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1999 Index of Articles

January 1999

FEATURES

Planning for Single Sign-On Part: I
By Guy Yost

Understanding Your FACILITY Class Profiles
By Mark S. Hahn

Y2K Testing in the Client/Server World
By Mike Powers

FLEX-ESL: The New Kid on the Block
By Jeffery C. Barnard

A Primer for ISPF Skeletons
By Dennis Beck

Are You Really Finished? Establishing a Y2K Backup Plan
By Joe Diorio

Increasing DB2 Data Availability with Data Sharing: Part I
By Randy Ebersole

Migration Strategies for Token Ring Users
By Edward Rabinovitch

MVS TOOLS & TRICKS

Online CBT Tape Support
By Sam Golob

WORKING SMARTER

COBOL Scope Terminators
By Jim Moore

VSE TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

31-Bit Programming with Power
By Leo J Langevin

ENTERPRISE NETWORKING

Network Backups and Media Pools
By John E. Johnston

STORAGE STRATEGIES

Seeing Things Transparently: Moving Data with TDMF
By Steve Pryor

SECURITY

Understanding Your FACILITY Class Profiles
By Mark S. Hahn

NT INSIGHTS

Directory Services for NT
By Guy C. Yost

EVOLUTIONS

Big Iron Evolves
By Michael Norton

ON A PERSONAL NOTE

Public Appraisals
By Mike Sutton

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February 1999

FEATURES

How to Revitalize Mainframe Applications
By Jim Foxworthy

Security Monitoring in the Networked Open Systems World: Examining the Policy Game
By Dr. Jan van Oorschot

Increasing DB2 Data Availability with Data Sharing: Part II
By Randy Ebersole

Implementing IBM’s Software Update Facility (SUF)
By Don Isenstadt

Planning for Single Sign-On: Part II -- The Project Plan
By Guy Yost

Microsoft Proxy Server 2.0 Installation Tips
By John E. Johnston

MVS TOOLS & TRICKS

Resource Affinity Implementation Efforts
By Sam Golob

WORKING SMARTER

Language Environment Primer
By Jim Moore

STORAGE STRATEGIES

Storage Management with Murphy: Damaged Tapes and Other Calamities
By Steve Pryor

VSE TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

Simplified CGI Coding for Assembler Programmers
By Leo J. Langevin

NT INSIGHTS

Using Netscape Directory Server to Manage NT Domains
By Guy C. Yost

ENTERPRISE NETWORKING

The Universal Bus
By John E. Johnston

ON A PERSONAL NOTE

Viewpoints
By Mike Sutton

EVOLUTIONS

The Birth of the S/360
By Michael Norton

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March 1999

FEATURES

Managing User Service Levels with End-to-End Performance Baselines: Part I
By Bill Williamson

Change Management and the Year 2000
By Charles C. Howe

Built-in Data Functions of COBOL for MVS: Part I
By Brian Potts

Implementing Tape Sharing Among LPARS Using the IBM Integrated Coupling Facility: A Quickstart Approach
By Don Isenstadt

An ISPF Panel Primer
By Dennis Beck

Y2K on the Desktop: Dodging Death By Mosquito Bite
By David Palmer

MVS TOOLS & TRICKS

SMP/E Preprocessing
By Sam Golob

STORAGE STRATEGIES

The EXPIREBV Command
By Steve Pryor

WORKING SMARTER

Language Environment (LE)
By Jim Moore

VSE TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

Making Your Assembler Programs REXX-Ready: Part I
By Leo J. Langevin

OPEN FORUM

Do Your Company’s Customers Know Your Y2K Status?
By Steve Thompson

NT INSIGHTS

Using NDS for NT to Administer Domains
By Guy C. Yost

EVOLUTIONS

New Players Emerge
By Michael Norton

ENTERPRISE NETWORKING

Storage Nirvana
By John E. Johnston

ON A PERSONAL NOTE

Awakenings
By Mike Sutton

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April 1999

FEATURES

Managing the Job Scheduling Environment
By Dwight S. Miller

The Mainframe as a Print Server: Implementing an Enterprise Output Management Strategy
By Russ Followell

