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IBM system z and mainframe systems News
September 20, 2017
Continuing efforts to make the mainframe technically fashionable, IBM offers a system promising rock-solid container security to compete against other container management tools.
July 12, 2017
IBM is poised to leap forward in cybersecurity with a refreshed z Systems mainframe built to handle pervasive encryption.
March 21, 2017
Hoping to play catch-up with its web services archrivals, IBM has rolled out a raft of products and services fueled by AI and open source.
March 28, 2016
When a 47-year-old mainframe programmer is one of the youngest in his department, it's clear more efforts are needed to attract young IT pros to careers in mainframes.
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Mainframe systems programmer Robert Crawford explains the lasting relevance of mainframes, his mixed feelings on certifications and how curiosity continues to help him. Continue Reading
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Many IT professionals consider mainframe computing to be a relic of an earlier IT age. But capabilities in the IBM z14 could challenge that conventional wisdom. Continue Reading
It made its name in a long-ago era, but even in the time of virtualization and cloud computing, the mainframe hasn't disappeared yet. The IBM z14 aims to keep it that way. Continue Reading
IBM's Strategic Imperatives are slowly morphing the server hardware stalwart into a software and services company. But IBM still needs hardware to complete the transformation. Continue Reading
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To ensure your mainframe is fault-tolerant, resilient and ready to support a growing number of apps, follow these best practices for hardware allocation, automation and more. Continue Reading
New IBM machine learning capabilities let data center teams pull insights from their z/OS mainframes. But concerns about data management and cost will likely arise. Continue Reading
Some mainframe users find it tough to navigate IBM's sub-capacity pricing model. Consider tools like SCRT to more efficiently manage your z Systems software costs. Continue Reading
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To increase mainframe processor capacity and speed, IBM turned to vertical polarization. Learn how to take advantage of it through a feature called HiperDispatch. Continue Reading
An extension of Capacity Provisioning Manager into the hardware eases mainframe capacity planning headaches. Continue Reading
Thread safety boosts the performance of DB2 and other mainframe apps, but could unnecessarily complicate code. Continue Reading