Sometimes the best advice you can find is from watching what your peers are doing.
Written by Steve Pitcher
Back in March, HelpSystems released its first annual IBM i Marketplace Survey report. 344 of our peers in the IBM i and Power Systems world explained how they use the platform, highlighting the good, the bad, the challenges, and the concerns. This is great news, especially as an annual survey, because it's great to know what other people are doing with Power Systems and IBM i and how they're doing it. You can download it free from the MC White Paper Center.
Free, Live Webinar: Does this sound familiar? Reports based on yesterday’s data? Queries you have to change every time they run? Programs generating spool files no one has time to read? Analysts storing sensitive data in Microsoft Excel and Access? Users rejecting Query/400? Programmers writing new queries instead of new applications? Attend this webinar and learn how you can extend and enhance data access without sacrificing control or your budget. Call 800 824-1220 or register at www.ngsi.com.
If you need a better answer for in-house data backup services but can't afford full-blown high-availability solutions, here are some other options.
Written by John Ghrist
Thirty years ago (or maybe as recently as last night at some small businesses), a "typical" in-house backup and recovery strategy was to back up all the hard drives on the server and hang the tape in a library until next week, when it would be time to overwrite "Monday's" tape with next Monday's backup.
System i Disaster Recovery Planning addresses the special disaster recovery planning issues of IBM i. It is your step-by-step guide to developing an effective, workable plan to protect your company's assets should the unthinkable happen. This title is now available in eBook format.
Introduction to Configuring iAccess Servers to use SSL
Due to popular demand, Carol has updated her presentation on configuring iAccess to use SSL sessions to include, not just the step-by-step configuration guidance but also a discussion on the benefits and challenges of using certificates from a well-known CA (Certificate Authority) vs a self-signed certificate as well as practical tips for enterprise implementation.