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1998 Index of Articles

January 1998

FEATURES

Establishing a PPP connection With NetWare Connect
By John E. Johnston

SYSTEMS

Implementing IBM’s Language Environment: Part II – Assessing LE’s Impact
By Craig Collins and Dave Christianson

Remote Access for a P/390 OS/390 System: Part II – Implementation and Deployment of the Solution
By Rex Widmer

MVS Dynamic Allocation: Part I
By Michael H. Carroll

Open Systems Storage: Case Studies in Storage Management
By Elliot King

Using DFSORT (MVS and VSE) Features From COBOL Applications
By Frank L. Yaeger and Holly Yamamoto-Smith

Vender Performance Ratings: Why Your Results May Differ - Part II
By Cheryl Watson

MVS TOOLS & TRICKS

Looking at Virtual Storage
By Sam Golob

WORKING SMARTER

DSLIST Utility of ISPF V4: Part I
By Jim Moore

VSE TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

Using TCP/IP for VSE to Design a File I/O Subsystem
By Leo J Langevin

ENTERPRISE NETWORKING

Are Your Network Technicians Happy?
By John E. Johnston

OS/2 INSIGHTS

Coding Java Under OS/2
By Michael Norton

STORAGE STRATEGIES

Hitting the Right Note: Tuning the SMS Run-Time Options
By Steve Pryor

CONSULTANT’S CORNER

Year 2000 Conversions: A report From the Trenches
By Jerome Margulis

NT INSIGHTS

NT Server Manager
By Guy C. Yost

EVOLUTIONS

The Limitations of Language
By Michael Norton

ON A PERSONAL NOTE

Resolution, Revolution, Evolution
By Mike Sutton

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February 1998

FEATURES

The Silver Lining in the Year 2000 Cloud: 10 Reasons to Welcome the Millennium
By Leland G. Freeman

New Opportunities for Remote Access
By Leo A. Wrobel

How to Repair…That is the Question Addressing the Year 2000 Repair Decision-Making Process
By Paul Rosenheim

SYSTEMS

MVS Dynamic Allocation: Part II
By Michael Carroll

Vendor Performance Ratings: Why Your Results May Differ – Part III
By Cheryl Watson

NETWORKING

Application Serving Takes Shape Understanding WinFrame Servers
By Guy C. Yost

Using Windows 95 Profiles With the IntranetWare Client for Windows 95
By John E. Johnston

MVS TOOLS & TRICKS

Assorted Utilities: Part I
By Sam Golob

WORKING SMARTER

The DSLIST Utility of ISPF V4: Part II
By Jim Moore

STORAGE STRATEGIES

Sharing the Wealth: VSAM Record-Level Sharing
By Steve Pryor

VSE TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

What’s New in VSE/ESA 2.3?
By Leo J. Langevin

CONSULTANT’S CORNER

Limiting the Liabilities of the Year 2000
By Reed Booker

NT INSIGHTS

NT Server Manager: Part II
By Guy C. Yost

ENTERPRISE NETWORKING

Utilizing the Windows 95 Active Desktop
By John E. Johnston

OS/2 INSIGHTS

Object REXX in OS/2
By Rick Byrley

ON A PERSONAL NOTE

Fulfillment in the Workplace
By Mike Sutton

EVOLUTIONS

Is Better Always Better?
By Michael Norton

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March 1998

FEATURES

Automated File Transfer Takes on DB2, Packed Fields, and the Year 2000
By Charles A. Mills and Mathew Bakulich

Integrating Windows NT Into and Existing NetWare Network: Part I
By John E. Johnston

SYSTEMS

Vendor Performance Ratings: Why Your Results May Differ – Part IV
By Cheryl Watson

Year 2000: Sorting Special Indicators With DFSORT’s E61
By Frank L. Yaeger

NETWORKING

"Rewiring" Frame Relay: The Promise of ATM
By Leo A. Wrobel

Helping the Help Desk
By Steve Tielens

Protecting Your Networks With and Without Firewalls: Part VIII – NT Security
By Mark Bell

