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October, 2008

October 28, 2008  3:38 AM

RedPapers – Going Green with IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager

Posted by: David Vasta
i on Power, IBM POWER Blades, IBM Redpapers

Energy efficiency of data centers is a critical priority for IT managers. As energy and power costs become a significant portion of IT costs, understanding and investing in energy management has never been more important. IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager, an extension of IBM Systems...

October 28, 2008  3:29 AM

Redbook – Hardware Management Console V7 Handbook

Posted by: David Vasta
IBM Redbooks, System i, System i Redbooks

The IBM Hardware Management Console provides systems administrators a tool for planning, deploying, and managing IBM System p and IBM System i servers. This IBM Redbooks publication is designed for system administrators to use as a desk-side reference when managing partition-capable System i and...

October 28, 2008  3:27 AM

Deploying Lotus 8 Yet – IBM has a Redbook that can help

Posted by: David Vasta
IBM Redbooks

IBM has offered a Redbook that can help your deployment of Lotus 8. LINK :: Redbook -  IBM Lotus Notes and Domino 8 Deployment Guide

October 28, 2008  3:16 AM

The Little Extras in IBM Director – System i Network – Greg Hintermeister

Posted by: David Vasta
David on System i, i, IBM Director, IBM i, System i

Greg Hintermeister over at the System i Network points out all the littel extra fun stuff in what s going to be a great product for managing your POWER platform. IBM Director Site. LINK  ::

October 27, 2008  2:41 PM

Blackberry BOLD the new iPhone Killer?

Posted by: David Vasta
Blackberry, iPhone

Here is a link to an in depth article about the Blackberry BOLD and how is fairs against the iPhone. Link :: BlackBerry Bold: the DEFINITIVE hands-on review This really all depends on "What you do" but the...

October 27, 2008  2:18 PM

Has Windows Vista been the WindowsME of this centry

Posted by: David Vasta
David on Windows, Desktop, Microsoft Windows, Windows Vista

October 27, 2008  3:02 AM

My other blog – I have turned it off –

Posted by: David Vasta

If you have come here looking for me and my current situation then I am here to tell you to fear not. I am still around. I have turned off my other blog,, and am going to focus my attention on this blog and working on another project I have brewing called Addict Army. In the next...

October 23, 2008  12:54 AM

20 Years of the “AS/400″ Road Map from IBM

Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, Happy Birthday AS/400, i, IBM i, System i

So it's been 20 years of the old AS/400, iSeries, System i, and now the IBM i. Over the last 20 years lots has changed along with the name. LINK :: IBM PDF about the last 20 Years of AS/400

October 22, 2008  9:09 PM

What is the tempurature outside in IBM i Land?

Posted by: David Vasta
David on System i, Employment, Employment on System i

I was answering an email the other day, someone emailed me about helping them find an IBM i job. I have some questions if you guys will answer them:

  1. Is your comapny moving off of or not improving the IBM i they have?
  2. Is your job "stable" as an IBM i Person, Dev or...

October 22, 2008  8:56 PM

I could do that better, I really could! Can you?

Posted by: David Vasta

I have my days, where I am reading or thinking,  I see something that looks nice, and you think for just a second . . . I could do that better! In most cases you probably could fine something that needs improving, and while my wife would tell me, no, my brain and maybe some ego tell me, go for...

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