IBM i 7.2 TR3 and IBM i 7.1 TR11 offer performance, usability, and integration enhancements

  • IBM

Hi all,

I noticed that IBM made an announcement yesterday introducing IBM i 7.2 TR3 and 7.1 TR11. There are some advantages within the new release and some interesting enhancements include:

  • Many DB2, web services and Rational enhancements.
  • Auto fail-over for SAN Multipath Tape configurations (IBM i 7.2 only).
  • DUPOPT can now duplicate to different physical media to create bootable image (IBM i 7.2 only).
  • Support is added for LTO7 tape offerings.
  • RAID Array Start Time has been reduced (IBM i 7.2 only).
  • IBM i supports SVC HyperSwap volumes (IBM i 7.2 only).
  • IBM i support for S822 (P10) and PurePower. All virtualised environment with VIOS.
  • IBM i hosted LE (Little Endian) Linux partitions

You can find the announcement letter here for further details –

ZP15-0484 – IBM i 7.2 TR3 and IBM i 7.1 TR11 offer performance, usability, and integration enhancements

I am sure we will see further information relating to this over the next few months – so watch this space!

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