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IBM i 7.1 Technical Overview with Technology Refresh Updates

IBM i 7.1 Technical Overview with Technology Refresh Updates

By: Hernando Bedoya; Octavio Bustos; Clive Griffiths; Tom Grigoleit; Axel Lachmann; Yohichi Nakamura; Sandra Nelson; Xiao Hu Qu; Tom Vernaillen

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 20-MAR-2013

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication introduces a technical overview of the new features, functions, and enhancements available in IBM i 7.1. It provides a summary and brief explanation of new capabilities and what changed in the operating system. This publication also describes many of the licensed programs and application development tools that are associated with IBM i. This publication includes all the enhancements that were delivered with the Technology Refresh 4 and 5 that were made available in 2012. Many new and enhanced functions are described: IBM DB2® for i support for XML...

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i5/OS on eServer p5 Models A Guide to Planning, Implementation, and Operation

i5/OS on eServer p5 Models A Guide to Planning, Implementation, and Operation

By: Nick Harris; Herman Hutagalung; Qiang Wu; Alycia Waller; John Weiser

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 17-MAR-2005

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The IBM eServer p5 servers with POWER5 technology provide leading-edge virtualization capabilities, and enable highly adaptive and efficient operations to help businesses excel in an on demand world. With the flexibility to support an extensive range of applications without compromising system responsiveness, flexibility, and affordability, the eServer p5 servers allow clients to use technology to innovate business, capture new value, and improve productivity. At the core of the eServer p5 servers are the operating systems and partitioning capabilities, which provide a streamlined framework...

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JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 8.9 with IBM eServer iSeries and Storage

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 8.9 with IBM eServer iSeries and Storage

By: Randy Erickson; Gerrie Fisk; Marie Gann; Brian Porter; Maruf Rafik; Clark Scholten; Neil Willis

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 08-AUG-2005

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JD Edwards EnterpriseOne is a complex application that provides Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Supply Chain Management (SCM), and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) capabilities. It can run with Citrix, fat, or Web clients. This IBM Redbooks publication provides helpful hints as you work with the EnterpriseOne product on iSeries. The reader of this book should have a basic knowledge of IBM eServer iSeries and the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne solution. This book is designed to assist technical people among J.D. Edwards OneWorld customers, OneWorld consultants, business partners, and IBM...

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Express Runtime V2.1.1

Express Runtime V2.1.1

By: Jim Cook; Ainul Hazlin Sallih; Sahdev Zala; Aleksandr Nartovich; Kimberly D Price

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 18-APR-2006

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Mid-market companies are looking for complete solutions from solution providers who know their businesses and specialize in a particular solution category, such as warehouse management or supply chain integration, within their industry. In order to provide an environment for the business solution, either the solution provider or the end customer must obtain the software needed to run the provider’s application program. This software normally consists of a database, a Web server, and an application server. These components are not actually part of the business solution, but are required to...

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i5/OS V5R4 Virtual Tape: A Guide to Planning and Implementation

i5/OS V5R4 Virtual Tape: A Guide to Planning and Implementation

By: Nick Harris; Brian Bohner; Dan Johansson; Albert Karels

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 04-AUG-2006

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In this IBM Redbooks publication we provide a detailed explanation of the new virtual tape support provided by i5/OS V5R4. We cover the concepts, planning, and use of virtual tape support. Backup and Recovery Media Services (BRMS) is an important program product for System i5 customers to enable management of their system and data backups. This publication describes how BRMS uses the new virtual tape support for virtual backups. This book is intended for IBM, Business Partner and customer technical professionals who will be planning, implementing, and operating virtual tape support....

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Sizing IBM i5/OS Work on IBM System i5 Partitions

Sizing IBM i5/OS Work on IBM System i5 Partitions

By: Jim Cook; Louis Cuypers; Petri Nuutinen; Lloyd Perera; Jos Vermaere; Andrew Fernando

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 02-AUG-2006

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The focus of this IBM Redbooks publication is to demonstrate, using example application workloads, various methods of using available IBM System i sizing and capacity planning tools to size IBM i5/OS partitions on an IBM System i5 configuration. The results should be a hardware and software configuration that meets the demands of a specific business application environment.This book provides moderate level detailed information on using IBM and some non-IBM sizing and capacity planning tools for sizing workload consolidation and i5/OS logical partitioning on an IBM System i5 platform. The...

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IBM System i Application Modernization: Building a New Interface to Legacy Applications

IBM System i Application Modernization: Building a New Interface to Legacy Applications

By: Guenther Hartung; Rolf Andre Klaedtke; Elena Lowery; Estela McCarty; Els Motmans; Aleksandr Nartovich

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 22-SEP-2006

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This IBM Redbooks publication examines many different alternatives for accessing your IBM System i legacy applications. It provides recommendations for selecting different tools and technologies based on your existing environment and the goals that you are trying to achieve. It covers the IBM WebSphere -based solutions, such as IBM Host Access Transformation Services (HATS) and JavaServer Faces (JSF), as well as rich-client and PHP solutions.The parts of this book are designed for company CIOs, architects, and developers. Within these parts, this book provides guidance for those who are...

