Filled in for Charles Torre at the last minute on this one, and had the usual good time.
I didn't know anything about Host Integration Server until this interview. Actually, I knew that it existed, but that's all.
One of the most interesting contracts I ever had put me in daily contact with an AS400 for a couple years. Not physically, of course, as the thing was the size of a Volkswagen, but in every other nerdily way.
It was fun. The challenges were very different from what I was used to. Worked with the devs to put together all sorts of
We could have saved a little bit of time (like, a year) had we been able to use Host Integration Server for all the work that went on between our Windows machines and the AS400.
If you're in a similar situation now, then you want to watch this.
If you aren't in a similar situation, there's still a lot here for the curious onlooker