What do Shield’s Customers have in Common?

Over the years we have seen a shift from the simple need for backup and recovery, to a requirement for customers to have full access to systems and data 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year. […]

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HA4i Version 7.1 PTF05

What could be the last PTF for HA4i Version 7.1 is now available for download. We say the last because the newest version of HA4i (7.2) is announced and in the final throws of being packaged for delivery to clients. […]

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JQG4i integration with LVLT4i

One of the challenges and benefits of LVLT4i is the use of iASP technology for storage of the clients data. For recovery you need to be able to re-direct the apply process for all of the data and objects to […]

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Filtering journaled object creations in LVLT4i, HA4i and DR4i

I was asked about the ability of our products to filter content within a journal. The problem is a common problem and one which affects us due to our policy of applying everything within the journal (some products will create […]

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Ensuring your space objects are replicated

An unfortunate system loss at one of our customers highlighted a problem which resulted in the loss of data from a couple of objects. The system loss was experienced on the target side of the replication environment so no production […]

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System and Software for journaling system objects patent EP 1559019 A1

To view the above patent please click here. Why the interest My interest was peaked by a recent LinkedIn comment about how using the Audit Journal to capture replication requests was a poor design choice. I have been developing High […]

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Been a very busy winter period.

Winter in Canada can be a very long affair and as we know its been a very hard and cold winter this year. This has kept us locked in the office for a lot longer allowing us to do a […]

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Embedded SQL in a C program on IBM i.

Quick post about my experiences and hopefully a guide to others who are starting to look at the possibilities of embedding SQL in C Programs. First note: Not a lot of samples or good tutorials out there. Second note: Remember […]

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