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Deploying IBM Workplace Collaboration Services on the IBM System i5 Platform

Deploying IBM Workplace Collaboration Services on the IBM System i5 Platform

By: Debbie Landon; Jennifer Bloom; Neil Burston; David Byrd; Tony Donato; Kim Greene; Mac Guidera; Luis Guirigay; Amy Hoerle; Martin McCauley; Steve Milstein; Jazmin Piza; Colin Stamp; Trevor Tallackson

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 11-AUG-2006

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IBM, the leader in collaboration, has created IBM Workplace Collaboration Services, a completely integrated collaborative environment based on open standards. Workplace Collaboration Services provides a wide range of integrated ready-to-use communication and collaboration capabilities as services for the IBM Workplace environment. This includes such capabilities as e-mail, calendaring and scheduling, presence awareness, instant messaging, e-learning, team spaces, Web conferencing, and document and Web content management.The integrated design of the IBM System i5 platform provides a low-cost,...

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LPAR Simplification Tools Handbook

LPAR Simplification Tools Handbook

By: Nick Harris; Dale Barrick; Joe Mulholland; Allyn Walsh

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 24-AUG-2006

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In this IBM Redbooks publication we summarize the new functions designed to simplify the process of planning for and deploying logical partitions (LPARs) on the System i and System p models. The new LPAR Simplification functions include the new System Planning Tool (SPT) and the new Deploy System Plan wizard on the Hardware Management Console (HMC). This book focuses on System i.The System Planning Tool is the replacement for the Logical Partition Validation Tool (LVT). It provides the configuration mechanism for designing LPARs on System i and System p systems. This document covers the...

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Implementing Integrated Windows Server through iSCSI to System i5

Implementing Integrated Windows Server through iSCSI to System i5

By: Nick Harris; Phil Ainsworth; Edwin Bakker; Gary Hansen

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 31-OCT-2006

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This IBM Redbooks publication discusses the newest implementation of the Integrated xSeries servers, which utilizes the iSCSI protocol to communicate with the System i5. The iSCSI product offers an additional scalable network connection to the System i5 system bus or the HSL loop. In this book, we discuss: The architecture and scenarios for utilizing this new function Concepts and terminology of iSCSI Planning for the iSCSI environment IBM Director Server and iSCSI Operating iSCSI Servers Backup and Recovery of iSCSI attached servers Virtual Ethernet in an iSCSI environment This book offers...

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PowerHA SystemMirror for IBM i Cookbook

PowerHA SystemMirror for IBM i Cookbook

By: Hernando Bedoya; Abdel Ali-Darwish; Ingo Dimmer; Sabine Jordan; KyoSeok Kim; Akinori Mogi; Nandoo Neerukonda; Tomasz Piela; Marc Rauzier

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2012

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IBM® PowerHA™ SystemMirror for i is the IBM high-availability disk-based clustering solution for the IBM i 7.1 operating system.When combined with IBM i clustering technology, PowerHA for i delivers a complete high-availability and disaster-recovery solution for your business applications running in the IBM System i® environment. PowerHA for i enables you to support high-availability capabilities with either native disk storage or IBM DS8000® or DS6000™ storage servers or IBM Storwize V7000 and SAN Volume Controllers.The latest release of IBM PowerHA SystemMirror for i delivers a brand-new...

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IBM i 6.1 Technical Overview

IBM i 6.1 Technical Overview

By: Jim Cook; Ahmed Mansour; Giancarlo Omati; Ana Flavia Pavan; Mark Roy

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 16-DEC-2009

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication introduces a technical overview of the main new features, functions and enhancements available in IBM i 6.1 (formerly called i5/OS® V6R1). It gives a summary and brief explanation of new capabilities and what has changed in the operating system, and also discusses many of the licensed programs and application development tools associated with IBM i. Many other new and enhanced functions are described, such as virtualization of storage, security, Java™ performance, improved performance with IBM System Storage™ devices, backup and recovery, including base IBM i,...

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End to End Performance Management on IBM i

End to End Performance Management on IBM i

By: Hernando Bedoya; Mark Roy; Nandoo Neerukonda; Petri Nuutinen

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 23-NOV-2009

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Monitoring and managing your system’s performance is critical to ensure that you are keeping pace with the changing demands of your business. To respond to business changes effectively, your system must change too. Managing your system, at first glance, might seem like just another time-consuming job. But the investment soon pays off because the system runs more efficiently, and this is reflected in your business. It is efficient because changes are planned and managed. Managing performance of any system can be a complex task that requires a thorough understanding of that system’s...

