i talk to other servers. No, it's not a typo. This TechTip series will get your System i talking to other servers.
Written by Rafael Victoria-Pereira
Back in the old days, when our server was called AS/400, there were few or even no "satellite systems" like PC servers that needed to pass and/or receive data from it. Nowadays, it's a totally different landscape: the i sits together with a broad scope of servers and devices with which it has to communicate, passing and receiving data. These interfaces are, at times, manual data imports or exports performed by operators via boring and repetitive procedures.
Along with new medium and high-end servers is a refresh of its development tools.
Written by Chris Smith
IBM this week introduced a new line of midrange and upper-tier servers based on the POWER7 chip. These servers promise to give users a lot more value for their investment and tremendous savings on energy costs.