determine how HelpSystems solutions complement this tool and can further enhance your experience.
Let’s face it—upgrading your operating system is a big project. But believe it or not, the whole process boils down to just two steps: planning and backing up!
The IBM i operating system is proven technology that has stood the test of time since the early days of the System/38 and AS/400 and on through to POWER9. Know the business benefits.