Evangelizing Mainframe

SHARE Keynote: Modern Security Model Gets Medieval

In today’ information age, how we approach security is akin to feudalism with serfs (individual users) ceding their data to feudal lords (technology providers and governments) who pledge to protect them and their data. In this model, presented by BT Chief Security Technology Officer Bruce Schneier at the Aug. 13 keynote at SHARE Boston, the challenge becomes “Surviving in a Feudal Security World.”

Posted: 8/20/2013 1:01:01 AM by Mike Westholder

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The Mainframe: Let’s Drop the ‘Legacy’ Label and Look to the Future

The truth is that the only thing old about mainframes is the legacy label itself. Some of the mainframe’s architectural concepts have stood the test of time and have been so successful they have now re-emerged and been re-invented in modern computing parlance in the form of virtualization, cloud computing and so on.

Posted: 8/13/2013 1:01:01 AM by Phillip Mann

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'Dumbing' Down the Mainframe

“IBM Software for System z for Dummies” by Lawrence Miller is a great resource for enterprise computing students and mainframe users of all skill levels, functioning as both an introduction to the benefits of System z as well as a good reference guide.

Posted: 8/6/2013 1:01:01 AM by Chris Bowman

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IMS 13 Aims to Reach New Heights

With IMS 13, IBM wants to extend its lead in availability, scalability and performance, and to consistently deliver IMS capacity limits that are well beyond customer needs and performance metrics that help users grow their business securely.

Posted: 7/23/2013 1:01:01 AM by Trevor Eddolls

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Get Expert Answers via Twitter Through the Mainframe Debate

The next #MainframeDebate has been timed to follow IBM's big announcements scheduled for July 23, and we hope to have some special guest panelists. So join us on Twitter from 4 to 5 p.m. GMT/11 a.m.-noon EST on Thursday, July 25, and ask the panel anything you want.

Posted: 7/16/2013 1:01:01 AM by Steven Dickens

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Enterprise Systems Educator Seminar: A Meeting of the Minds

The IBM Enterprise Systems Educator Seminar drew professors from around the U.S. to Syracuse University in New York. The purpose was to bring together professors who have incorporated enterprise computing into their curriculums with those looking for advice and resources on how to do so.

Posted: 7/9/2013 1:01:01 AM by Troy D. Crutcher

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Run, Don’t Walk, to This zEnterprise Webcast

Check out “zEnterprise: The Best Gets Better,” an IBM webcast scheduled at 11 a.m. ET on Tuesday, July 23.

Posted: 7/2/2013 1:01:01 AM by Mike Westholder

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Biological Computers

Resistors and transistors, etc., have been with us for 70 years (give or take), but biological systems have been on this planet for more than 3.5 billion years. So it’s well proven they’re no flash in the pan, and there might be some things we could learn from living organisms.

Posted: 6/25/2013 1:01:01 AM by Trevor Eddolls

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A Second Chance to View the Destination z Webinar

More than four months in the making, the first IBM Destination z webinar offered an expert look at current mainframe trends and the future of the platform. Hundreds attended the June 5 online event. For those who couldn’t attend, the session is now available to download at the IBM Systems Magazine (cosponsors of the webinar) Event Archive.

Posted: 6/18/2013 1:01:01 AM by Mike Westholder

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To Outsource or Not to Outsource?

While outsourcing of mainframe application development and maintenance can be a great solution to assist in managing complexity, if not closely managed and monitored, it can actually create a whole new set of problems, resulting in hidden costs and poor application quality.

Posted: 6/11/2013 1:01:01 AM by Stuart Feravich

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