How do I decide between more journals and fewer?

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailRedditOne decision that many shops face when implementing a logical replication solution is how to figure out how many journals they should be using. Many times this decision is already made for them as the application itself has defined the journaling structure. If however you get to decide, here are some pros and cons of […]

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The ‘Position To’ field really does work on the iCluster monitor!

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailRedditSome folks have had difficulty figuring out the purpose of the Position To field on iCluster’s WRKHASMON or WRKHATMON commands. You would think that it would allow you to position your screen so that the specified group, or journal is at the top of the display similar to PF17 after Option 12 on the WRKLIB […]

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Cloud Management: Self-Service Provisioning

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailRedditThis is the second article in a series about Cloud Management Platforms. Self Service Provisioning is at the heart of cloud computing. It is the capability of a cloud user to select a service from a service catalog for provisioning with minimal intervention from the cloud operator. (more…)

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What is a Cloud Management Platform?

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailRedditA Cloud Management Platform is a specific area of tooling that compares very well with Rocket Software’s existing product palette. Therefore I thought I write a bit explaining what it is and what it does. (more…)

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