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When your to-do list is a mile long, security might not bubble to the top—unless and until something catastrophic happens.
But dealing with a cybersecurity catastrophe is far more time-consuming (and...
Have you ever noticed that the CPU used by individual jobs does not add up to 100 percent? As it turns out, your jobs and subsystems are only part of the story. For the stunning conclusion, we return you to the Licensed Internal Code (LIC).
Control the run priority of a job based on its job CPU usage, so your IBM i has the right jobs consuming the right resources. Learn how here.
QZDASOINIT job issues can cause high CPU usage and hurt IBM i (iSeries, AS/400) performance. Learn how using Robot Monitor can help you proactively avoid resource issues.
Multi-factor authentication (MFA) exists because of the steady increase in data breach events. A data breach can subject your organization to steep fines, litigation, and even criminal prosecution. And it opens...
2017 IT security threats are promised to reach epic levels. Mel Beckman and Robin Tatam arm you with a practical strategy for improving your security monitoring stance in this recording.
Big data, corporate governance, and the demand for real-time information is putting stress on legacy SQL deployments. Gone are the days when you could just spin up a few green screen queries to keep executives happy...
In this webinar, expert IT Technologist Mel Beckman explores the key aspects of modernizing your data handling to make it more organic, agile, and powerful.
Watch this webinar to learn which system resources on IBM i are the most valuable for predicting performance and diagnosing problems.
Runaway jobs and processes like the many-headed QZDASOINIT beast are infamous for gobbling up resources. Watch this webinar and learn how to round up runaway database server jobs and more to protect system performance.
Learn the top technologies to get IBM i off the bench and into your network, including SSH, PASE, and Bash shell scripting.
You may believe you locked down your network a few years ago—or that your IBM i systems are totally insulated from the Internet—but that brief timespan is a lifetime on the Internet. Find out how to keep your IBM i security up to speed as technology changes.
Well-run data centers monitor their servers and networks for early signs of impending issues, but doing this requires the proper tools.
Part of what makes Robot Monitor so powerful is the ability to perform custom monitoring across system and application values via user-defined SQL statements. Get the real-time visibility and historical data you need to keep performance issues under control.
In this presentation, PCI DSS implementation expert Mel Beckman describes the steps you must take to meet new PCI requirements, combining IBM i native security capabilities with external tools to bring your payment card environment into 3.0 compliance.
It’s one thing for an IT team to develop a strategy and quite another to justify the investment by proving that strategy is well-executed and working as intended. Automated monitoring is the answer.
In a manual monitoring environment, for every issue that arises, there is often a multiple-step investigation process to accompany it.
The SQL-based monitoring feature in Robot Monitor means organizations can now apply the valuable insights, analysis, and real-time notifications that they use for system information to information from broader business applications.
With the dawn of the big data era upon us, what can IBM i systems administrators expect in terms of the demands that will be placed upon them and what kind of resources will be required to cope? Find out what the managed services industry can teach us today about what the future holds for us tomorrow.
What do astronauts and IBM i admins have in common? Checklists! These seemingly simple yet effective devices serve as our external memories and deliver process consistency, but they’re not without limitations.
No IBM i administrator has time to lie in wait for system issues to creep from their hiding places and present themselves as a target before users are impacted. There’s a better solution for capturing application and QTEMP problems early.