Evangelizing Mainframe

The Ongoing Evolution of Cognitive Computing

IBM has announced a new structure to computing and a new programming approach that it’s calling cognitive computing. And it’s a whole generation ahead of classic von Neumann architecture and programmable computing.

Posted: 8/27/2013 1:01:01 AM by Trevor Eddolls

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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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