• Subject: Re: OS/400 and version improvements
  • From: DAsmussen@xxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 21 Nov 1997 21:55:55 -0500 (EST)

Marc,

In a message dated 97-11-18 23:52:28 EST, you write:

> I am putting together a presentation for the rest of the I/S folks where 
>  I work, non-AS/400 folks, and I'm trying to list what improvements to
>  OS/400 we have been taking advantage of since our last upgrade 
>  from V2R3 to V3R2.

Improvements that you are "taking advantage of" depends upon your code and
site setup.  Are you using database triggers?  Referential integrity?
 Interactive SQL?  TCP/IP connectivity?  The latter are examples of but four
proactive uses of OS/400 after V2R3.  Enhanced security, IBM support, and
overall performance are examples of things that you would take advantage of
without even trying.

>  I'd also like to document what the improvements will be when we move
>  to a model 620 with V4R1.  Is there any place on the web where this
>  information is located? I did look around on IBM's AS/400 site but
>  didn't find any lists of the improvements/enhancements.

V4R1 performance is the main thing that I can think of, although a few things
running native from a C/S (client/server) standpoint show up as well.  Others
probably have better input on this subject...

>  This is being done on my part to better represent the machine that
>  has been supporting the company very well and to support the move
>  to the 620.

What machine are you moving from?

Regards!

Dean Asmussen
Enterprise Systems Consulting, Inc.
Fuquay-Varina, NC  USA
E-Mail:  DAsmussen@aol.com

"I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please
everybody." -- Bill Cosby
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