MVS TOOLS & TRICKS

Assorted Utilities: Part II
By Sam Golob

STORAGE STRATEGIES

How Do Things Stack Up? DFSMShsm Tape Stacking
By Steve Pryor

WORKING SMARTER

The DSLIST Utility of ISPF V4: Part III
By Jim Moore

VSE TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

VSE Data Spaces: Part I
By Leo J. Langevin

CONSULTANT’S CORNER

Jungle to Jungle
By Jason Hannas

OS/2 INSIGHTS

Object-Oriented Programming with Object REXX
By Rick Byrley

NT INSIGHTS

NT Group and User Management Strategies
By Guy C. Yost

EVOLUTIONS

The Rich Diversity of Life
By Michael Norton

ENTERPRISE NETWORKING

The Elusive Corporate Dial-up Networking Solution
By John E. Johnston

ON A PERSONAL NOTE

The Folklore Factor
By Mike Sutton

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April 1998

FEATURES

Capacity Planning: How Accurately Can You Predict the Future?
By Chris Flynn and Jim Foxworthy

Optimizing Your Network Backup Performance: Part I
By Ira Goodman

Hot Jazz and Cool Apps at CA-World 1998

SYSTEMS

CICS/ESA V4R1: An Application Programmer’s Perspective
By Michael H. Carroll

Using MQSeries for Synchronous Processing: Part I
By Richard Tsujimoto

European Single Currency
By Michael H. Carroll

NETWORKING

Why ATM and SONET Are Part of Your Future
By Leo A. Wrobel

Integrating Windows NT Into an Existing NetWare Network: Part II
By John E. Johnston

WinFrame Strategies: Using Load Balance
By Guy C. Yost

MVS TOOLS & TRICKS

Other Peoples’ Problems
By Sam Golob

STORAGE STRATEGIES

Waiting to Expire: Dataset Aging
By Steve Pryor

VSE TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

VSE Data Spaces: Part II
By Leo J. Langevin

CONSULTANT’S CORNER

Disaster Planning
By Reed Booker

WORKING SMARTER

Colorful Editing
By Jim Moore

ENTERPRISE NETWORKING

Just Say No to Passwords!
By John E. Johnston

NT INSIGHTS

NT Group and User Management Strategies: Part II
By Guy C. Yost

OS/2 INSIGHTS

OS/2 Tricks
By Rick Byrley

EVOLUTIONS

The Mass of Data
By Michael Norton

ON A PERSONAL NOTE

Business Postmortems
By Mike Sutton

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May 1998

FEATURES

Authenticating Today’s Distributed User With Consistent Sign-On Technology
By Rares Pateanu

Implementing a Network Diagnostic Tool for Mainframes: A User’s Experience
By Mike Megson

SYSTEMS

CICS/ESA V4R1: The External CICS Interface – Part I
By Michael H. Carroll

Using MQSeries for Synchronous Processing: Part II
By Richard Tsujimoto

NETWORKING

Optimizing Your Network Backup Performance: Part II
By Ira Goodman

Submitting Jobs and Retrieving the Output Via FTP
By Lionel B. Dyck

Integrating Windows NT Into an Existing NetWare Network: Part III
By John E. Johnston

MVS TOOLS & TRICKS

Undeleting Data: Part I
By Sam Golob

VSE TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

VSE Data Spaces: Part III – Using the ALESERV Macro
By Leo J. Langevin

WORKING SMARTER

The ISRDDN Utility
By Jim Moore

STORAGE STRATEGIES

The Catalog Search Interface
By Steve Pryor

CONSULTANTS’ CORNER

Choosing a Consultant: How to Find the Right Expert
By Michele D. Newhouse

ENTERPRISE NETWORKING

Running Outlook 97 on WinFrame
By John E. Johnston

NT Insights

NT Group and User Management Strategies: Part III
By Guy C. Yost

BOOK REVIEW

TechnoStress: Coping With Technology @Work @Home @Play
By Tom Bryant

OS/2 INSIGHTS

Custom Booting
By Rick Byrley

EVOLUTIONS

The Computer Revolution
By Michael Norton

ON A PERSONAL NOTE

Life is Dessert
By Mike Sutton

OPEN FORUM

Email: Overused, Abused and Invaluable
By G.A. Andy Marken

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June 1998

FEATURES

RACF and DB2: Teamed for Security
By Mark Nelson, Michael Jordan and Roger Miller

Making the Right Connection With Web-to-Host Solutions
By Jerry Rackley

SYSTEMS

CICS/ESA V4R1: External CICS Interface – Part II
By Michael H. Carroll

Year 2000 Testing on an OS/390 Platform
By Duncan Gillingwater

How to Avoid Staff Infection When Fighting the Millennium Bug
By Leland G. Freeman

How to Automate Your Application Launch Process Across Environments
By Jean-Claude Kortleven

