UIIPA – Our 33rd Year!

UIIPA – Our 33rd Year!

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The IBM i Legacy

“It started as a simple idea: create an application system for midsized business.”

Insights from IBMers Frank Soltis, AS/400 Chief Architect, and Steve Will, IBM i Chief Architect, on how integration and investment protection were the foundation for the industry’s most successful midrange system.

Allyn Walsh of IBM presents the Power 7+ Announcements

Allyn Walsh gave us an detailed update about the February Power7+ announcements.

In February IBM announced a refresh of the remaining POWER7+ product portfolio addressing the entry level through midrange offerings. This announcement also introduced a new midpoint system, the Power 760. He talked about what POWER7+ can provide for your work loads, the latest advancements for IO attachment options and how IBM i can further exploit these innovations with Technology Refresh 6 (TR6).

Allyn Walsh is a Certified Senior IT specialist working in the IBM Power Systems Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) organization. He has over 38 years in the IT industry, the last 21 years working with the AS/400 – Power Systems platform. He is a regular speaker at the Systems Technology Group University, Power Systems Technical conferences and User Groups. He has published a number of articles on the HMC and POWER systems management. He has co-authored several Redbooks, such as ‘IBM i 7.1 Technical Overview’ and ‘LPAR Simplification Tools Handbook’. His current focus areas include PowerHA for IBM i, Power Systems hardware, upgrade/migration planning, Virtualization on Power, HMC and POWER Firmware management.

Below is the video of the presentation:



Video: Christoph Heinrich presents Agile Application Lifecycle Management.

January 16, 2013

At our GSLMUG User Group meeting this week, Christoph Heinrich taught us the principles of Agile Application Lifecycle Management and how it can benefit IBM i application development teams.  See the presentation in the video below.


Here is the powerpoint file of his presentation.

Video of Gary Larsons’ Presentation on IBM i Access

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IBM i Access Client Solutions

Are you an IBM i Access user (formerly known as IBM Client Access)? IBM has added a brand new member to the family called IBM i Access Client Solutions. It provides a Java based, platform-independent solution that runs on most operating systems that support Java, including Linux, Mac, and Windows. Read more »

IBM Pure Systems presentation

Speaker, Mark RuberryMark gave a great presentation and answered all of our questions about the IBM

Pure Systems platform.  See below for the video:


We also enjoyed a great lunch and had the annual GSLMUG officers election. The election results are as follows:

Gary Larson: President
Mike Meservy: Vice President
David Shoaf: Treasurer
Daniel Cheney: Secretary

We thank everyone for your support and hope that you will continue to give us your feedback as to what you’d like to see presented at our user group meetings.

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IBM i Cloud Solution video

IBM i is an ideal platform for providing cloud solutions.  View this video from IBM about this.

March 14th – Demystifying Journaling and Why You Should Take Another Look

Date: March 14, 2012

Topic:  Demystifying Journaling and Why You Should Take Another Look

Presented by:  Jeff Ashman, Keith Day, and Russ Roberts of Braid Software.

Jeff, Keith, and Russ have extensive experience with almost all aspects of IBM i Journaling.  The presentation will cover the basics of Journaling and then cover some things that can be done with journaling that you may not have thought about.  Things like real time data auditing & monitoring,   integration/interfacing, debugging, security auditing, and high availability.

Here is the video link of the presentation.