Year: 2014

Optimizing journal bundle sizes in commitment-control applications – The hard way or the easy way

I was reviewing the wait signature of an IBM i batch application the other day using IBM iDoctor, and noticed that the job spent a significant portion of its time in Journal Wait status. Journal waits happen when an application

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Setting the Session Date Format in IBM DB2 for i (and AS/400, and iSeries)

Apparently in DB2 for Linux/Unix/Windows, the date format is a system-wide setting, and is not controlled at the session level. I’m not a DB2 LUW expert, so don’t take my word on that! IBM DB2 for i offers more flexibility.

Using IBM i Access for Windows with Windows 7 and Windows 2008

Only certain versions of IBM i Access for Windows (predecessor products include IBM iSeries Access for Windows and IBM AS/400 Client Access) are supported on Windows 7 and Windows 2008, and specific IBM Service Pack and Microsoft fixes required. There

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