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May 12, 2010 | Volume 5 Issue 5


TOP STORY: Be Sure Your Spring Cleaning Includes Tidying Up Disk Space
FEATURED NEWS: WebSmart ILE, WebSmart PHP, and Clover Query All Get New Releases
NEWS HIGHLIGHT: looksoftware Announces re:new Application Development Toolset
FORUM: Mixing Service Programs into a Non-ILE Environment
ON-DEMAND WEBCAST: Practical Implementation Guide to i5/OS Security
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Feature Article - System Administration
Be Sure Your Spring Cleaning Includes Tidying Up Disk Space

When in doubt, throw it out. Back it up first, but yes…throw it out.

steven_pitcherWritten by Steve Pitcher

Irony can be a funny thing. Last week, with the subject matter of this article in my mind, I ran into a sticky situation when our little AS/400 Model 170 started sending messages to the QSYSOPR message queue stating that "a serious storage condition may exist." We do a nightly backup of production data on this machine to save files and then transfer them to our primary IBM i 515 server. Eventually, they get moved to the nightly LTO.


Featured News
WebSmart ILE, WebSmart PHP, and Clover Query All Get New Releases

BCD Software announced at COMMON new releases of its entire WebSmart family of products that now offer gradient charts, new XML functions, Oracle templates, and the flexibility to schedule reports. The products share the same IDE and provide tight integration between new RPG and PHP Web application development with both editions of WebSmart and real-time Web reports and queries with Clover. 


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Vision Video Case Studies by J. Klebanoff

HiT Software Acquired by BackOffice Associates by C. Smith

Raz-Lee Freely Celebrates COMMON 50 by J. Klebanoff

Profound Logic Announces Profound UI Enhancements by J. Klebanoff

COMMON at 50: Opening Session by J. Klebanoff