Apple and IBM announced in July that they were preparing to develop more than 100 business software programs for Apple’s iOS operating environment. These programs are being designed for a wide range of industries including financial services, health care, retail and telecommunications. What IBM and
Many, if not most, or all, mainframers are steadfastly "old school" about acquiring skills. That is, rather than learning, using, referencing, and servicing systems the way youngsters do with new smartphones – by experimentation – we read documentation.
It’s more than just a passing fad when nearly three-quarters of mainframe users are considering or in the midst of big data projects.
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The mainframe persists as a critical technology that’s remained uncannily vital over its first five decades—a truly extraordinary feat, former IBM executive Irving Wladawsky-Berger wrote Apri l 20 in the Wall Street Journal’s CIO Journal.
Mainframes process 2.5 billion gigabytes of data globally daily—a capacity its developers could have scarcely comprehended in the platform’s early days 50 years ago.