Warning :- The main SQL statement may run for many minutes. In my case just over 1:30 elapsed and 35 CPU seconds, but I only have 222,000 objects in my IFS on a Power 9. I have run the QSRSRV (see below) on a Power 7+ with around a million objects in the IFS and […]
Should we strive to improve our code?
Last week, I was looking for “CPF2234 Invalid Password” messages, for a program I am writing. I assumed that I would find them in QSYSOPR, but there weren’t any. So, I tried DSPLOG and there they were. “Oh no”, I hear you say, “Why are you using 5250 Green Screen?”. I will admit that I […]
Are IBM i Services the future of systems management?
IBM i Services are perhaps the best kept secret of managing and monitoring IBM i. Relatively few users of our favourite platform know what they are and even fewer use them regularly. This is a crying shame as they are truly remarkable. IBM i Services can tell you in seconds what it takes a skilled […]
New IBM i products round-up
This month’s new products roll-call includes two new offerings from France and one from Switzerland. South Paris-based SystemObjects Corporation has launched Push4Servers, a new utility that sends mobile device notifications, text messages and emails to users directly from IBM i or Windows systems/apps. Push4Servers (pictured above) requires IBM i V6R1 or higher and comes in […]