In “What IBM i Execs Don’t Know,” my tone was a tad antagonistic. But now the air is warmer, spring is finally here, and I’m much, much better. So let’s approach things a bit more positively, shall we?
Written by David Shirey
I’ll willingly agree that the last column I wrote was just a bit on the negative side. In fact, I really expected to be taken to task for being too hard on poor IBM i IT management.
But, like most things, I was wrong…about being taken to task, that is. As it turned out, everyone who commented agreed with me, and nobody seemed to feel too sorry for IT management as a group.
This ain’t your mama’s RPG! Time to move on from OPM—with Evolve Your RPG Coding. This comprehensive new book gives you all the tools to move to a more modern, modular, and efficient ILE RPG. The book guides you through the transition at a comfortable pace, making every ILE concept totally accessible. You’ll start with simple, easy-to-understand examples and analogies to OPM, then advance to complete and complex ILE code. Finally, you’ll go beyond ILE with a detailed discussion of SQL, code organization, and structure. Pre-order your copy today!
This book really hits the mark and is a must-read for all RPG developers.
Written by Bruce Guetzkow
The fifth edition of Programming in ILE RPG by Bryan Meyers and Jim Buck provides an excellent progression of subject matter for the next generation of RPG developers. There is a strong emphasis on free-format coding with plenty of references to fixed-format code. This perspective on RPG will make it easy for students to learn RPG and aid experienced developers in making a transition to more modern coding techniques.
The wait is over! The 5th edition is here. Here’s your chance to expand your ILE RPG knowledge with our most significant update to this classic RPG book. The latest edition features exclusive coverage of free-format RPG; more SQL than ever before; and greater emphasis on ILE modules, procedures, and service programs. This essential guide covers all the fundamentals you need to be successful with ILE RPG plus the latest development tools. All new programming exercises and assignments included. Order today!
Get the results of the 2016 State of IBM i Security Study in this on-demand webinar!
PowerTech has audited thousands of IBM i servers over the past 13 years, gaining extensive, real-world insight into the deployment state of IBM i security controls. The results of this wildly popular study, the State of IBM i Security, have revealed vulnerabilities that even auditors miss—providing invaluable insight in seven configuration categories:
Network-initiated commands & data access
Server-level security controls
Profile and password settings
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This 30-minute recording demystifies Linux on Power, AIX, and VIOS and teaches best practice techniques for maintaining and controlling critical processes and applications running on your Linux, AIX, and VIOS environments.