A lot of people are working on DataStage but very few know from where this tool has originated!! (for the ignorant lot.. DataStage is an ETL tool used in Warehousing and BI applications.) the following article i found one day when i was browsing for white-papers on the ittoolbox.com website. Many people know that there are certain aquisitions in the string but in this interview Lee Scheffler (Chief architect DataStage) tells you the journey from VMark to IBM !!
Lee Scheffler Part-1 (DS past)
Lee Scheffler Part-2 (DS present)
Lee Scheffler Part-3 (DS future)
gr8 read this one.. and if it ever gets deleted or lost, please let me know..