Built-in Data Functions of COBOL for MVS: Part II -- Callable LE Data Services
By Brian Potts

Enterprise Reporting: Leveraging Today’s Infrastructure for Tomorrow’s Profits
By Ralph Brocato

>Managing User Service Levels with End-to-End Performance Baselines: Part II
By Bill Williamson

Z.E.N. works: Zero Effort Networking for Users – Part IV: Utilizing the Check 2000, Remote Control Feature and Help Desk Utilities
By John E. Johnson

MVS TOOLS & TRICKS

Awareness
By Sam Golob

STORAGE STRATEGIES

Back from the Future: Making Backups Faster
By Steve Pryor

VSE TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

Making Your Assembler Programs REXX-Ready: Part II
By Leo J. Langevin

WORKING SMARTER

Directly Addressing Memory In COBOL: Part I
By Jim Moore

ENTERPRISE NETWORKING

“Cool” Tips & Techniques
By John E. Johnston

NT INSIGHTS

Debugging NT’s Registry
By Guy C. Yost

EVOLUTIONS

EDS: Another Piece of the Computer Industry Pie
By Michael Norton

ON A PERSONAL NOTE

Failing the Sunshine Test
By Mike Sutton

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May 1999

FEATURES

Advanced Recovery Techniques: How to Make Your Organization More Recoverable
By Carol Elstien

Total Storage Management: The Need for an Enterprise Solution
By Ben Dulley

IMS/DBCTL Migration and Performance Considerations
By Mark Hedges and Loc Tran

Job Scheduling: From Batch Processing to Business Discipline
By Cesare Pagano

ISPF Primer: Tables and Error Messages
By Dennis Beck

PARASORT: A Technique for Using Parallel Tape Input Streams to Optimize Sort Elapsed Time
By John Arty

Planning for Single Sign-On: Part III
By Guy Yost

MVS TOOLS & TRICKS

Highlights of CBT Tape
By Sam Golob

VSE TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

Sending Email From VSE with REXX
By Leo J. Langevin

WORKING SMARTER

Directly Addressing Memory in COBOL: Part II
By Jim Moore

STORAGE STRATEGIES

Back from the Future Again: Making Backups Faster – Part II
By Steve Pryor

ENTERPRISE NETWORKING

The Windows NT “AT” Command
By John E. Johnston

NT Insights

Comparing RDP and ICA: MetaFrame and Terminal Servers’ Protocols
By Guy C. Yost

EVOLUTIONS

The More Things Change, the More they Stay the Same
By Michael Norton

ON A PERSONAL NOTE

What Are We About?
By Mike Sutton

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June 1999

FEATURES

Mainframe TN3270(e): How Do Various Solutions Stack up?
By Gale Persil

Achieving Fast Online Backups of SAP R/3 Databases
By Greg Spence

A Quick Start Implementation of Virtual Concurrent Copy for the IBM RAMAC Virtual Array
By Thomas Conley

Distributing Reports from Batch Jobs via Email
By Lionel Dyck

Play It Again COBOL!
By Michael H. Carroll

Using Remote Authentication Dial-in User Service (RADIUS) with Novell Directory Services (NDS): Part I – Exploring the Technology
By Guy Yost

Managing Your Network Growing Pains with Novell’s ManageWise 2.6
By John E. Johnson

MVS TOOLS & TRICKS

Selections from CBT Tape
By Sam Golob

VSE TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

The Waiting Game: WAIT Utilities
By Leo J. Langevin

WORKING SMARTER

ISRDDN Revisited
By Jim Moore

STORAGE STRATEGIES

Expecting the Unexpected: Dealing with Control Structure
By Steve Pryor

ENTERPRISE NETWORKING

Allowing Your Help Desk to Change Passwords
By John E. Johnston

EVOLUTIONS

Interfacing with the Machine
By Michael Norton

ON A PERSONAL NOTE

The Test of Time
By Mike Sutton

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July 1999

FEATURE

Detecting and Preventing Storage Violations
By Michael Knorr

Harvesting Y2K Data with SnapShot
By Dennis Johnson

REXX: The Language of Choice for Processing TSO Commands
By Gabe Gargiulo and Olivia R. Carmandi

