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Joseph Gulla

JOSEPH GULLA | IT Trendz | RSS

Internal Modernization of DB2 and IMS DB

This week, I’ll explore internal modernization by writing about change and growth that has happened to DB2 and IMS database (DB). When you read the different accounts of the history of these products, you can’t help but think of the number of individuals and teams involved and the dynamics and energy of their interactions. There are the development teams. They designed the initial functionality, then all the follow-on developments were taking place over decades while technology was constantly changing in and around them.

Michael AM Felt

MICHAEL AM FELT | SecuringAIX | RSS

SENDMAIL SSL efix: a Painless ifix

There is a good chance you are not using sendmail at all (on AIX) to receive mail. However, if you are, you should be using sendmail plus ssl. If you are using sendmail and ssl you have probably applied the fix suppiled last August (First Issued: Fri Aug  7 15:15:59 CDT 2015 |Updated: Tue Aug 18 09:19:51 CDT 2015.

Dawn May

DAWN MAY | i Can | RSS

IBM i 7.3 Enhancement for End Job Abnormal (ENDJOBABN)

In the 7.3 release, IBM added a new parameter to the End Job Abnormal (ENDJOBABN) command.

Jon Paris and Susan Gantner

JON PARIS AND SUSAN GANTNER | iDevelop | RSS

Jon Talks to Himself About the Need to Know Your Audience

Note to the reader: When he has these little "chats" with himself, Jon often refers to himself as "Jon Boy," so we've used that name to help clarify which Jon is talking at any given time.

Steve Will

STEVE WILL | You and i | RSS

The IBM i / COMMON Twitter blog – Part 2

Last time I covered the first three of the five “lessons” I tweeted after the COMMON Annual conference.  Today, we’ll wrap it up.  Here are the final two, with some comments. 

Troy Coleman

TROY COLEMAN | DB2utor | RSS

DB2 12 In-Memory Index Optimization

Last month I wrote about the trend of increasing the amount of real storage when configuring new mainframe systems. DB2 12 (which is set for delivery in the fourth quarter of 2016) features many new performance improvements that are designed to take advantage of available real storage. One of these enhancements is called In-Memory Index Optimization -- aka, index fast traversal blocks (FTBs).

Rob McNelly

ROB MCNELLY | AIXchange | RSS

Removing a Static Route from the ODM

I was recently asked how to remove a static route from the AIX Object Data Manager (ODM), so I pointed my customer to this techdoc.

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