Profile: Mark Fontecchio
- IBM designates PTF security group for i OS: For years, IBM has stuck System i operating system program temporary fixes (PTFs) into other groups. Now it has its own, which could help i users find the PTFs they need instead of searching endlessly among them all.
- Big Blue takes on Microsoft with Lotus: The headline in itself isn’t news, but the fact that IBM is pushing Lotus hard by including how many downloads users made and how it fared compared to Microsoft, is a good sign, according to David Vasta.
- Two System i management tips: Designating authorities for journaled objects and Using the system request menu.
- IBM announces replacement for i5/OS (not for real) : Mid-deranged.com’s fake, satirical story on IBM changing the System i operating system to VU/OS, with the VU standing for Virtual Universe.