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IBM Systems Director Navigator for i

IBM Systems Director Navigator for i

By: Brandon Schulz; Giancarlo Omati; Morten Buur Rasmussen; Johnnie Talamantes; Claudio Villalobos; Brian Younger

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 02-DEC-2009

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In this IBM® Redbooks® publication we discuss IBM Systems Director Navigator for i, which is a Web console interface for IBM i administration where you can work with the Web-enabled tasks of System i® Navigator. IBM Systems Director Navigator for i includes a number of welcome pages that allow you to quickly find the task that you want to perform. The IBM Systems Director Navigator for i interface is not just a set of URL addressable tasks, but is a robust Web console from which you can manage your IBM i system. However, the System i Navigator Tasks on the Web, which are a set of...

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IBM i 6.1 Independent ASPs: A Guide to Quick Implementation of Independent ASPs

IBM i 6.1 Independent ASPs: A Guide to Quick Implementation of Independent ASPs

By: James Baer; Julie Cantrell; Harlon Trowbridge; Scott Vetter

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 10-DEC-2009

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication explains how to configure and manage independent disk pool (IASP) functionality of IBM i 6.1. It is designed to help IBM technical professionals, business partners, and customers understand and implement independent disk pools in the IBM i 6.1. In addition, this publication provides the background information that is necessary to plan, implement, and customize this functionality to your particular environment. It provides guidance on running user applications with either application data or most application objects residing in an independent disk...

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IBM System i and System p System Planning and Deployment: Simplifying Logical Partitioning

IBM System i and System p System Planning and Deployment: Simplifying Logical Partitioning

By: Jim Cook; Dale Barrick; Gene Meyer; Marc Rauzier; Chris Shomenta

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 08-AUG-2007

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Logical Partitioning (LPAR) provides the significant capability to run multiple operating systems, each a partition on the same physical processor, memory, and I/O attachment configuration. LPAR is often discussed along with the concept of server consolidation. LPAR enables management across a single set of hardware and, when configured and managed correctly, can maximize efficient use of hardware resources all in a single place, often using resources in one partition when not needed by another partition. By its nature, LPAR is powerful, but, as the number and complexity of applications...

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IBM System i IP Telephony and Integrated Collaboration

IBM System i IP Telephony and Integrated Collaboration

By: Jose Faisca; Mike Gordon; Kim Greene; Rob Haviland; Debbie Landon; Markus Neuhold; Jairo Reyes

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 02-APR-2008

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Companies that use IBM® Lotus® Sametime® and Lotus Domino® already have a comprehensive solution for presence awareness, e-mail, instant messaging, and Web conferencing. Now, with the 3Com System i™ IP Telephony and Integrated Collaboration solution, Sametime users can make phone calls by using their IP desk phone and simply clicking a contact within their Sametime contact list. Alternatively, they can receive voice mail, faxes, and e-mail in a single unified inbox as part of the 3Com IP Telephony Messaging for System i application integrated with Domino. Voice messages are...

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A Systems Management Guide to Performance Management for System i and System p servers

A Systems Management Guide to Performance Management for System i and System p servers

By: Craig Schmitz; Erwin Beers; David Lent; Petri Nuutinen; Susan Powers; Kurt Thompson; Vejay Reddy

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 26-OCT-2007

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IBM Performance Management (PM) for the IBM i5 and IBM p5 family of processors are two service offerings delivered remotely via the Web. They can be a key element of your systems management strategy. Whether you have one system, a network of many systems, or several stand-alone systems, the PM offerings provide reports and graphics that allow you to: - Quickly identify systems or logical partitions that are resource constrained - Balance the resources on a logically partitioned system - Evaluate resource constraints during peak production windows - Analyze day-to-day job scheduling -...

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Logical Partitions on System i5: A Guide to Planning and Configuring LPAR with HMC on System i

Logical Partitions on System i5: A Guide to Planning and Configuring LPAR with HMC on System i

By: Nick Harris; L.R Jeyakumar; Steve Mann; Yogi Sumarga; William Wei

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 17-MAY-2006

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This IBM Redbook gives a broad understanding of the new System i5 architecture as it applies to logically partitioned System i5 systems. This functionality is delivered through a new configuration and management interface called the Hardware Management Console (HMC). Reading this book will help you design your server partition scheme from scratch. We also discuss the requirements to create a solution to migrate from existing iSeries servers with and without logical partitions. This book will help you install, tailor, and configure logical partitions (LPARs) on System i5 systems....

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IBM Technology for Java Virtual Machine in IBM i5/OS

IBM Technology for Java Virtual Machine in IBM i5/OS

By: Aleksandr Nartovich; Adam Smye-Rumsby; Paul Stimets; George Weaver

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 14-FEB-2007

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This IBM Redbook gives a broad understanding of a new 32-bit Java Virtual Machine (JVM) in IBM i5/OS. With the arrival of this new JVM, IBM System i platform now comfortably supports Java and WebSphere applications on a wide array of different server models: from entry size boxes to the huge enterprise systems. This book provides in-depth information about setting Java and IBM WebSphere environments with new 32-bit JVM, tuning its performance, and monitoring or troubleshooting its runtime with the new set of tools. Information in this IBM Redbook helps system architects, Java application...