July 20, 2018
- LEAD ARTICLE: TechTip: Watson APIs - Language Translator
- FEATURED ARTICLE: Five Tips for Avoiding and Detecting Malware on IBM i
- FEATURED ARTICLE: A Small Intro to Big Data, Part 3: HFDS and the MapReduce Algorithm
- NEWS HIGHLIGHT: IBM and Red Hat Join Forces to Accelerate Hybrid Cloud Adoption
- WEBCAST: Make Modern Apps You'll Love with Profound UI & Profound.js
- MC VIDEO SHOWCASE: Design an Invoice in 10 Minutes
- EVENT: POWERUp18
Everybody seems to be talking to everyone these days - verbally, in writing, via mind control, you name it. But what happens when the people communicating speak different languages?
By Dave Shirey
While it is probably true that more people across the world today speak English than ever before, it is also true that more people from different countries are talking to more people in other different countries than ever before. It is an inevitable consequence of our global world and something that businesses, governments, and non-profits have to deal with.
The threat of malware infecting your IBM is a real danger. Use these tips to lower your risk of being affected.
By Carol Woodbury
Several things can be done to reduce your exposure to malware - be it some sort of virus or ransomware or the latest type of malware, cryptomining software. I often talk about the need to implement multiple layers of defense, or "defense in depth." This area of security demands the same sort of planning. Determine what technology should catch the first layer of threats and then determine what would happen if that layer is breached. What's stopping the malware from wreaking havoc with your system?
After surveying 500+ IBM i professionals, we discovered:
- The state of IBM i modernization in today's businesses and their goals for the future
- The effect legacy applications have on the businesses' internal and external processes
- The #1 concern upper managers have with the IBM i, and how to combat it
...and much much more!
Download your copy of The 2017 State of IBM i Modernization today.
1. Affordable Cloud Solutions
2. Efficiencies of MIMIX
3. Rising Cost of Downtime
This collaborative effort from Connectria Hostingand Vision Solutions will provide a review of the core causes and costs of both planned and unplanned downtime and will then provide a detailed discussion of current options for IBM i High Availability and Disaster Recovery in the Cloud.
Most importantly, as you read you will learn why true HA and DR protection are now within reach of even the smallest of businesses.
It's time to make your apps proud to be seen! Whether you have green screens or a drab GUI, your outdated apps can benefit from modern source code, modern GUIs, and modern tools. Alex Roytman and Liam Allan show you how Free-format RPG and Node.js make it possible to deliver apps your business will love.
You'll learn how you can use both Profound UI and Profound.js to: Transform legacy RPG code to modern free-format RPG and Node.js; Deliver truly modern application interfaces with Profound UI; Extend your RPG applications to include Web Services and NPM packages with Node.js.
High availability for IBM i has been a hot topic in 2017, becoming the #2 IT priority just behind cybersecurity. And no surprise with these two topics so closely tied to your most valuable asset: your irreplaceable business data. You must be asking yourself: am I doing everything I can to protect my organization's data? Tune in as our panel of IBM i high availability experts deliver lively discussion around the top high availability issues of today.
Once data is gone, it's gone...unless you have a data replication layer in place to protect it. Learn the value of strategic solutions and how to implement them in a hurry...watch now!
ACO MONITOR is a complete systems management solution for your Power Systems running IBM i. ACO MONITOR manages your Power System 24/7, uses advanced technology (like two-way messaging) to notify on-duty support personnel, and responds to complex problems before they reach critical status.
ACO MONITOR is proven technology and is capable of processing thousands of mission-critical events daily. The software is pre-configured, easy to install, scalable, and greatly improves data center (and staff) efficiency.
Produce bar code labels, electronic forms, ad hoc reports, and RFID tags – without programming! MarkMagic is the only document design and print solution that combines report writing, WYSIWYG label and forms design, and conditional printing in one integrated product. Why support 5 different products, when you can do it all with MarkMagic?
Let's see how data is stored, using Hadoop's File System (HDFS), and processed, using the MapReduce algorithm, in the Hadoop Cluster.
By Rafael Victoria-Pereira
Last time around, I took you on a tour through Hadoop's ecosystem, or in other words, I showed you the main components of its mechanism. Now let's see what makes it tick. Note, however, that this is no easy task, and I won't explain everything in detail. I'll try to keep the explanations simple, but Hadoop is everything but simple.