Preview: Share's leadership dishes on San Jose conference
Members of the leadership of Share, the mainframe user group, discussed the central themes at this year's conference in San Jose, the impact of virtualization and more.
Video: Share keynote explores cloud computing, virtualization
Virtualization and cloud computing were central themes of the keynote delivered by IBM VP Helene Armitage at the Share user group conference in San Jose.
Video: Mainframers go for a jog at Share user group conference
The recent conference in San Jose featured a fitness session every morning. A group of mainframers gathered together at 6 a.m. to go for a jog or walk. Here is a lighthearted video on the aging mainframe workforce.
Video: Mainframe student anticipates a bright future
An IBM-sponsored contest two years ago introduced Texas A&M University graduate student Christian McArthur to the mainframe, and he hasn't looked back since.
The seven things all mainframers should know
Seven ways to make your voyage into everything mainframe a bit easier, including tips on documentation, building your JCL libraries, and joining Toastmasters. Yes, Toastmasters.
Mainframe use on the rise despite sky-high software licensing costs
A recent BMC Software survey found that the mainframe platform is healthy and growing, although software costs are still a major concern.
This was first published in August 2008