IBM System Storage FlashCopy might seem like magic. But do the benefits for IBM i business continuity outweigh the hidden costs? Read on to find out.
The good old green screen is no longer your safety blanket. In fact, it could be the final nail in the coffin for IBM i at your company. Consider this your wakeup call from Donnie MacColl.
There are processes that are required on your IBM i that need to run with the system in what is called a “restricted state” condition. A restricted state is when all subsystems are inactive and new jobs cannot enter the system. Only the system console might be active.
Read this article to learn what might be taking up valuable disk space in the IFS and what you can do to control it.
Don’t wait for a critical iSeries storage issue to catch you off-guard. Instead, follow these top three tips for using Robot Space to manage your disk space automatically.
You’ve heard about IASP technology many times over the years, but you’ve been ignoring it, haven’t you? Steve Finnes confirms that it’s past time we “get to know it, understand it, and not be afraid of it.”
How good do you feel about your backup strategies? Did you know you can perform a simple operation two to four times a year to put much of your uneasiness to rest? It’s true. Simply audit your backups.
Scripting provides a powerful platform to automate simple tasks, but overusing custom scripts is hazardous for your business.
Whether it’s staffing, budget, or complexity, we’ve heard all the excuses to forgo automation. The next time you hear—or find yourself making—an excuse, have the response ready.
Your IBM i source and target systems may not be identical. But don’t panic! Robot HA has a Swap Audit feature that regularly checks your setup and confirms you’re ready to role swap at any time.
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A capacity management tool should help your IT team in 8 key ways. If you're replacing your tool or starting a capacity management practice, this is the place to start.
Read this article to how organizations are handling the AS/400 (iSeries, IBM i) skills shortage in 2019.
Ready to eliminate manual monitoring in Assure MIMIX? This article shows you how to start monitoring MIMIX and stop wasting your time and risking your irreplaceable data.