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Surge Of Services In DB2 For i, Part 1
by Michael Sansoterra

The IBM i 7.2 TR3 and 7.1 TR11 technology refreshes come with a glut of new services. If you are responsible for IBM i administration, you are guaranteed to be tickled pink with these great enhancements. My examples are to call general attention to the availability of these services and give ideas on how they may be used. READ MORE >

Enable or Disable Code at Run Time
by Ted Holt

If you program in RPG or C, you should know how to use compiler directives to enable or disable source code at compile time. IBM i programmers should also know how to enable or disable executable code at run time, and why they would want to do such a thing. READ MORE >

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Refacing Your Database, Part 1
by Paul Tuohy

In this group of three articles, I will discuss a technique for refacing a traditional DDS defined database as an SQL DDL defined database. There will be no recreation of files or recompilation of programs, and it is not as much hard work as you think it might be. READ MORE >

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The Four Hundred
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IBM i Shops Behind The Customized ERP Eight Ball

MariaDB Dropping In On IBM i To Replace MySQL

Mad Dog 21/21: Wintel Overture

IBM Keeps Low Profile While Reaction To 'Resource Action' Boils

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The Platform
Broadwell Brings Xeon E5 A Balanced Performance Bump

MapD GPU Database Looks Forward To Heftier Iron

Rancher Rides Herd On Containers, Borg Style

Universal Spine Merges Big Switching And Routing

Lenovo Breathes New Life into xCAT Cluster Manager

The Next Reign of Cloud Kings Will Not Rule with "Iron" Fists

Trulia Shows Homegrown Hadoop Monitoring The Door

Construction Zones On The Ethernet Roadmap

Programming Toward Exascale: A Look Ahead at OpenACC in 2016

Mesos Clusters Growing To Monster Sizes

Innovation For Rent Is The Heart Of Google's Cloud

Dell Looks Ahead To Skylake Xeon Systems


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