c. The interface to the database is Web-servicized first, then the server/business-logic side of the application, then the client/presentation side.
Web services development needs the mainframe
a. It allows users to manage records throughout their lifecycle without moving them from their existing content stores.
IBM system z9 and business compliance
a. It enables mainframes to expose and consume Web services from CICS applications.
Bringing the mainframe into the SOA fold
SOLA update gives COBOL apps more Web services features
4. With the IBM's smaller z9 business class mainframe, customers have the option to install specialized processors that are designed for specific workloads. Which of the following accurately is an accurate pairing of processor and task?
b. zIIP for database applicatons
a. third-party software costs
Third-party software costs killing mainframe growth
a. It's free – IBM will benefit from this service in other ways.
IBM offers a free server "hop" for Linux apps
7. True/False: According to Ken Milberg, Linux has been running on IBM mainframes for years, but IBM's push on the POWER5 series targets the midrange and makes available on Linux nearly all of the Advanced Power Virtualization (APV) tools from its proprietary Unix.
Linux on POWER5 architecture
8. Analyst Joe Clabby sites what doesn't agree with the predictions informing Gartner's recommendation to migrate off of the mainframe to "more modern applications." What findings are Mr. Clabby's findings?
a. None of the above.
Is there a mainframe skills shortage?
a. Federated identity management
10. True/false: According to CA's senior marketing manager for identity and access management products Matthew Gardiner, security silos are at risk of being reestablished and reinvigorated with the steady uptake of XML-based Web services and SOA architectures.
SOA security: Don't forget identity and access management