IBM i 7.2 Technical Overview with Technology Refresh Updates

A draft IBM Redbooks publication


This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides a technical overview of the features, functions, and enhancements that are available in IBM i 7.2, including all the available Technology Refresh (TR) levels, which for this version of this publication covers thru TR3. This publication provides a summary and brief explanation of the many capabilities and functions in the operating system. It also describes many of the licensed programs and application development tools that are associated with IBM i.

The information that is provided in this book is useful for clients, IBM Business Partners, and IBM service professionals that are involved with planning, supporting, upgrading, and implementing IBM i 7.2 solutions.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to IBM i 7.2
Chapter 2. Systems management
Chapter 3. Cloud and virtualization
Chapter 4. Security
Chapter 5. Networking
Chapter 6. High availability
Chapter 7. Backup and recovery
Chapter 8. IBM DB2 for i
Chapter 9. Application development
Chapter 10. IBM i server functions


These pages are Web versions of IBM Redbooks- and Redpapers-in-progress. They are published here for those who need the information now and may contain spelling, layout and grammatical errors.

This material has not been submitted to any formal IBM test and is published AS IS. It has not been the subject of rigorous review. Your feedback is welcomed to improve the usefulness of the material to others.

IBM assumes no responsibility for its accuracy or completeness. The use of this information or the implementation of any of these techniques is a customer responsibility and depends upon the customer's ability to evaluate and integrate them into the customer's operational environment.

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Last Update
30 September 2016

Planned Publish Date
21 October 2016

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