Historically, converting spooled files on IBM i has been a bit of an arduous task, but in recent releases, it's become much easier. In April 2010, I wrote an article about how to convert AFP to PDF using native commands included in IBM i 6.1 at no charge. With the release of IBM i 7.1, we're fortunate that IBM has expanded on these abilities by adding a couple of neat features.
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Results demonstrate superior customer value of Power Linux by eclipsing performance of Dell, HP, and Oracle systems. IBM announced multiple leading benchmark results for the Linux operating system running on the IBM Power 730 Express, which bested comparable hardware platforms running Linux or Windows, according to IBM.