Job Tracking Solution – JT4i – New Product Launch from Shield

Shield launched a new product solution JT4i – Job Tracking for IBMi. Press Release:Shield Advanced Solutions Ltd, leading providers of High Availability Software, announced a new product, JT4i. The job tracking solution for IBMi brings a fresh approach, and is […]

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Utilities aimed at IBMi journal management

Lots of code we develop can be multi purposed and used to develop simple yet effective tools to allow users to better handle some of the complexities that technology such as journalling brings with it. To that end and in […]

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Ignore journaling when restoring objects

One of the questions we get asked a lot about how to stop an object being journalled when it is restored. This is a problem for replication software because the entries deposited either need to be fitered at the sending […]

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Finding why your IBMi system storage is filling up

One of the problems I have with the IBMi is how difficult it is to find out what objects are taking up all the storage on our systems. I have tried the DSPLIB *PRINT and dutifully walked all the way […]

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Less is More!

Shield is a long-standing player providing solutions for the IBM i (AS/400, iSeries… etc) platform servicing the midrange community for close to 20 years.We constantly work at reducing complexity which in turn reduces the resources required to write, rewrite, patch-up, […]

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Job Tracking for IBMi and recovery

We have nearly finished the internal testing phase of our Job Tracking product JT4i and are now looking for some external clients that would be willing to test in their real life environments. Job Tracking is something that is never […]

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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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