IBM system z and mainframe systems
- March 04, 2008
HiperDispatch and the large-page feature of IBM's new System z10 mainframe were standouts for one beta user.
- February 27, 2008
Big Blue announced its newest mainframe, which has triple the memory of its predecessor, a feature IBM and users say will drive consolidation onto the System z platform.
- February 22, 2008
Big Blue inadvertently revealed details about its new mainframe set to launch on Feb. 26, as well as details on z/OS v1.10, a new version of the mainframe OS due out in September.
- February 21, 2008
To enable customers to check balances and make transfers from cell phones, SunTrust Banks needed service-oriented architecture to open up its mainframe.
- February 13, 2008
Novell has released a starter kit to facilitate testing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on the mainframe.
- February 05, 2008
Slowly but surely, large mainframe shops have turned to service-oriented architecture (SOA) and Web services to access data stuck in DB2 and CICS environments.
- January 23, 2008
The mainframe software giant made several announcements such as its new licensing scheme for mainframe user and a new free consulting service.
- November 28, 2007
BMC mainframe service management CTO Ralph Crosby talks about automation and how it relates to the mainframe at the Gartner Data Center Conference.
- November 06, 2007
Arrow Electronics is moving off its internally developed mainframe enterprise resource planning apps for Oracle and swapping out an IBM mainframe for AIX running on System p.
- November 05, 2007
Veteran database administrators may be old hands at analyzing IMS' copious logs, but BMC's new Log Analyzer makes the job simpler for newcomers.
- October 24, 2007
Version 4.2 of z/VSE isn't expected out until the end of 2008, but IBM is previewing support for additional tasks and more storage.
- October 12, 2007
A recent Gartner report looks at the arguments for and against running Linux on the mainframe.
- September 26, 2007
Platform Solutions Inc.'s new System64 DS and ES servers run not only IBM z/OS but also Intel Itanium operating systems.
- September 05, 2007
Cisco's VFrame Data Center will create a mainframe-like system from commodity servers, networks and storage, says a recent report.
- August 27, 2007
At this year's Share mainframe user group conference, attendees discussed plans for adoption of zIIP and zAAP, IBM mainframe specialty processors similar to the IFL.