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I ran across an interesting post by Bruce Richardson of Infor: When I joined Infor a few months ago, I was surprised to learn that so many companies continue to run our software on the IBM System i platform. This was a product line that many analysts, myself included, had started to write off 15 […]

Norm Dennis made a very interesting comment in response to a post by a person new to the system … Well firstly, it’s not an AS/400 it’s an E Server I Series, er , i Series, um, System i, oh stuff it, Trevor can you explain? While Norm did make the comment in jest … […]

This post is about Eclipselink and my experience using it with the System i. It also describes some problems I ran into so you can avoid them if you try Eclipselink. Eclipselink is Eclipse Persistence Services Project, version 1.0 was released July 9, 2008. See http://www.eclipse.org/eclipselink/ I wonÂ’t go into the history and general explanations. […]

Al Barsa

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This morning, on my way back from COMMON, I received email from a friend informing me that Al Barsa had passed away last night. This news hit me very hard … Al has been a pillar of the AS/400 (yes, I use that name deliberately) community for many years and a friend. His passion and […]