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  • Quiz: iSeries (AS/400) History

    2003 marks the 15th anniversary of the AS/400 (now called the iSeries), so we thought we'd take a look back and see how it's changed over the years.

  • Quiz: iSeries (AS/400) Commands

    The iSeries (AS/400) is one of IBM's greatest success stories.

  • OS/400

    OS/400 is IBM's operating system for its AS/400 and AS/400e line of business computers. (Continued...)

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File Sharing

Need to share files with other systems? IFS, iSeries Access and NFS are a few options. Learn more about them and other techniques in these articles, tips and webcasts.

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High Availability

Sure, the iSeries is a reliable system that rarely goes down, but sometimes events beyond your control can bring things to a stop. What do you do when running a business these days is a 24x7 requirement? Fortunately, there are several options for companies of all sizes.

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IBM iSeries division news

The IBM System i division is always evolving and trying new ways to promote the iSeries platform. Get news and information on what IBM and AS/400 software providers are doing to keep users supporting their businesses.

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  • Big Blue (IBM)

    Big Blue refers to IBM, which has used blue as a branding color in its logo and elsewhere.

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iSeries application development

Need more info on how to increase your iSeries application portfolio? The IBM System i (AS400, iSeries) platform has an array of available programming languages and application development tools. Find news, tips and information on RPG, ILE, Java, COBOL, Visual Basic, CL, XML, open source on the IBM System i (AS400, iSeries) platform and more in this section.

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  • Report Program Generator (RPG)

    RPG (Report Program Generator) is a programming language that originated as a report-building program used in DEC and IBM minicomputer operating systems and evolved into a fully procedural programming language. (Continued...)

  • EBCDIC (Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code) 

    EBCDIC (Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code ) (pronounced either "ehb-suh-dik" or "ehb-kuh-dik") is a binary code for alphabetic and numeric characters that IBM developed for its larger operating systems. (Continued...)

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iSeries backup and recovery

Everyone knows how important it is to do regular backups. But don't forget you need to be able to restore that data should something go wrong. These articles, tips, white papers and webcasts can help you should your backups or restores go awry.

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iSeries database management

Have a question about using DB2 UDB for the iSeries? Chances are you'll find the answer here. This section is full of articles advising you of the best methods for data warehousing, journaling, SQL -- and much more.

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  • database mirroring

    Database mirroring is the maintenance of redundant copies of a database to ensure continuous data availability and minimize or avoid downtime that might otherwise result from data corruption or loss, or when the operation of a network is partially compromised.

  • WebSphere Development Studio Client (WDSC)

    WebSphere Development Studio Client (WDSC) is a set of application development tools designed for the IBM (International Business Machines) iSeries server. The WDSC basic edition offers user-friendly, easy-to-learn tools to help providers optimize e-business applications.

  • AIX (Advanced Interactive eXecutive)

    AIX is an open operating system from IBM that is based on a version of UNIX.

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iSeries document output

In many shops, the iSeries is the workhorse for running payroll, printing packaging codes and generating reports. Whatever the case may be, you need to get that data off the server and into an acceptable form for your users -- be it in hard copy or electronic format. Get advice on how to do so in this section.

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  • Advanced Function Printing (AFP)

    Advanced Function Printing (AFP) is an IBM architecture and family of associated printer software and hardware that provides document and information presentation control independent of specific applications and devices.

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iSeries hardware management

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iSeries networking

Whether your users are in the office or on the road, they need access to the iSeries. Get tips on connecting to PCs, printers, FTP and more in this section.

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  • network PC (appliance)

    A network PC (sometimes called an appliance) is a term used to denote a new kind of relatively low-cost PC designed for Internet access and specialized business use, but without the full capabilities ot today's personal computer and software.

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iSeries security planning

We all know the iSeries is one of the most secure platforms around, but there are still ways data can be compromised. And with regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley, it's more important than ever to make sure that data is secure. Find out how to do that in these articles, tips and webcasts.

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  • exit program

    In computer programming, an exit program (or exit routine) is a named unit of programming code that is entered when a particular condition occurs, such as one that requires some screening for authorization.

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iSeries systems management

This is the place to turn to for advice on managing your iSeries servers. You'll find information about server installations, improving performance, server consolidation, monitoring your systems and more.

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  • OS/400

    OS/400 is IBM's operating system for its AS/400 and AS/400e line of business computers. (Continued...)

  • i5/OS

    i5/OS is the name IBM has given to its newest release of OS/400 V5R3. i5/OS runs on IBM's i5 servers, which are based on IBM's Power5 microprocessors.

  • AS/400 (IBM iSeries, AS/400e, eServer iSeries/400)

    The AS/400 - formally renamed the 'eServer iSeries/400,' but still commonly known as AS/400 - is a middle-size server designed for small businesses and departments in large enterprises and now redesigned so that it will work well in distributed networks.

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iSeries training and education

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  • Quiz: iSeries (AS/400) History

    2003 marks the 15th anniversary of the AS/400 (now called the iSeries), so we thought we'd take a look back and see how it's changed over the years.

  • Quiz: iSeries (AS/400) Commands

    The iSeries (AS/400) is one of IBM's greatest success stories.

  • AS/400 (IBM iSeries, AS/400e, eServer iSeries/400)

    The AS/400 - formally renamed the 'eServer iSeries/400,' but still commonly known as AS/400 - is a middle-size server designed for small businesses and departments in large enterprises and now redesigned so that it will work well in distributed networks.

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iSeries upgrades and modernization

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    GlusterFS (Gluster File System) is an open source distributed file system that can scale out in building-block fashion to store ...

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  • PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive)

    A PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive) is a high-speed expansion card that attaches a computer to its peripherals.

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    SSD caching, also known as flash caching, is the temporary storage of data on NAND flash memory chips in a solid-state drive so ...

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    An NVDIMM (non-volatile dual in-line memory module) is hybrid computer memory that retains data during a service outage.

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    A RESTful application program interface breaks down a transaction to create a series of small modules, each of which addresses an...

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    Cloud storage infrastructure is the hardware and software framework that supports the computing requirements of a private or ...

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    Zadara Storage provides block, file or object storage with varying levels of compute and capacity through its ZIOS and VPSA ...

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