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For many years, the IBM Expert Labs team has issued a bi-monthly newsletter for customers and business partners that are using or are interested in SAP on IBM i. The last newsletter was sent out at the end of April, introducing a method to reduce downtime during table partitioning and reorganization. In general, the newsletter is covering technical articles around SAP and IBM i basis administrator tasks, but also event information and announcements. The authors are usually subject matter experts from IBM or SAP.

You can find an archive of past newsletters at The newsletter archive is ordered by issue date, in descending order. To get an overview of the covered topics, directly jump into the directory of newsletter articles at In this directory, the articles are grouped by category:

IBM & SAP Info: Events, announcements and messaging
Hardware: Power HW, HMC and Storage
Backup & Recovery: Backup, recovery and system copy strategies
HA/DR: High availability/disaster recovery
Security: Hints for protecting SAP systems on IBM i
IBM Db2 for i: Features and new enhancements
System Limits: How to identify and overcome limits to growth
Tips & Tricks: Hints for IBM i and SAP administrators
Performance: Optimization suggestions and tools for analysis
Application Development: Information for ABAP programmers
SAP HANA and S/4HANA: Connectivity and Migration topics

To the right of each topic, there is a link to the archived newsletter that contains the related article.

Subscribe to the newsletter to automatically receive all future issues. To do so, open the most recent newsletter from the archive and click on the text "Please ADD or REMOVE me from your distribution list" in the box in the upper left corner of the first page: