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Simply i › Been a very busy winter period.

March 16th, 2015 Comments off
Winter in Canada can be a very long affair and as we know its been a very hard and cold winter this year. This has kept us locked in the office for a lot longer allowing us to do a … Continue reading


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Simply i › Embedded SQL in a C program on IBM i.

January 21st, 2015 Comments off
Quick post about my experiences and hopefully a guide to others who are starting to look at the possibilities of embedding SQL in C Programs. First note: Not a lot of samples or good tutorials out there. Second note: Remember … Continue reading


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Simply i › PASE to the rescue..

January 2nd, 2015 Comments off
I was working with a client over the Holidays looking at an issue where our save processes for the IFS kept failing to get a lock on a couple of IFS objects. The problem meant that the Sync Manager would … Continue reading


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Simply i › First Node.js example

December 22nd, 2014 Comments off
For me one of the main reasons to run Node.js on the IBM i is to access IBM i data and objects. I can already access all of these using PHP today so I wanted to see just how easy … Continue reading


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Simply i › Adding the correct Path variables to .profile for Node.js

December 18th, 2014 Comments off
The PASE implementation on IBM i is not the easiest to work with! I just posted about the setting of the environment to allow the Node.js package manager and Node.js to run from any directory (On first installation you have … Continue reading


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Simply i › Adding Path variables for Node.js and npm

December 18th, 2014 Comments off
I broke the LinkedIn Node.js group discussion board otherwise I would have put this information there. I have finally worked out what the problem is with the path set up when trying to use Node Package Manager (npm) on the … Continue reading


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Simply i › Node.js up and running on IBM i

December 17th, 2014 Comments off
We have Node.js up and running on two of our systems. Our initial attempt failed due to a problem with PTF’s on V7R1 but with IBM’s help we finally got everything up and running. We have 2 working instances of … Continue reading


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Simply i › QNAP and NFS issues

December 15th, 2014 Comments off
I don’t know why, but the setup we created for backing up to the QNAP NAS from the IBMi LPARS stopped working. We have been installing PTF’s all weekend as we try to get Node.js up and running on them … Continue reading


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Simply i › High Availability Secret Weapons

December 9th, 2014 Comments off
I just read an article in the IT Jungle which made me smile to myself, basically it was stating how a competitor of our High Availability Products had a secret weapon with their simulated role swap process. Firstly its not … Continue reading


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Simply i › System Values and LVLT4i

December 8th, 2014 Comments off
System values are an important part of the working environment on the IBM i, therefore it is important that are correctly set ready for whenyou move to a recovery system. LVLT4i is working in an environment where the setting of … Continue reading


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