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January, 2009


January 31, 2009  3:43 AM

January 2009 – Wrap up and Thoughts



Posted by: David Vasta
Bad Economy, IBM, IBM i

Well January 2009 is over. Time is flying and the economy is not getting much better is it? It's getting harder to work harder when you are seeing people loose their jobs. I hate it when the economy goes to the crapper. I don't like it one bit, and the media, in my opinion, is not helping. They are...

January 28, 2009  8:02 PM

Digital TV Transition Delay Bill Failed to Pass?



Posted by: David Vasta
Digital TV Cut over, Offtopic

Digital TV Transition Delay bill failed again and I think it's a good thing. Would this not help spur on sales of new TVs and more Digital Products for homes?  I am all for the switch over and think it would help the economy rather than hurt it? Comments? LINK ::


January 28, 2009  3:43 PM

Lotus Notes to Sharepoint Blog



Posted by: David Vasta
David on Lotus, Lotus Development, Lotus Notes, Microsoft, Migrations, Sharepoint

I have been reading as much as I can about Sharepoint and why it just is no comparison to Lotus Domino Application Development. There is a blog out there that is pointing all this out and I think the person posting is at the end of his or her rope and posted this recently: "My time is either...


January 27, 2009  3:08 PM

Moving from Lotus to Exchange is costly and a step backwards



Posted by: David Vasta
Cost Cutting, David on IT, Fools move to Microsoft, Lotus Domino, Lotus Notes, Lower Cost, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Outlook, ROI

You don't need to tell me anything about how much a move from Lotus Domino/Note to Microsoft Exchange/Outlook is going to cost these days. It's going to be expensive. Even with a light investment in Lotus and only  few production DBs, an average company is not prepared for the cost involved. I...


January 23, 2009  1:21 PM

IBM Closes 2008 on a High, i Sales Unclear – IT Jungle



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

LINK :: IBM Closes 2008 on a High, i Sales Unclear - IT Jungle

Wall Street got a chance to catch its breath a little yesterday after the market closed when

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January 23, 2009  1:20 PM

COMMON – Please Register Now for RENO



Posted by: David Vasta
COMMON - A users group, COMMON.org

LINK :: To register for COMMON in 2009 in RENO, NV Save the date for the COMMON's 2009 Annual Meeting and Exposition in Reno, Nevada, taking place from April 26 - 30, 2009 - the largest gathering of the...


January 23, 2009  1:14 PM

Trial: IBM Lotus Expeditor V6.2 toolkit



Posted by: David Vasta
Lotus, Lotus News, Ltus Expeditor Toolkit

LINK :: IBM Lotus Expeditor v6.2 Toolkit Download Download IBM® Lotus® Expeditor 6.2 toolkit at no charge to see how easily you can leverage your OSGi™...


January 16, 2009  2:10 PM

WKOW – Bashes Ubuntu and they end up paying for it



Posted by: David Vasta
David on Linux, DELL, Ubuntu, WKOW

Ubuntu is a decent OS, and by the looks of everything coming out of Redmond (Microsoft) latley it's starting to look better each day. Maddison, WI local TV station WKOW and it's local help the people person took up some poor woman assertion that DELL...

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January 12, 2009  10:02 PM

Survey :: Military Living in Japan – I need your help



Posted by: David Vasta
Japan, Offtopic

Hello Reader - If you were in the Military and were stationed in Japan please, please, please take this survey. There is this really nice guy working on his college degree and needs information about you being in the military and being stationed in Japan. You know how hard it was and he wants to...


January 9, 2009  5:14 PM

CL – To get record count for all the Physical Files (PF) in a library



Posted by: David Vasta

CLLE - To get record count for all the PF's in library Posted By: Nanda Kishore Perisetla Contact [code] START: PGM PARM(&LIB) DCL VAR(&LIB) TYPE(*CHAR) LEN(10) DCL VAR(&PGM) TYPE(*CHAR) LEN(10) DCL ...


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