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  • Interesting and well written article! It was enlightening to discover why older date data had been stored in such interesting ways (I thought it may have been a developer's personal quirk and distrust in date data types). Thank you for sharing this awesome ...

  • Hi Keith, I may be wrong, but I think the format of the date (6 char) is based on the DatFmt of your job. If the job changes to DatFmt(*YMD), you will get a more reasonable date to sort on. HTH, Steve ------------------------------ Steve Anderson ...

  • I find myself agreeing with Diego! In this discussion I read about backing up to various things be that NFS and FTP and 'IP Services'. I also note that some of the backups are parked on Windows. And I get the heebie jeebies!! Why? Backups aren't ...

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Latest Blogs

  • You and i – IBM i 7.4 TR5 Power10 Announced Today, September 8 2021, we have some big IBM i-related announcements, so it’s time for another blog! While there are many new things to talk about – as there are with every announcement – I’m afraid ...

  • Check out the video here! In 1988, IBM released an operating system for for the OS/400 and since these early days, it has now become the operating system for the Power platform. This platform is one of the most powerful platforms on the market for ...

  • As of the time of writing this document (original November 2020, updated June 2021), there are no known ransomware malware programs or viruses that run directly on the IBM i. However, the IBM i can be affected by an infected PC on the network. These ...

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  • You and i – IBM i Roadmaps [1] There are two primary types of roadmap we use to describe the life of IBM i in the marketplace. This post has both: the “ release roadmap ” which lays out the timing, method and continuous nature of the delivery ...

  • You and i – IBM i 7.4 TR4 7.3 TR 10 Announced Today, April 13 2021, is announcement day for IBM i again, so it’s time for another overview blog post. Of course, I’ll talk about some of the key enhancements we’re announcing, but I have a couple ...

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