• October 15, 2019

Journals for Dummies Part 4 – DSPJRN and Journal Entry Types

In our last post we talked about how to find all the objects that are journaled to a particular journal. In this post we will cover how to analyze what is in your journals by journal entry type using the DSPJRN command. Once you know what journal and file or object you are interested in […]

Journals for Dummies Part 3 – What’s in there?

In our last post we talked about how to find the journal that is used by your file of interest. In this post we will cover how to look into the journal. We will follow this up with a post on how to analyze what is in your journals. First up is determining what other […]

Journals for Dummies Part 2: Finding Your Journal

In our last post we talked about the basics of journaling. There are two types of journals, the system audit journal QAUDJRN in QSYS and database journals. In this post we will cover how to figure out what is in the database journal. First you need to find the journal! If you are using iCluster […]

Journaling for Dummies

Journaling is the primary mechanism used by logical software replication tools such as Rocket iCluster and other products. Products such as IBM SystemMirror for IBM i or PowerHA use a combination of disk level mirroring done by the SAN or operating system based mirroring at the page level using IASPs (Independent Auxiliary Storage Pools). So […]