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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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NiSUG chairman Mike Ryan
Mar 10, 2014

NiSUG to merge with CUA and hold Europe's biggest conference  

The UK's NiSUG is to hold Europe's biggest Power Systems user group conference of the year and is to merge with another British institution, the IBM Computer Users Association (CUA)....More
Mar 5, 2014

IBM's UNIX War Is Far From Over   1

In The Art Of War, Sun Tzu wrote that the winning strategist only seeks battle after victory has been won. To turn this maxim on its head, I would also suggest that the successful warrior does not declare defeat before any battle has been lost....More
LPI 104.1: Create Partitions and Filesystems
Feb 24, 2014

LPI Exam 104.1: Create Partitions and Filesystems  

Erwin Earley dives into LPI certification exam Objective 104.1, which covers the creation of partitions and filesystems and is the first objective in the Devices, Linux Filesystems, and Filesystem Hierarchy Standard topic....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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