Moving backups from NFS to FTP

We previously mentioned how we had moved from a tape backup to using the free IBM backup application (GO BACKUP) to using the NFS capability to move IMGCLG entries to our remote NAS. Initially everything […]

Yet more from AAG

The initial release of AAG has only just made the rounds and yet we already have some new features that we are adding. With the first couple of installs underway we are finding new features […]

Completing the solution

If you have been following the recent posts you will have seen a number of new products being released by Shield Advanced Solutions and wondered why the shift into different areas. High Availability has been […]

New Product Press Release – AAG Nagios Monitoring for IBM i

Issued: November 2021 Toronto, Ontario – Shield Advanced Solutions Ltd, leading providers of High Availability Software for IBM i today announced their new solution AAG – At A Glance – Nagios Monitoring for IBM i. […]

Nagios Monitoring for IBM i Update

We are almost ready to start shipments of our new AAG (At A Glance) solution for monitoring the IBM i via Nagios. The product is composed of 2 elements, a Nagios Core configuration running on […]

Working away in the background

Thought I would add a quick post as we have not done any for some time. We have been working away on our next product that will interface with Nagios, the original idea of using […]

Travel in Time: AS/400 to IBM Power 9 with IBM i

A touch of history! I came across this image while connecting with former colleagues who once worked at IBM Havant, as I did. Within our FaceBook group, this AS/400 provoked many comments. To explain, IBM […]

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, […]

IntERPrise – Open Source for IBM i

Pittsburgh, PA, Common Fall Conference : 15 October 2018The initial Alpha Announcement of IntERPrise was announced by a team of International IBM i community developers. IntERPrise is an industrial strength, Native, data centric, multi-tier, ILE and […]

Why You Should Upgrade!

In many cases, keeping your software up-to-date and current is important if you want it to perform well. There is, however strong feelings in the computer industry, in particular the IBM i platform, that suggests…. […]