IBM i 7.2 Technical Overview with Technology Refresh Updates

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 02 November 2016

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ISBN-10: 0738442070
ISBN-13: 9780738442075
IBM Form #: SG24-8249-01
(516 pages)

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Authors: Ryan Cooper, Dwight Harrison, Takahiro Ichikawa, Siripong Prukpaiboon, Edward Handy Satio, Jiri Sochr, Tom Vernaillen


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, from TR1 to 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

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