Nearly 1,500 register to hear Soltis webcast where Vision Solutions introduces upgraded Vision Director.
Written by Chris Smith
Your system is running slower than it should and you're using up DASD faster than you can afford. What to do about it? a) Throw yourself on your spear and spend hours every week cleaning and optimizing your computer; b) Hire a consultant to come in and do it for you at company expense, or c) Find a reliable tool that will run constantly in the background and automatically optimize your system for you. Let's see—that's a tough choice!
The problem of maintaining an optimized System i or Power System was addressed last Thursday by Vision Solutions and guest speaker Dr. Frank Soltis, considered the father of the AS/400, and a member of the Vision Advisory Board. The webcast, titled "Critical Tips to Get the Most from Your System i," was held to increase awareness of the need for system optimization in advance of the company's release next month of V8 of Vision Director, a system monitoring and optimization tool that has been significantly upgraded in the forthcoming release. Nearly 1,500 viewers registered for the webcast, which is available online for replay.
Centralized remote logging can be directly utilized with Linux's built-in syslog logging facilities.
Written by Max Hetrick
An important part of Linux system administration is dealing with system logs. Even if you aren't watching or reading logs on a daily basis, when you're troubleshooting problems, logs are usually the very first thing you turn to when troubles arise. Having logs in one centralized location on a network simplifies the task of locating them, plus gives you one place to create backups of logs if desired. The default Linux logging facility, syslog, provides you with the basic tools necessary to send logs to a remote server for collection.