35th anniversary of IBM i Simon Hutchinson

​There has been lots of publicity in the build up to today, and I thought I would add my thoughts on the 35th anniversary of IBM i. That is a little misnomer as the server that was launched on June 21, 1988, was called AS/400, IBM Application System/400, which ran the OS/400, Operating System/400, operating system. Over the intervening years both the server and the operating system have been enhanced to be so much more than AS/400 / OS/400, becoming a thoroughly modern server, IBM Power, and operating system, IBM i.
As this is an anniversary I am not going to talk about the future of IBM Power and IBM i, which is “golden”, I am going to write about the history of this.
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