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Danny Simon,
Executive System Engineer


IBM Expert in Power Systems and Storage - Architect in Infrastructure with HA/DRS solutions like XSM - Quick-EDD/HA - IBM Copy services.
Power i Security Expert - Performance Optimalisation

03.08.2016

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And what if I had only SSD on a Power

301 read 0 comment Tags: EASI, Power 8, IBM Power Systems

We all know that the number of actuators is important in Power for System i for performance. But what if I changed for an existing external storage the 21 disks of 300 G Bytes 15 KRPM in Raid-10 by 4 SSD of 1,6 T Bytes in Raid-5 ? Well we could have the same capacity with a much faster response time!...

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14.07.2016

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IBM i Access Client Solutions

3751 read 0 comment Tags: IBM Power Systems, HMC

Here is our "New" interface for the IBM i. It will replace the classical iSeries Client Access. This is the only supported solution for Windows 10 !It will replace (uninstall) the old i Series Navigator !   The Navigator for i is an http/https interface. It will deliver as well the classical 5250...

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15.01.2016

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Power Backup with a Minimum of Downtime : Yes we can!

2552 read 0 comment Tags: IBM Power Systems, Backup

More and more often, customers are looking for an almost 100% availability but are also looking for a Backup Solution on IBM Power for System i.Of course we all know 'Save while Active', but if there is a exclude read lock on an object it will wait and at the end, if there is still a lock, it will bypass...

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04.11.2015

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News from IBM Technical University @ Cannes 2015

2790 read 0 comment Tags: IBM Power Systems, IBM Storage, IBM

Last week, it was my pleasure to participate in the IBM Technical University in Cannes, France. Let me share the most important take-aways with you. 2015 was a "Grand Cru" for Power and Storage. Not for the immediate but for sure for the next generation of servers.Storage will be dominated by the impact...

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20.11.2014

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Migrating Vscsi to NPIV

3808 read 0 comment Tags: VSCSI, NPIV, IBM Power, Storage

IBM i 7.1 partitions on POWER7+, POWER7, and POWER6 servers now support NPIV (N_Port ID Virtualization) attachment of IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC) and IBM Storwize V7000, V3700, and V3500 storage systems. Setting up configurations to share adapters is simpler with NPIV. This support includes the...

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13.11.2014

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IBM Navigator for i as you never saw it before!

2825 read 0 comment Tags: IBM, Navigator, System i, Power

It looks like the IBM i V7R2 and/or V7R1 TR9 has a lot to deliver. One of them is the IBM Navigator for i. All the weak features of this previous version in the Navigator are gone. Multi system Performance Graphic's Usability Batch Worload Modeling And definitely, there is no need to load it...

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14.01.2014

Full System i FlashCopy

4046 read 0 comment Tags: IBM Power Systems, High Availability, IBM, Security, IBM Storage

Full System FlashCopy System ASP and all User ASP are placed in external storage           Everything is copied (OS, temp work spaces, user data, etc.) Supported by BRMS Copy is accessed by powering on a server and IPL’ing from the copy Full...

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27.12.2013

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Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year with IBM Power8

3742 read 0 comment Tags: IBM Power Systems, Power 8, AS/400

It's almost there and it will hurt …. I mean, Power Systems with the new processor Power8.It has something to spook its predecessor. Take this as some examples of comparison.•    22nm of SOI•    12 Cores SMT8•    512 KB SRAM L2 /...

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11.07.2013

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Joyeux anniversaire IBM OS/400 ou System i

2655 read 0 comment Tags: AS/400, IBM Power Systems, System i, iSeries

Oui, cela fait 25 ans qu'IBM lança le système d'exploitation Systemi qui, en son temps, était appelé OS/400. Un peu d'histoire ne peut nous faire de tort. Qui se souvient de ses débuts ? Un système AS/400 B10, B30, etc., avec un système d'exploitation...

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02.11.2012

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Live partion mobility for Power System i

4007 read 0 comment Tags: IBM Power Systems, IBM Storage, VIOS, Infrastructure Roadshow

A couple of years ago, EASI decided to go VIOS to propose and support the Storwize system as one of the first IT companies in Belgium. Since that time, EASI has gained lots of experience in integrating IBM Power Systems i with external Storage, combined with replication. VIOS is a powerful Virtualization...

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