IBM makes it very easy to get the model number and the serial number of an AIX system or a VIOS on thier Power Series: $ uname -M # model number IBM,NNNN-NNN $ uname -m # serial number HHHHHHHHHHHH You don’t even need to be root to run the commands. More useful AIX commands.
Today, June 16, 2011, IBM turns 100 years old. IBM invites you to join the Twitter conversation regarding the IBM Centennial–feel free to use the #IBM100 and #progress hashtags on Twitter. The conversation around these hashtags will be featured on www.ibm100.com on June 16.
Four solutions from NewPush have been approved by IBM. The solutions are now featured on the IBM Showcase website: Hosted Lotus Connections 3 Hosted VDI – IBM Smart Business Server 2 Hosted DB2 10.5 (SaaS) Hosted Domino Mail, Collaboration, and Knowledge Management 8.5.3
If you are looking for a hosted Lotus Notes or Domino solution with flexible infrastructure at commodity cloud rates, you have found the right place. Yesterday NewPush made it to the top of the IBM list of Hosted Lotus Notes and Domino environment: http://www-10.lotus.com/ldd/dominowiki.nsf/dx/Lotus_Notes_and_Domino_Hosting_Providers For more information, check out our collaboration page.
Refresh of the DB2 e-kit As a follow up to the DB2 Discovery Kit post, here is a link to the Updated IBM DB2 e-kit for Database Professionals This new kit has a number of resources for migrating to DB2 from other databases, such as Oracle.
IBM CLoudBurst Appliance Training Video IBM just published fresh training videos for their CoudBurst Appliance. “This video, based on five online lectures and five online demonstrations, provides in-depth information about WebSphere CloudBurst Appliance and WebSphere Application Server Hypervisor Edition. It demonstrates how to: configure resources managed in the cloud; create virtual systems for deployment to [...]
What is Business Intelligence? From the thread “My Quest for Understanding Business Intelligence” this comment was posted by Leslie Dudley: Business Intelligence Background A little off topic perhaps, but as an IT business intelligence worker who was interviewing during the economic downturn, I have a slightly different perspective. First, I found myself to be fortunate [...]
SPSS enables extracting the essence of the heaps of data available today, and as a result dramatically reducing the time to present actionable information to decision makers.
IBM has a comprehensive approach to encourage security by design. A free Red Book is available for developers: The IBM Redbook for Security in Development The home page for IBM’s main security testing tool is IBM Rational AppScan
Problem Since Windows Vista (that includes Windows 7), the place where programs store some of their information has changed. This makes finding the DB2 log files (equivalent of db2diag.log) more difficult. Solution The log files have moved under the directory tree node C:/Program Data/IBM/DB2/DB2COPY1/DB2. Under that directory there is a log and an events directory. [...]