There is a lively discussion on LinkedIn right now about whether or not the mainframe is hackable. Some say no — not now, not ever — others say that, as with any technology ever created, of course it is.
I’ll leave that question open for debate.
The fact is big iron has a long history of rock-soli
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By Janet L. Sun,Immediate Past President, SHARE Inc.In this series, Janet Sun explores and dispels numerous myths around the mainframe. Continued from Part 1 and Part 2.What Do You Lose by Moving Off the Mainframe?Efficiency Typically, distributed servers support a single application workload.
By Janet L. Sun,Immediate Past President, SHARE Inc.In this series, Janet Sun explores and dispels numerous myths around the mainframe. Continued from Part 1.Mainframes are Expensive?Think that mainframes are expensive?
When I heard about the HuffPost article highlighting a video debunking the myths that Hollywood has been repeating about the mainframe, I was cautiously optimistic.