NETWORKING

Implementing a Citrix WinFrame in a Mixed NetWare and Windows NT 4.0 Network
By John E. Johnston

MVS TOOLS & TRICKS

Undeleting Data: Part II
By Sam Golob

VSE TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

VSE at CA-World
By Leo J. Langevin

WORKING SMARTER

Staying Put While on the Move
By Jim Moore

STORAGE STRATEGIES

Staying on Track: DFSMS Version 1.4
By Steve Pryor

ENTERPRISE NETWORKING

Windows NT Security Tips and Tricks
By John E. Johnston

EVOLUTIONS

The "Try it and See" Approach to Programming
By Michael Norton

OS/2 INSIGHTS

Powerful Tools for Diagnosing and Resolving Problems
By Rick Byrley

NT INSIGHTS

Using NTFS Security
By Guy C. Yost

ON A PERSONAL NOTE

The $700,000 Outhouse
By Mike Sutton

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July 1998

SPECIAL FEATURE
Part I of our 1998 IS RESOURCE GUIDE

SYSTEMS

Resource Affinity Scheduling in OS/390 R4
By R. P. Shannon

Legacy Systems Enablement: Part I – An Introduction
By Richard B. ViPond

Finding the Weak Spots in Your Disaster Recovery Plan
By Leo A. Wrobel

NETWORKING

WinFrame Fail-Over Strategies
By Guy C. Yost

MVS TOOLS & TRICKS

When IBM Says You Can’t…Sometimes You Can
By Sam Golob

STORAGE STRATEGIES

Storage Management Strategies on the Internet
By Steve Pryor

WORKING SMARTER

The ISPF Workplace
By Jim Moore

VSE TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

Using REXX/VSE to Process Web Requests
By Leo J. Langevin

ENTERPRISE NETWORKING

Solving Mainframe Print Routing Problems
By John E. Johnston

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August 1998

SPECIAL FEATURE
Part II of our 1998 IS RESOURCE GUIDE

SYSTEMS

Legacy Systems Enablement: Part II – Laying the Foundation for Selecting a Development Tool
By Richard B. ViPond

NETWORKING

Adventures With HP Printers in a Large Enterprise
By James Barry

TN3270: Not Just for SNA Anymore
By Dan Price

Using Novell’s DHCP Server Version 2.10
By John E. Johnston

The ‘Net Threat
By Andrew Schiller

STORAGE STRATEGIES

How Fast is Fast? Point-in-Time Backup Technology
By Steve Pryor

CONSULTANT’S CORNER

Certification and the Year 2000
By Leonard F. Turi, CCP

NT INSIGHTS

Using NT Shares
By Guy C. Yost

ON A PERSONAL NOTE

Do Unto Others
By Mike Sutton

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September 1998

FEATURES

SAP R/3 on OS/390 The Red Hot Application Meets Cool Blue Iron
By Tim Bohlsen

Implementing a Web Server on OS/390: Part I – Setting Up and Operating Your Web Server
By Patrick Renard

SYSTEMS

A Year 2000 Prioritization Scheme for Your Business Operations
By Louis A. Mascelli

Installing ISPF Applications the Easy Way
By Lionel B. Dyck

Year 2000: Putting Testing Into Perspective
By Gerhard Adam

Everything You Need to Know About Socket Programming in a VSE Environment
By Leo J. Langevin

NETWORKING

Z.E.N.works – Zero Effort Networking for Users: Part I – Installing and Preparing Your Environment
By John E. Johnston

MVS TOOLS & TRICKS

When IBM Says You Can’t … Sometimes You Can: Part II
By Sam Golob

VSE TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

Accessing Other Partitions
By Leo J. Langevin

WORKING SMARTER

More ISPF V4 Potpourri
By Jim Moore

STORAGE STRATEGIES

Picturing Virtual DASD – SnapShot Copy
By Steve Pryor

ENTERPRISE NETWORKING

Windows NT Workstation User Profiles
By John E. Johnston

NT INSIGHTS

NT Network Printing
By Guy C. Yost

OS/2 INSIGHTS

Extended Attributes (EAs) and INI Files
By Rick Byrley

EVOLUTIONS

Technology’s Survival of the Fittest
By Michael Norton

ON A PERSONAL NOTE

"Leveling" the Y2K Playing Field
By Mike Sutton

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October 1998

FEATURES

Controlling Application Performance: What Ever CIO Should Know
By Chris Loosley

Exploring the Benefits of Fibre Channel
By Terry M. Flanagan

SYSTEMS

Year 2000 Testing: The Non-Technical Challenge
By Paul Kelly

Legacy Systems Enablement: Part III – Development Environment Essentials
By Richard B. ViPond

