IBM i 7.3 Technology Refresh 1 has been announced. Steve Will has written about the announcement in general on his You and i blog. IBM i 7.2 Technology Refresh 5 was also announced.
I initially wrote about the SET_SERVER_SBS_ROUTING procedure in this post, Route DB2 Requests to a Specific Subsystem, and then again in this post, Route Remote Command Requests to a Specific Subsystem. I’m back again with another post to tell you about more enhancements to this IBM i Service.(more…)
IBM i 7.3 is here! IBM i 7.3 has added a feature called “Security Authority Collection” which tracks how applications and application users “use” an object. Inquiries against that collection will provide advice on securing critical business data and applications from intrusion by identifying who needs to have access to data and in what context. This is a major enhancement to security management that is unique to IBM i.(more…)
In 2012, I wrote about Function Usage Capabilities. That blog post reviewed user interfaces for function usage information, which includes a set of commands, APIs, and the Application Administration graphical user interface.(more…)
SQL CPU Utilization was introduced in the IBM i 7.2 release. This metric helps you discover how much of your CPU is being used by SQL operations, and is a starting point to determine if your CPU utilization is due to SQL or other work on the system. This metric is available on a per-thread basis and aggregated for the partition as a whole. The systemwide value is only available on 7.2, while the thread-level support was PTF’d back to 7.1.(more…)
If you’re like me, it was nice to take a break from work last week. This week is turning out to be very busy, so this blog is very brief.
In the blog, Route DB2 Requests to a Specific Subsystem, I described the support that allows you to route work requests by user profile for the QZDASOINIT and QRWTSRVR server jobs.(more…)