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June 9, 2008  1:14 PM

IT Jungle – They System i is gone so how are we going to all find work?



Posted by: David Vasta
Employment, Employment on System i, i, i on Power, IBM News, Salaries on System i

I know the title is rather scary and not "real" but the truth of the matter is this. The companies that run the i are slowly moving away and the people knowing the i are getting older, hence those two factors are driving companies away from the platform. The next big problem is how do you get job...

June 5, 2008  2:40 PM

IBM Eye



Posted by: David Vasta
David on System i, i, i on Power, IBM News, Other Blogs, System i

I found this blog the other day and find it interesting. I just wanted to share it with you and hope you all enjoy it too. LINK - IBM Eye 


May 29, 2008  8:23 PM

What’s in a name? More from the front to change the name



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

After what has been a pretty quiet week, and a few weeks of nothing much from IBM about anything at all and more over not much in the way of the i. I was reading around the web and found a nice little article about


May 20, 2008  1:11 AM

What do you call your AS/System iSeries 400 in your IT shop?



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

I like every one still call the i all kinds of things. Which is of course bad but I like others in the industry want to know the following things?

  1. What do you call the i now?
  2. What do you call the i in conversations with peers?
  3. What do you call the i in...


May 20, 2008  1:03 AM

2008 IT Leaders Forum in Denver, CO



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

Link to Site Make sure you reserve your place at the 2008 IT Leaders Forum in Denver. If you are in Denver, and I know some of you are, this would be a great place to meet other IT Leaders from around the country. It...


May 6, 2008  2:28 AM

Learning from Microsoft’s Mistakes



Posted by: David Vasta
David on System i, i, i for business, i on Power, Linux in System i, MySQL on i, PHP on i

Now I am no developer, and when I say NO I mean NO so I am going to need some help making the connection. Seems as if the move for developers from Windows XP to Vista was a big one and may have...


May 2, 2008  1:20 PM

i Disagree with your post Mark Fontecchio



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

So I don't really disagree with Mark, I just disagree with his post and wanted to post his name on my blog to steal hits away from his. See tons of people daily good for


May 2, 2008  2:05 AM

IBM really not ready for the letter i



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

While in Nashville at COMMON I mentioned to IBM that someone and maybe more than one person needs to work on taking out all the old System i, iSeries, and eeeek AS/400 terms out of the OS and the IBM.com web site. I hate to report it but it's not happening like I would like it to. If this were...


April 21, 2008  7:23 PM

IBM i name change is not good for everyone . . . I guess



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

I reported a few weeks back that IBM changed the System i and i5/OS to "i for Business" and the hardware was going to be called POWER. This as one person put it was a...


April 9, 2008  11:17 PM

Search400.com – Power Systems Announcment Shines at COMMON



Posted by: David Vasta
AIX on Power, COMMON - A users group, David on System i, i on Power, Linux in System i

LINK to Article written by David Vasta (aka ME) Here are some highlights: "Nashville, Tenn., is traditionally...


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