Using Symbols With DFSORT and ICETOOL
By Frank L. Yaeger

Implementing a Web Server on OS/390: Part II – ICSS Functions
By Patrick Renard

NETWORKING

Streamlining Management of WinFrame Servers: Part I – Exploring the Techniques
By Guy C. Yost

Z.E.N.works – Zero Effort Networking for Users: Part II – Application Distribution
By John E. Johnston

MVS TOOLS & TRICKS

Battling the Y2K
By Sam Golob

WORKING SMARTER

The STATUS Area in ISPF V4
By Jim Moore

VSE TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

Tuning Your SDL
By Leo J. Langevin

STORAGE STRATEGIES

"Instant-Copy" Backups
By Steve Pryor

ENTERPRISE NETWORKING

Is Your Email Secure?
By John E. Johnston

NT INSIGHTS

Take Command
By Guy C. Yost

ON A PERSONAL NOTE

Disparagement
By Mike Sutton

EVOLUTIONS

The Computer Revolution: Establishing the Players
By Michael Norton

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November 1998

FEATURES

Extract Processing in the DFHCSDUP Utility
By Kyle Keenan

It’s Time to Automate Your Application Performance Monitoring Process
By Moira McGlynn

Resurrecting Data: Damaged Data Recovery – Real-Life Scenarios
By Julie Pasquier and Mike Burmeister

SYSTEMS

Legacy Systems Enablement: Part IV – Integration With World Wide Web (WWW) Servers
By Richard B. ViPond

Implementing a Web Server on OS/390: Part III – Writing Common Gateway Interfaces and Installing Java Virtual Machine
By Patrick Renard

What’s New in Storage?
By Steve Pryor

NETWORKING

Streamlining Management of WinFrame Servers: Part II
By Guy C. Yost

Z.E.N.works – Zero Effort Networking for Users: Part III – Workstation Inventory
By John E. Johnston

MVS TOOLS & TRICKS

Expanding Your Horizons
By Sam Golob

WORKING SMARTER

Who Needs a Business-Oriented Language?
By Jim Moore

VSE TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

SOCKET Programming with REXX/VSE
By Leo J. Langevin

ENTERPRISE NETWORKING

Intruder Alert!
By John E. Johnston

STORAGE STRATEGIES

SMS Constructs Explained
By Steve Pryor

EVOLUTIONS

Computing Pioneers
By Michael Norton

NT INSIGHTS

Laugh Like a Hyena
By Guy C. Yost

ON A PERSONAL NOTE

Educating an "Old Guy"
By Mike Sutton

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December 1998

FEATURES

Sharing VSAM Data Across OS/390 and VM and/or VSE in the Year 2000
By Layne Bennett

Year 2000 Management of Business Relationships and (Toilet Paper Shortages)
By Leland G. Freeman

DFSORT's New Generation of Year 2000 Features
By Frank L. Yaeger

Sorting Non-Date Values in Date Fields During Year 2000 Remediation
By John Reda

SYSTEMS

Implementing a Web server on OS/390: Part IV – Interconnecting Web Applications With DB2 Databases or CICS Transaction Servers
By Patrick Renard

Protecting Corporate Data From the Hoards While Opening it to the Masses
By John Griffith

NETWORKING

Streamlining Management of WinFrame Servers: Part III
By Guy C. Yost

Tackling the Problems and Pitfalls of Multiple-Vendor Platforms
By Craig Olson

Establishing FTP Services on a NetWare 4 Server
By John E. Johnston

MVS TOOLS & TRICKS

Setting Yourself Up
By Sam Golob

VSE TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

WAVV ‘98
By Leo J. Langevin

STORAGE STRATEGIES

Pick a Volume, Pick any Volume SMS Volume Selection Algorithms
By Steve Pryor

ENTERPRISE NETWORKING

The Role of Linux
By John E. Johnston

NT INSIGHTS

Enterprise Administrator for NT
By Guy C. Yost

WORKING SMARTER

PDS/E: The Extended PDS
By Jim Moore

EVOLUTIONS

A Look at Early Open Systems
By Michael Norton

ON A PERSONAL NOTE

Flexibility
By Mike Sutton

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