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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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LPI 104: Devices, Filesystems, and the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
Feb 13, 2014

LPI Exam 104: Devices, Filesystems, and the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard  

In this blog entry, Erwin Earley starts his exploration of topic 104 of the Linux Professional Institute certification exam, which takes a look at devices, filesystems, and the filesystem hierarchy standard....More
Feb 12, 2014

IBM Brings Power Systems Servers to the Cloud for No-Charge App Dev Access  

Software developers can tap into IBM's new cloud-based Power Development Platform to build, port, and test apps running on AIX, IBM i, and Linux....More
Feb 10, 2014

PowerLinux is red hot for high-frequency trading, says specialist  

An IBM i specialist is making waves in the City of London with PowerLinux. iSys specialises in infrastructure optimisation, mainly with Power technology, and the financial and capital markets where it counts the London Stock Exchange among its customers....More
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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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