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Erwin Earley

Managing Consultant, IBM

Erwin Earley is a managing consultant at IBM who has worked with the Rochester, Minn., development lab since 1996. Erwin currently works with customers implementing open-source solutions on the IBM i platform as well as systems management solutions. He has worked in the IT industry since 1980 and has experience with several Unix variants as well as Linux, AIX, and IBM i.

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Working without Windows
Mar 24, 2014

Working in a World Without Windows 

For a long time there have been few options when it comes to the desktop. But tablets, smartphones, and web-based services/applications have made....More
IBM Announces New Power IFL
Oct 09, 2013

IBM Announces New Integrated Facility for Linux on Power 

Erwin Earley highlights the new Power Integrated Facility for Linux (Power IFL) and the associated IBM Lab Services announcement and discusses the....More
The Linux Restore Script
Oct 03, 2013

The Linux Restore Script 

Erwin Earley demonstrates the procedure for restoring a Linux system from a previous backup to virtual tape....More
Use SSH to Inventory IBM i Software
Sep 30, 2013

Use SSH to Inventory IBM i Software 

The protocols discovered on an endpoint from IBM Systems Director have a direct impact on the management functions that can be performed and the data....More
Install Systems Director into a Non-Default Database Directory
Sep 24, 2013

Install IBM Systems Director into a Non-Default Database Directory 

Erwin Earley explains how to change the directory that the managed database files for IBM Systems Director will be installed into....More
Red Hat Installation Notes for IBM Systems Director
Sep 10, 2013

Red Hat Installation Notes for IBM Systems Director 

When attempting to install IBM Systems Director on the Red Hat RHEL version 6 distribution, there are a number of prerequisites that need to be....More
Linux Backup Script
Jul 25, 2013

Linux Backup Script 

In this blog entry, Erwin Earley continues his coverage of accessing and using tape devices in Linux by sharing a Linux script that can be used to....More
Switch Virtual Tapes for Linux
Jul 23, 2013

Switching Virtual Tapes for Linux 

In this blog entry, I'll show you how the virtual tape volume that's available to Linux can be changed without having to re-start the Linux partition....More
Virtual Tape and Linux
Jul 18, 2013

Virtual Tape and Linux: Understanding the Device Description Settings 

Erwin Earley shares the importance of the "unload at vary off" setting of the Device Description for virtual tape....More
Systems Director 6.3.3 Update Process
Jun 28, 2013

IBM Systems Director 6.3.3 Update Process 

Erwin Earley takes a look at how to upgrade IBM Systems Director to version 6.3.3....More
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