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 […]

Reputation, Trust and Something New

The brand of an organization is its logo, the graphic face of a company’s reputation. Business ethics, trust and reputation are brought to the table by the person who is leading and steering the company, […]

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 […]

Job Tracking Solution – JT4i – New Product Launch from Shield

Shield launched a new product solution JT4i – Job Tracking for IBMi. Press Release:Shield Advanced Solutions Ltd, leading providers of High Availability Software, announced a new product, JT4i. The job tracking solution for IBMi brings […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]