Answers: The AS/400 then and now quiz

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1 - b, Application System
2 - a, Report Program Generator
3 - c, A little more than two years (It was the extension of an existing architecture, so it took significantly less than the typical five years for a project.)
4 - a, Olympic
5 - d, E-business
6 - b, The System R project (internally known by IBM as Eagle)
7 - a, 1995
8 - b, Support for SQL
9 - c, The ads failed to identify the individual servers. (The ads promoted IBM servers as "magic boxes" that are capable of great things but failed to identify them.)
10 - a, Mach1
Bonus: Seven -- Bob Dies, Bill Zeitler, Tom Jarosh, Buell Duncan, Al Zollar, Mike Borman, Mark Shearer




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