Evangelizing Mainframe

DB2 Is the New 30

DBAs worldwide will mark the 30th anniversary of DB2 on June 7, 2013, the birthday of the relational database. IBM is commemorating the occasion with a website and it will be a hot topic at next week's IDUG DB2 Tech Conference, which is marking its 25th year as well.

Posted: 4/23/2013 1:01:01 AM by Mike Westholder | with 1 comments

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Linux All the Way Down

So, on the third-platform devices, Linux is still only in its infancy, but by the end of 2013, we could see plenty of development in this area. And wouldn’t it make life simpler if the OS you used on your phone and tablet were the same as the one on your laptop, your company’s servers, and the mainframe?

Posted: 4/16/2013 1:01:01 AM by Trevor Eddolls | with 1 comments

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IBM Honors the 2012 Mainframe Masters

The top finishers of the 2012 Master the Mainframe contest from North America, Spain and Spanish Latin America were honored during award ceremonies in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. In its eighth year, the IBM Academic Initiative competitions continue to grow—with 13,813 students worldwide participating in mainframe contests last year.

Posted: 4/9/2013 1:01:01 AM by Mike Westholder | with 0 comments

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'Ask the Experts' Forum Participant Wins a Prize

Congratulations to Thousif Ahamed, who was randomly selected to receive an IBM Heritage sweatshirt for contributing a question to the Destination z Ask the Experts forum thread.

Posted: 4/3/2013 10:14:14 AM by Mike Westholder | with 0 comments

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