“Soldier of Fortran.” Really? What the hack is that supposed to imply?
Well, first of all, it is meant to imply that Phil Young clearly has a Canadian sense of humour. Wordplay tends to go over more naturally than gunplay with Canadians, so a play on established concepts like “soldier of fortune”
Fill in the blank: The IBM Mainframe is _________________. If you didn’t know that the world economy is firmly situated on the mainframe, you might be tempted to supply answers like, “dead,” “extinct,” “a dinosaur,” or “irrelevant.”
Anyone working with mainframes knows a disaster event is a possibility. But, no one really thinks it will happen to them. So, what happens when disaster strikes? Chris Sultis, a mainframe and server disaster recovery expert at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama (BCBS), knows exactly what to do.