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December 22, 2008  2:10 PM

Open Source Lotus Domino

Posted by: David Vasta
Lotus Domino, Lotus Notes, Open source

There is chatter in the Lotus Community about some people wanting IBM to open source Lotus Domino. There are two sides to this issue and I think that both sides have decent points. I fall on the side of NO, and IBM should do more to promote and sell the application server than they do now and make...

September 14, 2008  8:38 AM

Cutting back IT fro the TOP

Posted by: David Vasta
CIO, Development, Just Blogging, Offtopic

I ran across an article that points out the following premises: If you trying to cut cost start at the TOP of IT instead of the bottom. "If you are managing an IT shop and can't write the code...

August 1, 2008  4:18 AM

OpenSolaris keeps making baby step and Jim Grisanzio is documenting every one

Posted by: David Vasta
Open source, OpenSolaris, SUN

I am a fan of Open Projects and OpenSolaris all be a SUN product is still something to watch, and I do ofter from Jim Grisanzio's Blog. I read Jim's blog for two reasons, one he is interesting and is honest about the progress of the...

July 2, 2008  3:35 AM

9 Reasons Why Application Developers Think Their CIO Is Clueless

Posted by: David Vasta
CIO, Just Blogging, Tip of the Week

Link to Article in CIO "How Not to Be Clueless "My CIO is clueless." These are words you don't want to hear if you...

June 13, 2008  12:49 PM

IBM i Power Blades not selling….YET?

Posted by: David Vasta
AIX on Power, David on System i, i, i on Power, IBM i, IBM POWER Blades, Linux, News, POWER Systems, System i

BladeCenterSCOMMON 2008 announced the...

May 7, 2008  2:04 PM

OpenSolaris released in time to die?

Posted by: David Vasta
Linux, Open source, OpenSolaris, SUN, UNIX

OpenSolarisSun has never been buddies with IBM...

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 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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January 22, 2008  3:12 AM

Do you want more OS/2?

Posted by: David Vasta
Client Access, Open source, OS/2

My first moments with OS/2 came in 1992 when I started to work with IBM PS/2 that came with Windows 3.1 or OS/2 v2. Of course being the rebel I picked OS/2. I also ran PC Support for OS/2 conecting to my AS/400 at the time. A very large E95. I was then later exposed to more OS/2 fun when I worked...

December 22, 2007  3:38 PM

System i Data Center Wish List

Posted by: David Vasta
CIO, DataCenter, Linux, Linux in System i, Microsoft Windows, Storage, System i

With Christmas fast approaching and I am still figuring out what I would like to have under the tree from Santa, I ran across an article that said what

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