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Last Chance for Nominating IBM Champions
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IBM Domino and Docker Support Announced
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Attention IBM Customers and BPs, Be Heard! New IBM Notes/Domino Application Survey
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IBM Think 2018 Session Abstract Submission Date Announced
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MWLUG - Linuxfest DC Guest Speaker Announced
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"As We Age, Don’t Give Up. Keep Doing." And More Wisdom from George Jedenoff’s "The Powder Philosophy"
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IBM Think 2018 Session Abstract Submission Date Announced
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IBM Domino and Docker Support Announced
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Update: IBM Notes on MacOS High Sierra Support
Thu, Nov 30th 2017 9:00a   Bill Malchisky Jr.
Ever since Apple released High Sierra (macOS 10.13) on 25 September 2017, there have been some interesting hiccups with certain network reliant products. I’ve worked with people on resetting encryption key rings for VPN tools and IPSEC connections, as one example. On the IBM side and as many of you know, Notes on Mac x64 has been a challenge (Including other IBM products). In working very closely with IBM on this issue, I wanted you to know the latest status. Issue Summary 1. If you ins
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Last Chance for Nominating IBM Champions
Thu, Nov 30th 2017 6:01a   Bill Malchisky Jr.
Just a quick reminder that today, 30 November 2017 is the last day to nominate someone (or re-nominate yourself) for the status of IBM Champion. IBM Champions Nomination Form Additional Links Of Interest Information on the IBM Champion Program Seven Ways To Know An IBM Champion
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IBM Domino and Docker Support Announced
Wed, Aug 16th 2017 2:00a   Bill Malchisky Jr.
During Barry Rosen's Future directions on Notes/Domino session and again during our Linuxfest DC session last week at MWLUG, IBM announced that they will support Domino on Docker with Domino 9.0.1 FP10. Originally, this support would be announced in 2018, but due to the success of the IBM Application Insights Survey announced at Engage, IBM changed their task priorities and accelerated Docker support based upon your input. FP10 is scheduled to be released by EOY 2017. The next question is,
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Attention IBM Customers and BPs, Be Heard! New IBM Notes/Domino Application Survey
Tue, Aug 15th 2017 2:00a   Bill Malchisky Jr.
After the success of the first IBM survey announced at our IBM Engage session in May (see link to post)---which helped to re-prioritize new capabilities like Docker---Barry Rosen announced a new survey at MWLUG. I completed it and am pleased with this survey's focus on APIs, app modernization, along with creating a new feeling that IBM is serious about Domino as an application development platform. The first survey results really had an impact and moved up significantly Docker support (more
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IBM Think 2018 Session Abstract Submission Date Announced
Mon, Aug 14th 2017 2:00a   Bill Malchisky Jr.
IBM announced that commencing on 21 Aug 2017, you can submit abstracts for IBM Think 2018. As of this writing, there does not appear to be information on session tracks, other than a pop-up informing prospective presenters to be creative. As I've watched the conference site frequently over the past few weeks, no additional information being available on tracks, implies to me we will learn this on Monday, 21 Aug. Thus, if you are considering submitting a session, you can start thinking about wha
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MWLUG - Linuxfest DC Guest Speaker Announced
Wed, Aug 2nd 2017 9:31a   Bill Malchisky Jr.
On Thursday, 10 Aug 2017, I will be presenting Linuxfest DC at this year's MWLUG located in DC. In order to provide an informative experience for attendees, I sought a special guest speaker to join me. Today, I am pleased to announce Barry Rosen will be co-presenting with me for an extended special breakfast session. We will be covering IBM's current Linux strategy, plus provide technical information to ensure that all session attendees gain knowledge they can use immediately upon returning fr
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"As We Age, Don’t Give Up. Keep Doing." And More Wisdom from George Jedenoff’s "The Powder Philosophy"
Sat, Jul 1st 2017 3:40a   Bill Malchisky Jr.
Well, I inadvertently held this post, so let's publish it now. In early 2016---in his then 56th consecutive year of skiing at Alta and Snowbird in Utah---Mr. George Jedenoff at the age of 98 took a few minutes to discuss his Powder Philosophy. A positive uplifting message that will leave you with a smile. Worth a few minutes to view and learn a bit from his years of wisdom. He still rips groomers and fresh powder, while also enjoying tree skiing--again at 98 years old. Stay healthy, believe
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Do You Have An Opinion on the Domino Application Platform Direction? Read This.
Thu, May 18th 2017 6:15a   Bill Malchisky Jr.
As Barry Rosen mentioned during our Engage session last week, ICS Offering Management is seeking feedback around the Domino application platform. This opportunity is significant enough that I felt it appropriate to author a separate post. Currently, IBM is looking for feedback in the areas of APIs, XPages, Domino on Bluemix, Docker, and well, anything else you want to add in the development space. I took the survey and found it to be straight forward with plenty of opportunity to provide you
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The ICS on Linux Round Table Session Notes
Mon, May 15th 2017 6:00a   Bill Malchisky Jr.
Great session last Monday. We filled the table with overflow and discussed many good topics raised by the attendees. Below are the notes and some of the URLs cited during the event. Please feel free to comment and keep the discussion going. IBM Notes FP7 is the last update for the Linux client;, no further feature packs will be offered for the Linux client Support will be best effort from here and will continued to be support up to 9.0.1 FP7 on thee then current set of operating systems.
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"Why the Largest Companies in the World Count on Linux Servers"
Tue, May 9th 2017 3:00a   Bill Malchisky Jr.
I read this morning a great piece in Linux Journal by Petros Koutoupis. The author's name being new to me, I read the article with an open mind. What I found is this introductory level article offered a decent dissection of this important topic. As I've covered over the years in my Lotus on Linux Report presentation series, more companies outside of Microsoft use Linux for their edge servers than any other operating system. That data point continues to this day. Additionally, despite recent de




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