Job Tracking Update.

When IBM announced the availability of a new Job Tracking capability for IBM i in Version 7.4 we were very excited and despondent at the same time. Despondent because the JT4i product could become obsolete […]

New Object Distribution Product RE4i

We have mentioned before that we have been developing a method to allow objects to be distributed via RDi User Commands. RE4i is the resulting product which is available for download on our Downloads page […]

It’s Like Insurance for Your IBM i Job Queues

Backups in whatever form are insurance to keep the integrity of your data safe and retrievable. High Availability is an ultimate form of backup, whether to a cloud or another system – captures everything, switchable, […]

Support details HA4i and JT4i

Just a gentle reminder to customers about the new support process for JT4i and HA4i.We have introduced a support portal which uses OSTicket to allow the submission and tracking of support requests. As part of […]

Let’s ‘C’ some IFS locks

I was recently asked about how to retrieve information about what jobs were locking a particular IFS object which is something we covered in a post back in July 2012. IBM does provide a program […]

HA4i gains new features using Let’s ‘C’ technology

We have previously posted about how to connect to a remote web server from your IBM i using both secure and non-secure sockets as part of a series of open source snippets (Let’s ‘C’) we […]

HA4i Multi-Node Features

The new product is well it test now and we are very pleased with the results. Because HA4i Multi-Node product allows multiple replication processes to be set up between one or more systems we have […]

High Availability with Batch Processing what you don’t know!

We have been beating the drum for some time now about the lack of batch monitoring in ‘most’ (HA4i does) High Availability products on the market today.  Most are able to replicate the actual ‘Job […]

Take A Moment For A Seasonal Health Check

As the seasons change and we wind our clocks forwards or back, we are reminded that in the Autumn heavy snow and strong winds bring the power lines down, and Spring thaws and tides bring […]

Celebrating 20 Years

2017 marks a significant year for Shield Advanced Solutions, our 20th year in operation in Canada. Shield Advanced is a private Limited company created by founder and owner Chris Hird. From a long history in […]