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June 14, 2013
A Red Hat Summit talk on database and mainframe modernization highlights urgency, need for agility in enterprise development teams.
May 01, 2012
Does IBM's recent drop in mainframe sales indicate big iron modernization tools are gaining traction?
November 10, 2009
Migrating off the mainframe proved to be more than one administrator bargained for in this fictional series of diary entries.
September 03, 2009
Merging dozens of little IT departments into an SAP infrastructure in two data centers posed challenges for ink supplier Sun Chemical.
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Migrating applications and workloads onto cloud resources frees up mainframe MIPS. With the right approach, IT won't sacrifice security or control. Continue Reading
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IBM DB2 10 users report the upgrade can cut administration costs, boost mission-critical apps and bring other benefits to your business. Continue Reading
If you're considering a mainframe migration, this second tip in our series will show you how to segment mainframe applications to rehost on the new system in order of difficulty. Organizing your migration project in this way helps you determine the ... Continue Reading
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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
The Principal Financial Group uses BMC MainView to monitor and manage CICS, DB2 and z/OS resources. One user discusses how moving Mainview to the zIIP processor has lowered mainframe costs. Continue Reading
During a mainframe migration project, admins can add business value by taking a few extra steps, including application modernization for Web services or the cloud, re-engineering mainframe apps, and integrating apps to work with other platforms. Continue Reading