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December 29, 2008  6:39 PM

What “i” want in 2009



Posted by: David Vasta
David on IBM i, David on System i, i, i for business, i on Power, IBM i

Over the years the "i" people have wanted  for many things. The want list is long and heavy every year with the same things, and every year like a fat person on a diet for the first two days of the year, it falls apart the first time you drive by Krispy Kreame and the "HOT" light is on. Every year...

November 28, 2008  3:18 PM

Would you want to see video blogging here?



Posted by: David Vasta
Blogging, David on IBM i, David on System i, Just Blogging

I have been playing with video blogging, and wondered if that would be something you would want to see here?


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 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 19, 2008  2:56 AM

Yike – IBM i down 82%



Posted by: David Vasta
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LINK :: System i Blog on Search400 - System i down 82% "As I wrote yesterday before the revenue numbers came out, this was precisely the reason why Ross Mauri, the Power Systems...


October 16, 2008  1:34 PM

IT Jungle – IBM Doubles the Cores on Midrange Power Systems



Posted by: David Vasta
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LINK :: IT Jungle - IBM Doubles the Cores on Midrange Power Systems "Well, the rumor going around that IBM is doubling up the processor core counts on its Power Systems servers, which are based on the company's dual-core Power6...


October 16, 2008  5:02 AM

Chris Maxcer – Takes IBM to task about POWER SYSTEM and Sales Numbers



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

I support Chris 100%. He is dead on the money and frankly I am even more tired of IBM's antics than he is. See while Chris is a journalist and a technology reporter, I on the other hand am a self professed blogger, IBM biggot, and i5OS lover who knows that while IBM say it's going to move to POWER...


October 16, 2008  4:56 AM

Long Weeks on the road – Sometimes Travel is good



Posted by: David Vasta
David on System i, Offtopic

It's hard to be on the road weeks at a time. This week has been one of those weeks. It's been a good hard working week. I can tell you I got lots done, but not much blogging. Sorry about that. It's hard to hand shake over Sametime Web meetings, so sometimes you have to pack the bags and get on...


October 4, 2008  1:29 AM

Power of i – A message from Ross Mauri – General Manager – IBM Power Systems



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

This the OPEN LETTER to the POWER COMMUNITY "Perhaps most important to you is the fact that our new Power Systems servers support your applications. This support continues IBM’s decades-long record of...


September 30, 2008  2:48 AM

System i Network – Server consolidation article – Recommended reading



Posted by: David Vasta
DataCenter, David on System i, i, i for business, i on Power, IBM i, IBM News, Linux in System i, Microsoft Windows, New Technology

I try to stay up to speed on all things IBM i, even if they confuse me from time to time. Server consolidation has never confused me and it should be on your list of things to do, or at least think about in the next 12 months. IBM is pushing it hard and it just makes sense. I am going to link you...


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