Archive

Author Archive

Simply 'i' › IBMi eco system.

November 13th, 2012 Comments off
I was reading a number of articles in the press this morning about the IBMi (i5,iSeries,AS/400 and the rest) and the possible install base. The articles suggests that there are around 35,000 “active” IBM customers but around 110,000 customers who are still running the system but not on any maintenance or support? The articles also [...]


Read the original at Simply 'i'.

Simply 'i' › IBMi eco system.

November 13th, 2012 Comments off
I was reading a number of articles in the press this morning about the IBMi (i5,iSeries,AS/400 and the rest) and the possible install base. The articles suggests that there are around 35,000 “active” IBM customers but around 110,000 customers who are still running the system but not on any maintenance or support? The articles also [...]


Read the original at Simply 'i'.

Simply 'i' › Playing around with LOB objects

October 19th, 2012 Comments off
As part of the new features we are adding to the HA4i product we needed to build a test bed to make sure the LOB processing we had developed would actually work. I have to admit I was totally in the dark when it comes to LOB fields in a database! So we had a [...]


Read the original at Simply 'i'.

Simply 'i' › Playing around with LOB objects

October 19th, 2012 Comments off
As part of the new features we are adding to the HA4i product we needed to build a test bed to make sure the LOB processing we had developed would actually work. I have to admit I was totally in the dark when it comes to LOB fields in a database! So we had a [...]


Read the original at Simply 'i'.

Simply 'i' › HA4i and IFS Journal entry replay

October 12th, 2012 Comments off
One of the features we have been working on recently is the ability to replay journal entries generated by IFS activity. The HA4i product does support the replay of IFS journal entries but only via the *IBM (APYJRNCHG) apply process. Having seen the improvements we had gained by implementing our own apply process for DB [...]


Read the original at Simply 'i'.

Simply 'i' › HA4i and IFS Journal entry replay

October 12th, 2012 Comments off
One of the features we have been working on recently is the ability to replay journal entries generated by IFS activity. The HA4i product does support the replay of IFS journal entries but only via the *IBM (APYJRNCHG) apply process. Having seen the improvements we had gained by implementing our own apply process for DB [...]


Read the original at Simply 'i'.

Simply 'i' › HA4i running in production and performance is better than expected

October 1st, 2012 Comments off
HA4i Version 7.1 was announced a few weeks ago now and we have been upgrading the current HA4i V6R1 customers to the latest version. After a few initial teething problems we are seeing a big improvement in the performance of the new apply process over the existing APYJRNCHG process. The main reason for this is [...]


Read the original at Simply 'i'.

Simply 'i' › HA4i Version 7.1 GA Announcement

September 10th, 2012 Comments off
Shield is pleased to announce the availability of HA4i Version 7.1 the latest version of our High Availability product. The latest version comes with many new features and functionality of which the most important is the new apply process which provides an alternative to the existing *IBM apply. The product will continue to support the [...]


Read the original at Simply 'i'.

Simply 'i' › New command to save selected objects to a save file

September 6th, 2012 Comments off
Every wanted to be able select a number of objects from within a library and save them to a save file! Well are always saving different objects from libraries to save files so we did. As we are always saving a selective number of objects from a single library, having to type in each individual [...]


Read the original at Simply 'i'.

Simply 'i' › Trigger capabilities for new apply process within HA4i

August 23rd, 2012 Comments off
We had not realized the new apply process for HA4i version 7.1 did not have the trigger support built in, the IBM apply which uses the APYJRNCHG commands did not need to be told to ignore trigger requests it just did it! So we had to build a new trigger disable and enable process into [...]


Read the original at Simply 'i'.

css.php