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July 26, 2019
Many top-tier server hardware suppliers redoubled their efforts to deliver products such as supercomputers to capture a piece of the AI and machine learning hardware market.
July 10, 2019
IBM's mainframe business continues to be under pressure from cloud-based competitors, and perhaps even its own Power server. But analyst opinions vary about its long-term fate.
May 17, 2019
IBM's new Tailored Fit Pricing model gives enterprises more flexibility in the types of workloads they run on the z/OS platform.
January 25, 2019
Broadcom explains why its surprising acquisition of CA Technologies can work, citing complementary portfolios and the long-term viability of mainframe software.
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A mainframe can house hundreds of thousands of VMs and a wide range of workloads. Also, IBM Z provides virtualization management via Dynamic Partition Manager and Wave for z/VM. Continue Reading
Rack, blade and mainframe servers provide many benefits to data centers. Learn the ins and outs of each as well as what products are available in this dynamic market. Continue Reading
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Mainframe maintenance overlaps with some x86 server upkeep tasks. Patching and storage management play a role in keeping mainframes up to date. Continue Reading
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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
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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