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March 12, 2009  3:38 PM

IBM Try and Buy POWER Servers



Posted by: David Vasta
AiX, IBM, POWER Systems, Try & Buy

  1. Sun did this a few years back and it was a hug success, IBM is now offering you a chance to "barrow" an IBM Power System to try and if you like all you have to do is keep it and pay up sucker!
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March 12, 2009  3:27 PM

Down Economy & I still can’t order anything from IBM



Posted by: David Vasta
Buying from IBM, IBM, POWER Systems

The world is a buzz with talk from Economist about the sour economy. Everyone has a opinion on what we should do and yet you don't see many CEO's talking what to do? I find that bit hard to pathom. I think every CEO should be telling the world how they plan to increase sales, or at least rub the...


February 19, 2009  7:37 PM

Public Service :: COMMON is coming to RENO



Posted by: David Vasta
AiX, COMMON, COMMON Anuual Meeting, COMMON in RENO, COMMON.org, IBM, IBM i, NV, POWER Systems, Reno, Users Groups

Are you going to be in RENO? I am! COMMON is having it's convenetion in RENO and you need to be there. If you are an IBM i or an AIX person looking for POWER solutions, please come to the COMMON Annual Meeting in RENO, NV this year. We would love to have you. LINK ::


January 9, 2009  4:51 PM

USB Flash Support for AiX



Posted by: David Vasta
AiX, AIX on Power, POWER Systems, USB Flash Support

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January 5, 2009  7:11 PM

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



Posted by: David Vasta
David on Linux, David on the IBM i, IBM i, Linux, Linux on POWER, POWER Systems, Search400.com

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
David on the IBM i, Linux, Linux on POWER, POWER Systems

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


November 13, 2008  1:20 AM

Ross Mauri – Chat Transcript from iSociety



Posted by: David Vasta
David on IBM i, Fire Side Chat, i on Power, iSociety, POWER Systems

Ross Mauri is the new POWER SYSTEM Exec at IBM over all the POWER SYSTEMS. iSociety held a fireside chat with him to find out how things are going at IBM with the new single hardware platform, POWER! Here is the Transcript @...

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October 16, 2008  1:34 PM

IT Jungle – IBM Doubles the Cores on Midrange Power Systems



Posted by: David Vasta
David on System i, i for business, i on Power, IBM News, IT Jungle News, POWER Systems

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...


August 23, 2008  9:52 PM

POWER = IBM i +AiX + Linux?



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

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  2:48 AM

New Site is coming



Posted by: David Vasta
AIX on Power, Apple, David on System i, Domino on System i, FreeBSD, i, i for business, i on Power, IBM i, Linux, Linux in System i, Linux on POWER, Lotus, Lotus News, OpenSolaris, POWER Systems, SUN, System i, Ubuntu Linux

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...


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