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IBM i 6.1 Technical Overview

An IBM Redbooks publication

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Published on 17 December 2009

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ISBN-10: 0738433608
ISBN-13: 9780738433608
IBM Form #: SG24-7713-00

Authors: Jim Cook, Ahmed Mansour, Giancarlo Omati, Ana Flavia Pavan and Mark Roy

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    This IBM® Redbooks® publication introduces a technical overview of the main new features, functions and enhancements available in IBM i 6.1 (formerly called i5/OS® V6R1). It gives a summary and brief explanation of new capabilities and what has changed in the operating system, and also discusses many of the licensed programs and application development tools associated with IBM i.

    Many other new and enhanced functions are described, such as virtualization of storage, security, Java™ performance, improved performance with IBM System Storage™ devices, backup and recovery, including base IBM i, Backup, Recovery and Media Services (BRMS). The book introduces the PowerHA™ product, IBM Systems Director-based system management and an easier Web enablement.

    The information provided in this book will be useful for customers, Business Partners, and IBM service professionals involved with planning, supporting, upgrading, and implementing IBM i 6.1 solutions.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. IBM i 6.1 introduction and summary

    Chapter 2. Security enhancements

    Chapter 3. Backup and recovery

    Chapter 4. High availability

    Chapter 5. Database

    Chapter 6. Performance

    Chapter 7. Logical partitioning

    Chapter 8. Networking

    Chapter 9. Printing

    Chapter 10. Integration with BladeCenter and System x

    Chapter 11. IBM Advanced Job Scheduler for i5/OS

    Chapter 12. Web serving

    Chapter 13. Web enablers

    Chapter 14. Application development

    Chapter 15. Rational products for IBM i

    Chapter 16. IBM Systems Director Navigator for i

    Chapter 17. System i Access products

    Chapter 18. Miscellaneous IBM i 6.1 changes

    Chapter 19. Upgrading IBM i

    Chapter 20. IVM and HMC feature summary


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