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Planning to upgrade to IBM i 7.4 (Statements of direction)

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Statements of direction

IBM Db2 Mirror for i planning insights, October 2020 (Fulfilled December 2021 with announcement in October 2021)

IBM plans to enhance IBM Db2 Mirror for i (5770-DBM) to extend the physical distance allowed between two nodes, allowing the two nodes to be located up to 10 kilometers apart.

Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe), April 2019 (Fulfilled November 2019 with announcement in October 2019)

IBM plans to add IBM i native support for direct attached PCIe Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) devices that are internal to the system unit.

IBM Db2 Mirror for i planning insights, October 2019 (Fulfilled May 2020 with announcement in April 2020)

IBM plans to introduce the support for internal disk as a storage option to the Db2 Mirror for i product.

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Modified date:
28 April 2022