• March 24, 2019

iCluster and Mobility Part 4: Deploying the Mobile Monitor

In our last post we covered how to install Apache Tomcat on IBM i. Now we need to let Apache know about the Mobile Monitor. This means the WAR (Web application Archive) file needs to be deployed in Apache Tomcat. WAR files are like a zip file used to package a collection of JAVA Server […]

iCluster and Mobility Part 3: Apache Tomcat for Dummies

The iCluster Mobile Monitor as provided in iCluster 7.1 TR23 is basically a collection of JAVA classes and JAVA servlets that connect to the IBM i server running iCluster. JAVA servlets are JAVA programs that extend the capabilities of a server. Although servlets can respond to any types of requests, they most commonly implement applications […]

iCluster and Mobility Part 2 Getting Started

It’s 1:54am on a Tuesday morning, and dreams of your next summer vacation are swimming through your subconscious mind. Suddenly the phone rings. You kick the cat or dog off the bed, check the number on the call display and note it’s your office. Sighing, you groggily grab the receiver, glance at the clock and […]

iCluster and Mobility Part 1

How important is mobility in our everyday lives? It turns out mobility is very important. Did you know that according to data from digital analysts at GSMA Intelligence there are now more active mobile devices in the world (7.22 billion) than people (7.1 billion)? Of course cell phones make up a vast proportion of these […]