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March, 2008


March 31, 2008  2:38 PM

COMMON Day 1 – Good things are coming?



Posted by: David Vasta
COMMON - A users group, David on System i, System i

I woke up early in Charlotte, piled myself into my car and drove from Charlotte to Atlanta to Chattanooga and arrived in Nashville around 2:00 CST. The Opryland Hotel is entirely to huge. I will go into why I don't like the hotel and how they fail as a good hotel for conventions from my first...

March 29, 2008  2:25 AM

COMMON – Driving to Nashville



Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, COMMON - A users group, David on System i, System i

I am going to be driving to Nashville on Saturday! COMMON starts Sunday @ 9 AM for the SMEs (Subject Matter Experts) with a wonderful breakfast put on by the COMMON staff. What a nice thing to do. I am going to tell you this now. You need to pay attention to this blog. Something huge is coming...


March 26, 2008  2:33 PM

The furture of System i according to a few System i pundants and Bob



Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, David on System i, System i

The article is rather old in news terms, but I wanted to post it a week before all the big news of IBM is coming and just to see how right on they are or are not. ----> LINK PART 1 | PART2...


March 25, 2008  7:43 PM

Elephant Trunk Camera, I thought this was really neat



Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, Uncategorized

Ok so this has nothing to do with System i but it's just super cool and the pictures are very neat. ---> LINK


March 25, 2008  7:42 PM

Week before COMMON



Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, COMMON - A users group, David on System i, System i

It's the week before COMMON and everything has gotten quiet. Next week should be filled with all kinds of new details as to the direction of IBM and the System i. Anyone want to make any predictions?


March 19, 2008  6:57 PM

Sharing – How Apple Got Everything Right By Doing Everything Wrong



Posted by: David Vasta
Apple, David on Apple, UNIX

I am a fan of Apple and know they have problems but I just wanted to share this interesting article with all of you and hope you all learn something from Apple's Years of Doing things...


March 14, 2008  1:48 PM

Article – System i Resume Building 101 – Search400.com



Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, David on System i, Employment on System i, System i

Hello, and happy Friday. Just wanted to post a little bit here and let you all know I wrote a little article on Search400.com that summarizes my 20 years of looking for employment. It says System i but really...


March 13, 2008  12:37 AM

Bill Gates has no idea what he is talking about



Posted by: David Vasta
Microsoft Windows, News

First of all I am no fan of Microsoft. I have proven that fact over and over again. I do however respect Bill Gates, he is a smart guy with good form who knows his place in life. But . . . Bill Gates has no idea what he is...

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March 12, 2008  6:02 PM

System i – Something big is about to happen at COMMON this spring



Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, COMMON - A users group, David on System i, System i, UNIX

So if your doing any reading around the community you're starting to get in tuned with some big things are about to happen at IBM and inside the System i world. This COMMON I predict will end up being another landmark event.

"I've been watching and reporting on IBM and the System i world...


March 10, 2008  5:30 PM

Two things from IBM today. UC² and Lotus Symphony



Posted by: David Vasta
IBM News, Lotus, Lotus 8, Lotus News, Lotus Sametime, Lotus Symphony, Open source

While I don't see anyone covering this, I figured I would so that IBM gets some fair play on the old blogs. IBM has launched a pretty funny little movie about UC² that is about Unified...

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