IBM system z and mainframe systems
- 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.
- August 23, 2007
Microsoft is building new processor power management features into Windows Server 2008, which are due out at the end of February. Stephen Berard, program manager of the Windows Platform Architecture team, discusses how these new features will reduce...
- August 20, 2007
Last week's announcement that IBM will support and sell subscriptions for Solaris on its System x servers and mainframes has industry analysts aflutter.
- August 15, 2007
The new version of z/OS allows enterprises to take advantage of all processors on their mainframe within one partition and adds new security features.
- August 14, 2007
At this week's conference in San Diego, Share users describe upgrading CICS TS 3.2.
- August 03, 2007
Software giant CA has filed a $200 million lawsuit against Rocket Software, claiming the company stole its source code to build IBM DB2 management software.