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Joseph Gulla

JOSEPH GULLA | IT Trendz | RSS

Microservices—The Design Method

This is the first post in a series on microservices, which is primarily an application design method or way of approaching the organization and conventions utilized when developing a complex application.

Michael AM Felt

MICHAEL AM FELT | SecuringAIX | RSS

OpenSSL, Sendmail and the LOGJAM Vulnerability

In my last blog, I wrote about keeping OpenSSL current via the webpacks. In part, that's because OpenSSL is something to blog about. Please note that there are really important CVEs to be patched - but if you look at the recent Java patches - patches are also needed to fix the following OpenSSL related CVEs:

Dawn May

DAWN MAY | i Can | RSS

Routing Work to Subsystems

In the blog Route DB2 Requests to a Specific Subsystem, I wrote how you can use the new QSYS2.SET_SERVER_SBS_ROUTING procedure to route work for database queries using the QZDASOINIT or QRWTSRVR server jobs to customized subsystems. This is a new way to route work based upon the requesting user profile that augments the other ways you can route work to subsystems.

Jon Paris and Susan Gantner

JON PARIS AND SUSAN GANTNER | iDevelop | RSS

"It's Alive!" - History of RPG IV Part 4

In the last thrilling (?) installment we left you with the cliffhanger that "there was still one more skirmish to be fought in the battle ..." and indeed there was.

Steve Will

STEVE WILL | You and i | RSS

RPG and IBM i Programming Languages

One of the most frequent questions I get when I discuss the future of IBM i is a very open-ended question about IBM’s commitment to RPG. This is natural, I suppose, because when many people think of our platform, they think of RPG, which has historically been the most commonly used programming language on IBM i and its predecessors.

Troy Coleman

TROY COLEMAN | DB2utor | RSS

Developing Mobile Applications on z/OS and DB2

As I was researching options for developing mobile applications that access data stored on z/OS -- and specifically, data in DB2 -- I discovered an IBM development platform with which I was unfamiliar. Read about the IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation Developer Edition:

Rob McNelly

ROB MCNELLY | AIXchange | RSS

The First Step in Troubleshooting

If you work on AIX (which you surely do if you're reading this) and you've worked with IBM Support, you've probably used the snap command.

But are you familiar with the zsnap command?

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