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Volume 13, Number 18 -- June 25, 2013
Four Hundred Stuff is taking a hiatus next week. We will resume publishing on July 9.
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Migrate Your 5250 Emulator Settings to ACS 1.1.2
by Alex Woodie

The new Access Client Solutions (ACS) bundle of tools became generally available as part of IBM's refresh of the OS refresh in late May. One of the biggest changes IBM made between the tech preview and the GA release is the capability to migrate your existing 5250 settings--including all of your custom macros--into the new Java-based emulator. READ MORE >

VRTech Offers VTL Backup Software for IBM i
by Alex Woodie

IBM i shops that are looking for a better disaster recovery (DR) solution than tape may want to check out the latest virtual tape library (VTL) software from VRTech. VTLBackup4i, which was unveiled in 2012, allows organizations to back up their IBM i libraries to another IBM i server, or to a Windows network drive or network attached storage (NAS) device, using the FTP protocol. The offering provides faster backups than tape, and delivers geographic separation for disaster protection. READ MORE >


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HiT Bolsters DBMoto Data Engine with Support for HP Vertica
by Alex Woodie

IBM i shops that are interested in pumping their latest DB2/400 database transactions into a Vertica data warehouse for analysis may want to check out the latest release of DBMoto from HiT Software. The San Jose, California, company added Vertica Analytics Database, Hewlett-Packard's big data platform and Hadoop killer, as a supported target with version 8 of DBMoto. READ MORE >


Cilasoft Sales Boosted by Security Migrations
by Dan Burger

Cilasoft, an international software company based in France that specializes in security, audit, and compliance software for the IBM Power Systems running the IBM i operating system, is reporting a 20 percent gain in revenue in 2012, according to company president Guy Marmorat. READ MORE >




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ARCAD Keeps Customized JDE World Environments on the Straight and Narrow
by Alex Woodie

JD Edwards World shops that make a lot of customizations and modifications to their ERP environments may be interested in knowing that ARCAD Software just announced that its application lifecycle management (ALM) tool is fully compatible with World A9.3, the latest release from Oracle. READ MORE >


News Briefs and Product Shorts:

• Symtrax Touts Dashboard Control and Flexibility with StarQuery

• RJS Taps Partner to Build Document Security into WebDocs

• UCG Lauded for Test Work by VAULT400 Customer

• Xperia Taps SIS for SaaS, HA Hosting

• Infor Reports 10 Percent Growth in Sales


Reader Feedback and Insights

We value your feedback and insights.  Feel free to send a letter to the editor.  Letters may be printed, unless otherwise specified, and edited for clarity or length. READ MORE >


 
Editor: Alex Woodie
Contributing Editors: Dan Burger, Timothy Prickett Morgan
Publisher and Advertising Director: Jenny Thomas
Advertising Sales Representative: Kim Reed
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More IT Jungle Resources:

System i PTF Guide: Weekly PTF Updates
IBM i Events Calendar: National Conferences, Local Events, and Webinars
Breaking News: News Hot Off The Press
TPM @ The Reg: More News From ITJ EIC Timothy Prickett Morgan


 
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IBM Delivers New Mobile Development Tooling With RDi 9.0

Mad Dog 21/21: What Hath Got Broth?

IBM Cuts Systems And Software Jobs, Hopes To Boost Profits

Four Hundred Guru
Creating And Using i Project

Away With The SQL Slash Separator

Removing Members From And Deleting An i OS Group Profile

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May 18, 2013: Volume 15, Number 20

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TPM at The Register
HPC geeks ponder 100 petafloppers and quantum supercomputers

What should replace Linpack for ranking supercomputers?

Cloudera taps new CEO for inevitable IPO push or acquisition

Nutanix trims down and fattens up server-storage halfbloods

Nvidia stretches CUDA coding to ARM chips

HPC server sales spike: Buyers get chops around juicy cheap flops

AMD lifts the veil on Opteron, ARM chip plans for 2014

IBM's $1bn layoffs latest: Now axe swings in US, Canada - reports

Red Hat: We do clouds at one third the cost of VMware

Barcelona taps Tesla and Tegra for next-gen hybrid supercomputer

IBM to port KVM hypervisor to Power-Linux iron

HP adds 'Haswell' Xeon E3s to entry ProLiant servers

THIS ISSUE SPONSORED BY:

Cybernetics
PowerTech
Profound Logic Software
Abacus Solutions
ASNA



TABLE OF CONTENTS
Migrate Your 5250 Emulator Settings to ACS 1.1.2

VRTech Offers VTL Backup Software for IBM i

HiT Bolsters DBMoto Data Engine with Support for HP Vertica

Cilasoft Sales Boosted by Security Migrations

ARCAD Keeps Customized JDE World Environments on the Straight and Narrow

News Briefs and Product Shorts:

Symtrax Touts Dashboard Control and Flexibility with StarQuery . . . RJS Taps Partner to Build Document Security into WebDocs . . . UCG Lauded for Test Work by VAULT400 Customer . . . Xperia Taps SIS for SaaS, HA Hosting . . . Infor Reports 10 Percent Growth in Sales . . .


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