User groups for IBM i

Connect with fellow members who are interested in IBM Power Systems. Great educational and networking opportunities to enhance your career and build great relationships within the IBM i community.

Interested in learning about IBM’s plans and future directions for IBM i? Join the Large User Group (LUG) of over one hundred large companies to get the latest scoop. Meet with other LUG members and work directly with the IBM i development team.

Get engaged with the European IBM Power Systems community! Learn more about the latest architecture and new solutions all while connecting with fellow members.

Knowledge Center

The Knowledge Center contains official product documentation for IBM products. You can browse or search for documentation, release notes, or PDF versions of the information. The following links take you directly to information for specific IBM i releases, and for Power Systems.

Lab Services

IBM Systems Lab Services has global consultants with proven expertise to help you plan, design, and implement infrastructure. Many clients have access to these services at no additional charge via the Power to Cloud Rewards Program.

These consultants can help with a variety of Power Systems topics, for example:

• Accelerating POWER8 migration
• Migration planning (including Oracle and DB2)
• Security and compliance
• Virtualization
• Database and performance


Redbooks typically provide positioning and value guidance, installation and implementation experiences, typical solution scenarios, and step-by-step "how-to" guidelines. They often include sample code and other support materials that are also available as downloads from the Redbook site.

IBM developerWorks

developerWorks is a great place for learning new topics across IBM. For IBM i content, you will find technical resources for IBM i developers and users. Content ranges from articles and tutorials to collaborative discussions from the IBM i community.

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