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IBM i 7.3 - TR1 Enhancements

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Note: The announcement materials for IBM i 7.3 TR1 can be found here.
The remainder of this landing page intends to make it easy to see the supporting detail these enhancements.


DB2 for i Enhancements

DB2 for i - Functional Enhancements

DB2 for i - Performance Enhancements

DB2 for i Services (new)

IBM i Services (new and enhanced)


PowerHA SystemMirror for i


Hardware

Platform

  • IBM Power S822 Model 8284-22A increases max cores
  • NovaLink support for SR-IOV configurations

I/O

  • #ESLS - EXP24SX SAS Storage Enclosure
  • #EJ32, #EJ33 - PCIe3 Crypto Coprocessor 4767
  • #EC3M, #EC3L - PCIe3 2-port 100 GbE
  • #EUA3 - RDX USB Top Mount Docking Station
  • Tape Library TS4500 R3

Virtualization

  • vNIC fail-over
  • Shared Ethernet Adapter (SEA) large send

Functional Enhancements

  • Containers make USB Flash and RDX look like a stack of DVDs
  • New format for tape volume statistics
  • Identifying a partition with a UUID

Application Development 

RPG - Unicode Source

  • Compile RPG from Unicode - New TGTCCSID parm for CRTBNDRPG & CRTRPGMOD

Rational Developer for i - V9.5.1

Integrated Web Services Server

Swagger support to describe REST Web Services

IBM i HTTP Server (Powered by Apache) 5770-DG1

Updates to the Apache 2.4.20 level

 WebSphere Application Server V9

The latest Java EE7 support for WAS


Open Source

  • Perl - Being added to Option 7 of 5733OPS (being delivered before End of December) 
  • Node.JS V6 being delivered in Option 10 of 5733OPS  (being delivered before End of December)

Open Source for the RPG Programmer. The new OSSILE Git Hub repository is for RPG programmers to share with the IBM i RPG community code that has saved them time, improved their programs, or source that they feel will be a benefit to other in the IBM i RPG Community. OSSILE  Git Hub Location


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31 January 2020

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