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April, 2008

April 23, 2008  7:00 PM

Bytware’s i5virus Nominated for Webby – Please sign up and VOTE

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

So it's not everyday that an IBM vendor gets nominated for advertising, and I know IBM might never fall into that category. It's a cold hard fact of life. IBM has never attempted to really be bold in advertising. I digress. Bytware on the other...

April 23, 2008  3:11 PM

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS is a day away

Posted by: David Vasta
Linux, Ubuntu Linux

I can feel the downloads starting, the bit torrents are a buzzing and the next release is only a day away. I know this has nothing to do with the i or IBM but it's important and needs to be talked about. The next version of Ubuntu is a day...

April 22, 2008  5:20 PM

Ubuntu Linux ready for Enterprise? Shuttleworth says yes!

Posted by: David Vasta
Linux, Ubuntu Linux

And despite his excitement about the possibilities now that the operating system is done, Ubuntu Linux founder Mark Shuttleworth said he knows there's a lot of...

April 21, 2008  7:23 PM

IBM i name change is not good for everyone . . . I guess

Posted by: David Vasta
i on Power, IBM News, System i

I reported a few weeks back that IBM changed the System i and i5/OS to "i for Business" and the hardware was going to be called POWER. This as one person put it was a...

April 16, 2008  11:46 PM

IBM may be moving to Apple for Desktops & Laptops

Posted by: David Vasta
David on Apple, IBM News, Linux

Oh me? I have never been a big supporter of Windows, that is clear. I have a long history of not liking Windows. I have also been very vocal with IBM telling them they can tell us how much they hate Windows and then force the user community they have to use it. It's just not right. Plus all of...

April 16, 2008  3:24 PM

Follow Up : Top Five Rookie CIO Mistakes

Posted by: David Vasta

I like this post ---> CLICK HERE I just recently post on my blog about IT...

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April 16, 2008  3:13 PM

Offtopic : Is Windows Vista the new Windows ME?

Posted by: David Vasta
Microsoft, Microsoft Windows, Offtopic, Windows Vista

I was talking to a few people in a store and then around the office and started to wonder to myself is Windows Vista the new Windows ME? If you think about it the cycle would be right. (1)Windows95(Decent) (2)Windows98(Little Better) (3)WindowsME(Crap) (1)Windows2000(oh not...

April 15, 2008  4:25 PM

Redhat offers information on running Lotus on Linux via a new website

Posted by: David Vasta
Linux, Lotus Domino, Lotus Notes, Redhat Linux

Link to "Lotus on Linux is a secure email, scheduling, calendaring, and messaging platform. It's a simple, easy and affordable way for small and mid-sized business to enjoy enterprise performance and scalability...

April 12, 2008  1:46 AM

Al Barsa Jr – Farewell

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

LINK to STORY I was just at COMMON in Nashville with Al as most of you were. This past Friday Al Barsa Jr. passed away. I had to read it a few times as I did not think it was right or maybe it was some other Al...

April 9, 2008  11:17 PM – Power Systems Announcment Shines at COMMON

Posted by: David Vasta
AIX on Power, COMMON - A users group, David on System i, i on Power, Linux in System i

LINK to Article written by David Vasta (aka ME) Here are some highlights: "Nashville, Tenn., is traditionally...

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