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 […]

Ensuring your space objects are replicated

An unfortunate system loss at one of our customers highlighted a problem which resulted in the loss of data from a couple of objects. The system loss was experienced on the target side of the […]

System and Software for journaling system objects patent EP 1559019 A1

To view the above patent please click here. Why the interest My interest was peaked by a recent LinkedIn comment about how using the Audit Journal to capture replication requests was a poor design choice. […]

Building language capabilities into products

One of the challenges we have been attacking is how to build our products in such a manner that we could embed local language support. The majority of the content can be shipped in language […]

Been a very busy winter period.

Winter in Canada can be a very long affair and as we know its been a very hard and cold winter this year. This has kept us locked in the office for a lot longer […]

Embedded SQL in a C program on IBM i.

Quick post about my experiences and hopefully a guide to others who are starting to look at the possibilities of embedding SQL in C Programs. First note: Not a lot of samples or good tutorials […]