IBM promotes Db2 for z/OS as a solution for business intelligence and data analytics. Its latest version, Db2 12, improves scalability, data ingestion capabilities, and performance, according to IBM’s Robert Catterall in a recent SHARE presentation.
Many folks think that since mainframes have been around for so long, they must be old technology. Nothing could be further from the truth: mainframes have evolved like most technologies, keeping up with and often surpassing other platforms.
Are you prepared to “rehearse the future?” I like this phrase, shared by one of our presenters at SHARE® Providence, because it tends to encapsulate the seemingly unattainable task that security administrators are up against on a daily basis: Prepare for anything!