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 […]

Job Tracking for IBMi and recovery

We have nearly finished the internal testing phase of our Job Tracking product JT4i and are now looking for some external clients that would be willing to test in their real life environments. Job Tracking […]

Object Distribution and RE4i

As a development company we are always updating objects on our development systems and need to transfer them to our test systems. This can be a very intensive process when the objects have to be […]

What do Shield’s Customers have in Common?

Over the years we have seen a shift from the simple need for backup and recovery, to a requirement for customers to have full access to systems and data 24 hours a day, 7 days […]

HA4i Version 7.1 PTF05

What could be the last PTF for HA4i Version 7.1 is now available for download. We say the last because the newest version of HA4i (7.2) is announced and in the final throws of being […]

JQG4i integration with LVLT4i

One of the challenges and benefits of LVLT4i is the use of iASP technology for storage of the clients data. For recovery you need to be able to re-direct the apply process for all of […]

Filtering journaled object creations in LVLT4i, HA4i and DR4i

I was asked about the ability of our products to filter content within a journal. The problem is a common problem and one which affects us due to our policy of applying everything within the […]

System recovery with LVLT4i

One of the questions we get asked a lot when discussing the technology within LVLT4i is how would a recovery of the customers system look. Obviously every recovery is going to be different but a […]