IBM i 7.2 Technology Refresh 1 Offers Performance, Usability, and Integration Enhancements PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 06 October 2014 12:40

 

 

IBM i 7.2 Technology Refresh 1 includes the following features and benefits:

 

    • IBM i Integrated Web Services Server (IWS) delivers support for REST-based web services, widely used by the industry.

 

    • IBM Web Administration GUI for i streamlines configuration and management options and adds support for REST-based web services.

 

    • Enhancements to the IBM HTTP Server enable HTTP server jobs to run in a customized subsystem, isolating impact of HTTP workload from other work on the system.

 

    • 5770DG1 now includes the open source node.js server side JavaScript runtime engine.

 

    • IBM Navigator for i includes new performance and usability enhancements, using the latest in web technology to improve the user experience.

 

    • IBM DB2 for i continues to focus on new and advanced SQL capabilities, productivity benefits for database engineers, and the ability to security enhance business-critical data in a production environment.

 

    • IBM i supports the latest improvements to the following IBM Software Group products, helping you to realize the business benefits delivered by each product:

 

      • Rational® Developer for i V9.1.1 simplifies the setup and management of development teams.

 

      • IBM Connections V5.0 CR1 helps you collaborate with customers and business partners using enterprise social software on IBM i.

 

      • IBM MQ for Multiplatforms, V8.0 (MQ V8) adds new Advanced Message Security options for IBM I as well as new packaging and delivery options for File Transfer.

 

    • Enhancements to Backup, Recovery and Media Services (BRMS) include additional automation and ease of use.

 

    • Support is added for new Enterprise Power Systems built with POWER8 architecture and processors.

 

    • Additional I/O options include a new PCI expansion drawer.

 

    • Minimum 35 GB load source is now available for external storage and virtual disk configurations.

 

    • Support is added for the new IBM TS1150 tape drive machine type 3592 Models E08 and EH8.

 

    • Enhancements to RPG IV ALIAS include support for files and relaxed rules for data structures for I/O operations.

 

 

These announcements are documented in the iZone of IBM developerWorks.

 

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