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FormaServe & NC Communications Join Forces to Publish PowerWire

ByByStaff ReporterOct 24, 20232 min read

FormaServe, a leading provider of IBM i training and consultancy services, and NC Communications, a specialist in IT events and media production, have announced a strategic partnership to publish PowerWire,…

Why Celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the IBM i Platform at the University of Wolverhampton? …Because the Future Won’t Wait!

Why Celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the IBM i Platform at the University of Wolverhampton? …Because the Future Won’t Wait!

ByByHerbert DalyJun 23, 2023

The 21st of June this year marks the 35th anniversary of the launch of the IBM i Platform. This event is quite unusual in a tech industry that typically venerates all…

It’s official – IBM have now launched their Power10 Scale out range!

It’s official – IBM have now launched their Power10 Scale out range!

ByByStaff ReporterJul 12, 2022

Whilst IBM’s Enterprise range did come out back in September 2021, that provided for the high-end Power clients only.  With this release of low and mid-range servers, the capability of…

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Environment Variables

Environment Variables

The IBM i operating system is highly dependent on environmental variables, which can have a significant impact on its performance. In this article, we will dive into the various environmental…

ByByAndy YouensMay 2, 20234 min read
A Note from the Chairman

A Note from the Chairman

Well, if we thought that 2022 was a whirlwind – that saw much of business come back together and saw i-UG really step up to the mark in trying to…

ByByMike RyanMay 1, 20233 min read
A screen a story – The Run SQL Scripts bottom bar

A screen a story – The Run SQL Scripts bottom bar

If IBM is following the same schedule as it has in previous years it is fair to say that a new version of IBM i Access Client Solution (ACS) is…

ByByRudi van HelvoirtApr 3, 20234 min read
DB2 for i Multisystem

DB2 for i Multisystem

In this article I will be taking a look at a feature we should all be installing, and using, on our IBM i servers. As I mentioned in a recent…

ByByAndy YouensApr 3, 20235 min read
A screen a story – What does “move active records” mean?

A screen a story – What does “move active records” mean?

The latest Technology Refresh (TR) for IBM i 7.4 and 7.5 has something new within them for reorganizing a file. If you have lost count of the TR levels IBM…

ByByRudi van HelvoirtMar 7, 20234 min read
Node-RED & Security

Node-RED & Security

I gave a quick demonstration of Node-RED to a client recently and I didn’t get the response I was expecting. On bringing up the Node-RED browser interface, the first question…

ByByAndy YouensMar 6, 20235 min read
Node-RED & Bank Holidays

Node-RED & Bank Holidays

In a recent training course I gave to a UK bank, we were covering web-services and I showed how we can get information from a reliable source and then store…

ByByAndy YouensFeb 7, 20234 min read
A screen a story – What does this button do? Part II

A screen a story – What does this button do? Part II

In my last article A screen a story – What does this button do? The SQL button was used to retrieve SQL statements which I then tweaked to get the…

ByByRudi van HelvoirtJan 10, 20234 min read
Node-RED & IBM i

Node-RED & IBM i

In my last article I wrote about the hoops we had to jump through to get the DB2 for i Node-RED adapter installed. In this article, we will be taking…

ByByAndy YouensJan 3, 20235 min read
Node-RED & DB2 for i Connector

Node-RED & DB2 for i Connector

I know I said in my last article that was the end of my little project on the Raspberry Pi with Machine Learning talking to the IBM i.  Well since…

ByByAndy YouensDec 6, 20223 min read
A screen a story – What does this SQL button do?

A screen a story – What does this SQL button do?

When working in the IT business we all appreciate it if we are being helped by the operating system. For that purpose in the New Navigator for I IBM created…

ByByRudi van HelvoirtDec 6, 20223 min read
A screen a story – Not our problem anymore

A screen a story – Not our problem anymore

Last week I ran into an issue, which did teach me something new about the command WRKPRB. After checking a test LPAR after having applied the latest group PTFs for…

ByByRudi van HelvoirtNov 7, 20222 min read