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IBM system z and mainframe systems News
May 06, 2021
IBM continues its push to be more competitive in the chip manufacturer competition, showing off its first 2 nanometer chip expected to boost performance of its Power and Z series mainframes by 40%.
March 17, 2021
IBM has released new versions of its application modernization tools designed to bring its Z series of mainframe applications in closer alignment with its development pipeline.
February 23, 2021
New Red Hat tools and integrated system offerings allow IBM Power users to run workloads across multiple cloud environments.
January 22, 2021
Reporting its sharpest decline in five years, IBM revenues for 2020 dove 5%. CEO Arvind Krishna highlights opportunities and vows to run IBM differently in 2021.
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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