Using Compaq Insight Management to Monitor Compaq Servers
By James Barry

Bringing Your Mainframe Applications to the Web
By Rob Amos

Creating Crystal Reports form the Netware NDS
By John E. Johnston

WORKING SMARTER

ISPF Edit Macros: Part II - The LENSTG Macro
By Jim Moore

MVS TOOLS & TRICKS

Writing Your Own TSO Command Processor: Part I
By Sam Golob

WORKING SMARTER

ISPF Edit Macros: Part I
By Jim Moore

VSE TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

The 1999 IBM VM and VSE Technical Conference
By Leo J. Langevin

STORAGE STRATEGIES

Tablespaces, View, STOGROUPs and Other Strange Creatures: Part I -- Administering DB2 Data
By Steve Pryor

 

EVOLUTIONS

Obscure Genius
By Michael Norton

ENTERPRISE NETWORKING

The Grass May Really Be Greener on the Other Side
By John E. Johnston

ON A PERSONAL NOTE

A Failure to Communicate
By Mike Sutton

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August 1999

FEATURE

Managing Extended Distance EMC SRDF Semi-Synchronous Remote Copy
By Neil E. Ervin

Job Scheduling for Free!An Application for Automating a Simple Production Calendar on OS/390
By Dwight S. Miller

A TIOT Browser for CA-IDMS DC
By Jim Moore

New Features of NetWare 5: Novell Storage Services
By John E. Johnston

MVS TOOLS AND TRICKS

Writing Your Own TSO Command Processor: Part II
By Sam Golob

VSE TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES

Giving TCP/IP for VSE a Performance Tune-Up
By Leo J. Langevin

WORKING SMARTER

ISPF Edit Macros: Part II – The LENSTG Macro
By Jim Moore

STORAGE STRATEGIES

More Strange Creatures: Part II -- Storage Administration on DB2 Data Continued
By Steve Pryor

ENTERPRISING NETWORKING

File Server Backups
By John E. Johnston

NT INSIGHTS

From Morse to Code
By Michael Norton

e-BUSINESS IN THE ENTERPRISE

Get Ready for PKI
By Guy Yost

Microsoft Bets the Farm on Windows 2000: Will You Gamble Your Enterprise?
By Aram Taleporos

ON A PERSONAL NOTE

A Trip to the Valley of Lowered Expectations
By Mike Sutton

EVOLUTIONS

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September 1999

FEATURES

IBM RAMAC Virtual Array and STK Shared Virtual Array: An Update
By Thomas Conley

Emerging Network Storage Strategies
By Ira Goodman

DFSORT: Dealing with Duplicates
By Frank L. Yaeger

The Flopping Beached Whale vs. The Hidden Concatenation
By Warner Mach

Installing and Configuring DNS with NetWare 5
By John E. Johnston

MVS TOOLS & TRICKS

MVS PCs, C, and Assembler
By Sam Golob

VSE TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

Setting the Day of the Week
By Leo J. Langevin

WORKING SMARTER

ISPF Edit Macros: Part III
By Jim Moore

STORAGE STRATEGIES

Attributes, Requests, and Eligibility – Non-SMS Device Allocation
By Steve Pryor

ENTERPRISE NETWORKING

Finding the Right Fit: Asking the Right Interview Questions
By John E. Johnston

NT INSIGHTS

NT 2000 Beta 3 -- Live and Running: Installation and Upgrades
By Aram Taleporos

e-BUSINESS IN THE ENTERPRISE

Understanding Digital Certificates
By Aram Taleporos

EVOLUTIONS

The Compilers: A Tool for Argumenting Human Collaboration
By Aram Taleporos

ON A PERSONAL NOTE

COMbat Veterans
By Mike Sutton

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Are Management Frameworks Back on Top?
By Mark Lilycrop

