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Solid State Disk: PureFlex and the Speed for Need 

  • Mar 11, 2013

    Using Physical Tape Devices with PowerLinux  

    I have recently had several IBM i customers request assistance with setting up PowerLinux to use physical tape devices. Since this seems to be becoming a prevalent configuration, I thought I would take this blog entry to share some information on the process for establishing connectivity to physical tape devices....More
  • Jun 18, 2012
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    Mel Beckman's Three Minute Miracle Guide to Enterprise SSD Performance  

    In this three minute chalk talk, IT technologist and POWER IT Pro editor Mel Beckman explains how to exploit solid state disk for performance and economy in the enterprise data center, with a focus on IBM PureFlex SSD capabilities. You'll learn how SSDs can be more fully utilized than HDDs, letting you serve applications equally well with lower capacity devices. You'll also learn how SSD solves the looming problem of RAID resilience with high capacity disks....More
AIX User-Related Commands

Download AIX User-Related Commands (Infographic) today! This quick guide highlights differences between user administration commands on AIX and other UNIX-derived operating systems.

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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 people think twice about their reliance on Windows. Erwin Earley recently moved to a Linux-based desktop; in this blog, he shares his thoughts (both good and bad) on the experience....More
Mar 10, 2014

Indian exchange shows scale of IBM's cloud ambition  

Anyone seeking evidence of IBM's accelerating commitment to cloud-based business offerings need look no further than a massive project it launched in India last week....More
Mar 10, 2014

Halcyon tour highlights strength of Infor M3  

British systems management specialist Halcyon Software is setting off on a tour of M3 user group events this month that will take in the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden and Norway....More
eBooks & Training
Dec 3, 2012

AIX Security

IBM i has extremely robust intrinsic security, and Linux, although much less secure than either AIX or IBM i, has many more eyes watching for problems. But AIX has some significant corner cases where security can be breached if you're not careful....More

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