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January 29, 2009  9:15 AM

Budget issues? Reconsider open source on IBM System i



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Open Source, System i software, Web Development

Mike Pavlak believes that open source has a bright future on the IBM System i platform. The economy is helping. "Over the years our customers have commented that they are looking at PHP for a number of reasons," Pavlak, a...

October 7, 2008  1:47 PM

Under the radar: Audax buys Bytware



Posted by: Leah Rosin
Blogroll, iSeries software, Open Source

Last week the private equity group Audax purchased antivirus specialist Bytware, Inc. The Audax Group owns Help/Systems and also recently


October 2, 2008  8:37 AM

Interest in open source on i growing?



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Open Source, System i software, Web Development

If the Young i Professionals blog is to be trusted, interest in open source applications on System i is growing. Brian May wrote from Common Directions, the System i-focused trade show down in Dallas last week. The YiPs had...


September 24, 2008  1:08 PM

iSeries DevCon 2008: Learn something new about i



Posted by: Leah Rosin
Education/training, Open Source, Programming, System i careers

If you are noticing that the weather has turned from warm and sunny to a bit crisp and cool, maybe it's time to take a trip to the sunny state of Florida, and attend iSeries DevCon 2008 in Orlando...


September 4, 2008  8:54 AM

Linux wins in straight sets over AIX and System i



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Logical partitions, Open Source, Operating systems, Power processor, System i hardware

Every year IBM issues a press release touting its IT support for the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. In past years, they have always talked about...


June 5, 2008  10:52 AM

Necessity leads to iSeries Watchdog development



Posted by: Leah Rosin
iSeries software, Open Source, System management

Necessity is the mother of invention. And so, many System i shops will find themselves inventing new applications to perform necessary business functions. This practice is not limited to end-users, but includes vendors using the AS400 to develop applications and provide support for businesses...


October 26, 2007  11:10 AM

Book auction to support FreeBSD



Posted by: Atrujillo
Open Source

Do you use open source software on your System i? Here is an opportunity to give back to the open source community. Tech book publisher No Starch Press is auctioning a copy of its new pub,

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September 12, 2007  2:01 PM

BCD’s WebSmart PHP now available



Posted by: Atrujillo
Open Source, System i software

After four months of beta testing, System i application tool developer Business Computer Design Int’l Inc. (BCD) released WebSmart PHP for general availability today. WebSmart helps System i developers create PHP-based...


September 10, 2007  8:35 AM

PGP System i open source success story



Posted by: Atrujillo
Open Source, System i software

Thanks to David and his team for sending us their System i open source success story.


My fellow System i developers were searching for a solution for PG encryption of data to send between a state department and a bank institution. After weeks of searching and some trial and error with beta...


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