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January 5, 2009  7:13 PM

David Vasta – Linux for IBM i: Commands and terminology – PART 2



Posted by: David Vasta
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I hear Linux is hard, and is for geeks… I am not a geek, so is it still for me? Of course you're not... Now that we have cleared that up let's get into how we're going to "talk" to Linux. Linux talks to us people using a shell. It's that green or text-based screen that...

January 5, 2009  7:11 PM

David Vasta – Linux for IBM i: Introducing Linux to IBM i people-PART 1



Posted by: David Vasta
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The IBM i is a great platform. Not many of you out there will argue that point. It's solid, robust and very powerful. Part of that power is just that power or the hardware that we now call Power. The operating system (OS) is...


January 5, 2009  7:06 PM

David Vasta :: Linux for the IBM i Authorities & Permissions – PART 3



Posted by: David Vasta
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I wrote a little something for Search400.com, this is PART 3 of the Linux for the IBM i Admin Series. Link:: Linux for IBM i: Authorities and permissions


January 2, 2009  4:21 PM

Biased CIOs spend more money and don’t solve problems, they create them



Posted by: David Vasta
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What happens when an IBM AS/400, iSeries, System i, i5/OS, POWER System, Lotus Domino/Notes) IT shop doing fine, keeping the company running and is stable, has happy employees, happy users and then out of no where a new CIO or IT Manager is hired who:

  1. Does not understand IBMs offering...


August 23, 2008  9:52 PM

POWER = IBM i +AiX + Linux?



Posted by: David Vasta
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It's been a few months and not much has come from the POWER Equation. I don't see what I expected to see from IBM over the new POWER thingies and I really wanted to see more. I have been on the IBM Power site every week for...

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June 22, 2008  2:58 AM

Chris Maxcer – i and AIX: Not Exactly the Same on Power Systems



Posted by: David Vasta
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Chris makes an interesting observation - LINK "There are still some differences in how IBM is rolling out its converged System i and System p server lineup -- though...


June 22, 2008  2:48 AM

New Site is coming



Posted by: David Vasta
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I am working on a new site, so between work, this site, writting for Search400 (which I hope they change the name of soon) and family, I have also found little time to start building a new site that will in the end be a hub for all things POWER based. I have to bring the community together under...


April 2, 2008  5:40 PM

The day the System i went away – Bye Bye System i



Posted by: David Vasta
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