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October 1999

FEATURES

MVS TCP/IP Monitoring
By Nalini Elkins

Controlling CICS Transaction Volumes in an End-User Screen Scraping Environment
By Gary Hayes

COPYKEYS: An ISPF Solution
By Jim Moore

Migration to SQL Server Release 11 Using Automated Testing Methodology
By Gerard Lledo

Installing and Configuring DHCP with NetWare 5
By John E. Johnston

MVS TOOLS & TRICKS

Zapping, Disassembling, Delinking and Relinkediting
By Sam Golob

WORKING SMARTER

ISPF Library Management (LM) Services: Part I
By Jim Moore

VSE TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

Issuing VM Commands from a VSE Environment
By Leo J. Langevin

STORAGE STRATEGIES

Virtually There: Managing the Tape Mount Mania
By Steve Pryor

ENTERPRISE NETWORKING

TCP/IP on Your Mainframe
By John E. Johnston

e-BUSINESS IN THE ENTERPRISE

Digital Signatures and Enveloping
By Guy C. Yost

NT INSIGHTS

NT Server and Active Directory Services
By Aram Taleporos

ON A PERSONAL NOTE

Civility is Alive and Well
By Mike Sutton

Industry Insights
By Mark Lilycrop

EVOLUTIONS

Email Evolves
By Michael Norton

TOP


November 1999

FEATURES

Digital Certificates for Authentication: A Business Analysis
By Guy C. Yost

RACF and the Digital Certificate
By Mark Nelson and Jim Sweeny

Windows 2000 and PKI Technology
By Aram Taleporos

Implementing Novell’s Public Key Infrastructure Services (PKIS) for Public Key Cryptography
By John E. Johnston

Exploring the Perform Locked Operation (PLO) Instruction
By Bob Shannon

MVS TOOLS & TRICKS

Learning Our Trade
By Sam Golob

WORKING SMARTER

ISPF Library Management (LM) Services: Part II
By Jim Moore

VSE TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

Getting a Valid Tape Address
By Leo J. Langevin

ENTERPRISE NETWORKING

A Three-Tiered Support Model
By John E. Johnston

STORAGE STRATEGIES

Why Recover Volumes?
By Steve Pryor

EVOLUTIONS

Protocols
By Michael Norton

e-BUSINESS IN THE ENTERPRISE

Key Pair Management
By Guy C. Yost

NT INSIGHTS

Installing and Configuring Windows 2000 Server with Active Directory Services
By Aram Taleporos

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Pack up Your Troubles in a Cisco Deal, and Smile, Smile, Smile!
By Mark Lilycrop

ON A PERSONAL NOTE

Government That Works
By Mike Sutton

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December 1999

FEATURES

FTP: A Tool for Mainframe Environments?
By Steve Pryor

Web-Enabling Legacy Systems Through Screen Mapping
By Rob Crigler

Distributing Reports from Batch Jobs via Email – Enhanced
By Lionel B. Dyck

Job Mangement a Look Forward
By David A. Leigh

SAP R/3 on DB2 for OS/390: An Update
By Tim Bohlsen

Enlarging a NetWare Volume: Versions 3.20, 4,11 and 5.0
By John E. Johnston

e-BUSINESS IN THE ENTERPRISE

The Truth and Myth Behind PKI Applications
By Guy C. Yost

MVS TOOLS & TRICKS

Using XMIT to Package MVS Files
By Sam Golob

VSE TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

ASCII and EBCDIC Processing in REXX/VSE
By Leo J. Langevin

STORAGE STRATEGIES

Storage Management Marches On
By Steve Pryor

ENTERPRISE NETWORKING

A Network Professional’s Top 10 Lists
By John E. Johnston

NT INSIGHTS

The “Save Your Butt in the Middle of the Night” Toolkit
By Aram Taleporos

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

CA and Multiprise
By Mark Lilycrop

WORKING SMARTER

Big Oil & Big Iron: As the Century Turns
By Jim Moore

EVOLUTIONS

The Age of the PC
By Michael Norton

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