Shield’s Notification Process

Shield has introduced a new Notification Process for customers. Register now to take advantage of Notifications.If and when changes and updates are made to any of our products, you will be informed. Links in the […]

HA4i Improvements

We are constantly improving our products and have recently pushed a number of significant changes through for our HA4i product. One area we are always looking for improvements is in the audit process and the […]

Video of our first COMMON meeting held in London 1994

A colleague recently contacted me asking if I would be interested in a video he had shot at the COMMON Exhibition in London in 1994. He was working with our Business Partner HiT from Belgium […]

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. […]

Playing with Save Files

We have recently posted about a new utility which would allow objects to be restored from a save file based on a number of generic parameters in response to a request on a code forum. […]

Restore Objects from Save File with certain Extended Attributes

We were looking through some of the posts on the Code/400 forum when we saw something we thought would be a good addition to our Utilities product. The user was looking for a way to […]

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 […]

Improved Large Object search tool

We have added some additional features to the Large Object search tool we mentioned in the previous blog posting to allow a view of the returned objects in a panel group plus a number of […]

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 […]

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 […]