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IBM i Chief Architect Steve Will recently made a post to his blog about how IBM i is, despite the fact that we can't see it, all around us. IBM i is being used by major (and minor) companies all around the world. Steve Will is in an interesting position at IBM where, in many respects, he represents the public face of IBM i, and yet, can't talk about it as openly as all of us Power fans would hope. His post on IBM in our world got me thinking, so I reached out to extend the ...


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on Jan 23, 2013

I used to work in IT at Fred Meyer's home office. They were sold a bill of goods by a fast talking AS/400 business partner. By the mid-1990's they had pulled all AS/400's from their stores and had only a couple of small AS/400's at the home office. The problem is that the business partner spec'ed out units that were too small to handle work load. By the time I arrived around 1995, "AS/400" was a four letter word in IT.

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