Evangelizing Mainframe

My VM Workshop Experience

This year’s VM Workshop was a resounding success, both in terms of attendance and the flexibility of the conference team to integrate z/VSE into their program.

Posted: 7/28/2015 12:00:35 AM by Marc Smith | with 0 comments

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Our Destination z community boasts a variety of personalities, and we’re sharing a colorful look at some of our members. Find yourself or friends and associates by browsing through our commemorative caricature collection from SHARE Pittsburgh 2014, Enterprise2013, SHARE Anaheim 2014 and SHARE Seattle 2015.

Member Spotlight

Sr. Engineering Services Architect

CA technologies

Years in IT—

My first mainframe job—
Operator on a Sperry Univac. Fun to look back at the innovation since I used punch cards, had to cut tapes and label them, backup was done by mounting a 8 kilo (18 pounds) disk (like a cheesecake) and provide machine commands to back up one drive to the other.

My favorite mainframe attribute (or memory)—
Should I pick one attribute, it has to be DB2 for z/OS. I got involved with DB2 V1R1M0 in 1985 almost by accident and never left this area. I will probably retire when DB2 retires.

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