October 19, 2022
It’s been a busy week here in the jungle, as our team is hard at work gathering everything you need to know about last week’s Tech Refresh for IBM i announcement. IBM unveiled updates to its two flagship availability offerings for IBM i with the October 11 announcement of IBM i 7.5 TR1 and 7.4 TR7, including Db2 Mirror and PowerHA SystemMirror for IBM i. You can get all the details here in the main article of this issue. But if you’re looking for the best stories of the week, look no further. We have your weekly summary of what you need to know about and around our ecosystem.
Top Jungle Stories
(NCR) IBM CEO Arvind Krishna thinks partners should charge more.
(All about tours) IBM is ahead in the race for quantum dominance.
(Yahoo finance) Third quarter results analyzed for IBM and how they measure up in the field.
(computer world) Microsoft is cutting costs with massive layoffs.
(IOC Review) Here are some tips for finding the right product manager for your IT needs.
Red books, white papers, blogs and other resources
(COMMON) COMMON is looking for 20, 60 or 120 minute sessions on all aspects of IBM i programming and administration for POWERUp in Denver next April. Presenters receive a free subscription to PU23. Proposals for sessions are due by October 28.
(Help systems) Your opinions matter. Take the Market survey before October 31.
(Manta Technologies) Finals days! Shop Manta back to school sale and save 20% on any Manta Combo Pack, including the complete IBM i Training Library. Sale ends October 31.
(Company time) Precise CEO Josh Rogers discusses the importance of quality and trust in data during this podcast.
(OpenLegacy) This Blog explains everything you need to know about enterprise microservices.
Chats, webinars, seminars, shows and other events
October 19 – Webinar – Before year-end responsibilities fill your calendar, let IBM i expert Derrick Smith of Datanational Corporation and Bill Langston of New Generation Software, Inc. recap and translate recent announcements from IBM in a language that you and your management team can understand. Attend the webinar: Power 10, 7.5, Subscriptions, Simplification of licenses, etc. : what does it bring me?
October 19 – Online seminar – What’s new in the RPG? with Jon Paris AND An IBM i developer’s guide to DevOps and CI/CD pipelines with Donna Westmoreland are featured in this Luncheon at the summit starting at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
October 20 – Online seminar – Stored Procedure Basics with Paul Tuohy ET Create amazing web applications on IBM i in minutes – no coding required! with Rob Swanson are featured in this Luncheon at the summit starting at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
October 25 – Ludwigsburg, Germany – Participate Eclipse SAAM on Cloud 2022 for security, artificial intelligence, architecture and modeling for the next generation edge-to-cloud computing continuum.
October 25 – Online seminar – Consuming web services with RPG and HTTPAPI with Jon Paris AND Fast and reliable open source on IBM i with Alan Seiden are featured in this Luncheon at the summit starting at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
October 27 – Online seminar – DDS versus DDL with Paul Tuohy ET Keep your i open: Creating, securing and managing APIs for your IBM i with Dan Magid are featured in this Luncheon at the summit starting at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
November 2 – Webinar – Whether you’re a managed service provider or working on a support team, Maxava’s Product Manager, Ash Giddings, and Strategic Partner Development Manager, Martin Norman, will illustrate how to approach surveillance with a modern perspective during this online seminar.
November 2 – Online seminar – What can RPG prototypes do for you? with Susan Gantner AND Modernization and rapid development of applications on the IBM i with Andrew Vaiciunas are featured in this Luncheon at the summit starting at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
November 15 – Online Meeting – Don’t miss the last meeting of the Central Texas IBM i User Group, CTXiUG, of 2022. This free online meeting is open to all who register. Our presenter is Steve Riedmueller. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. US Central Time.
The survey says: you need to take the IBM i Marketplace survey
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