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March 31, 2008  2:38 PM

COMMON Day 1 – Good things are coming?



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

I woke up early in Charlotte, piled myself into my car and drove from Charlotte to Atlanta to Chattanooga and arrived in Nashville around 2:00 CST. The Opryland Hotel is entirely to huge. I will go into why I don't like the hotel and how they fail as a good hotel for conventions from my first...

March 29, 2008  2:25 AM

COMMON – Driving to Nashville



Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, COMMON - A users group, David on System i, System i

I am going to be driving to Nashville on Saturday! COMMON starts Sunday @ 9 AM for the SMEs (Subject Matter Experts) with a wonderful breakfast put on by the COMMON staff. What a nice thing to do. I am going to tell you this now. You need to pay attention to this blog. Something huge is coming...


March 26, 2008  2:33 PM

The furture of System i according to a few System i pundants and Bob



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

The article is rather old in news terms, but I wanted to post it a week before all the big news of IBM is coming and just to see how right on they are or are not. ----> LINK PART 1 | PART2...


March 25, 2008  7:42 PM

Week before COMMON



Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, COMMON - A users group, David on System i, System i

It's the week before COMMON and everything has gotten quiet. Next week should be filled with all kinds of new details as to the direction of IBM and the System i. Anyone want to make any predictions?


March 14, 2008  1:48 PM

Article – System i Resume Building 101 – Search400.com



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

Hello, and happy Friday. Just wanted to post a little bit here and let you all know I wrote a little article on Search400.com that summarizes my 20 years of looking for employment. It says System i but really...


March 12, 2008  6:02 PM

System i – Something big is about to happen at COMMON this spring



Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, COMMON - A users group, David on System i, System i, UNIX

So if your doing any reading around the community you're starting to get in tuned with some big things are about to happen at IBM and inside the System i world. This COMMON I predict will end up being another landmark event.

"I've been watching and reporting on IBM and the System i world...


March 10, 2008  1:30 AM

Saving trees at COMMON this year



Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, COMMON - A users group, David on System i, System i

I have decided not to let COMMON print my sessions so that they can save paper. If you want to have a hand out at my sessions you will need to print it out and bring it with you. I will have that posted soon. I am finding this years sessions harder to get done/perfect as it's my first year giving...


March 7, 2008  8:29 PM

System i name change ? Again



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

Being System i people the first thing we have all learned that we can't depend on IBM being able to market or price it properly and that the name will change again before 2010. With that all said seems like there is now talks all over the place about another name change coming. I have to blog...


March 7, 2008  1:51 AM

Working on session material



Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, COMMON - A users group, David on System i, System i

I have been working on session material when I have not been working. So when you want to know what the heck is David doing and why is he not blogging. Cause I am working on stuff for the people, the members of COMMON. I know, I know, get back to work....


March 3, 2008  10:01 PM

Comments please from the System i community reading this blog



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

I need feedback from you all. I know your reading the blog here I just need to know what your all thinking. I need to know if you like it or what? Please help me, help you make this place more interactive.


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