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  • Automate journal receiver deletion

    This article discusses how to automate the deletion of journal receivers to reduce direct access storage device (DASD) consumption and reduce backup time. An example exit program for the QIBM_QJO_DLT_JRNRCV exit point to allow receiver deletion and days after being saved is presented along with instructions on using the registration facility to associate the exit program with the exit point.


  • IBM i 7.2 and IBM POWER8

    IBM i 7.2 and IBM® POWER8™ have finally arrived. IBM POWER8 is the latest and the most advanced processor at the heart of IBM Power Systems™ servers, and version 7.2 is the latest release of the IBM i operating system that is optimized for POWER8.

  • IBM i 7.2 – The great beyond

    There is a wealth of new capabilities available with the IBM i 7.2 release. In this article, you will learn about some of the database, security, manageability, and mobile device integration enhancements that keep your IBM i solutions well-positioned for today and into the future.

  • IBM i TCP/IP redundancy and virtual Ethernet

    Network virtualization and redundancy are the key techniques for keeping systems available while simplifying hardware management and reducing capital costs. This article describes how to combine Ethernet and IP virtualization and redundancy techniques using IBM i.