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April 21, 2014
IBM's once mighty server hardware business continues to struggle. Big Blue bets on software and cloud services business to bring some relief.
July 29, 2013
The latest IBM mainframes' lower price point and a redoubled focus on Linux workloads may appeal to younger admins and smaller IT shops.
May 01, 2012
Does IBM's recent drop in mainframe sales indicate big iron modernization tools are gaining traction?
February 28, 2012
SUSE shops are cautious after a long silence from the Novell post-Attachmate deal; experts say Linux has eclipsed Unix generally, but SUSE needs work.
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Want reliability, availability, security and performance from your Linux processor? The mainframe has more under the hood for Linux workloads. Continue Reading
Linux on System z opens up a new option for Linux workloads in the data center, but the mainframe isn't an automatic improvement for every situation. Continue Reading
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Many administrators ignore or underutilize the Linux swap settings but making the proper adjustments will make for better system performance. Continue Reading
IBM DB2 10 users report the upgrade can cut administration costs, boost mission-critical apps and bring other benefits to your business. Continue Reading
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Linux OSes pair well with inherently secure mainframe hardware configurations. While software development can be arduous, the benefits are numerous. Continue Reading
Learn how to set traps with mainframe debugging tools like the SLIP command to spring traps on program errors. Continue Reading
Modernizing that old mainframe assembler program you depend on can be problematic. Here’s the best way to make them Language Environment compliant. Continue Reading