The Shared File System (SFS) in z/VM has been around for a while, but it is now the default installation option to hold the service data for z/VM 6.4. IBM made SFS the default because it’s easier to work with and easier to manage the space compared with minidisks, IBM IT specialist Bruce Hayden expl
Database reorganization has always been about improving database performance and reclaiming free space. However, as Rocket Software software engineer Ka-Chun Ng explained in a recent SHARE presentation, the new capabilities of database management software have changed the “how” and “why” when it com
During the day-two keynote at SHARE St. Louis, a new member of the community was introduced: Zowe.
Public speaking is as much about delivery as it is about content. That’s especially true in workplace environments where you may be asked to talk at length about technical topics which, while important, can also be dry and downright boring in the wrong presenter’s hands.
At the last few SHARE conf
What kinds of open source and vendor tools are available to help mainframers modernize z/OS development? At SHARE St. Louis (Aug. 12-17), we’ll hear from Jerry Edgington, Senior Systems Analyst at Western & Southern Financial Group, about the various tools available and what can be done with multi-v