Managing and securing the data from untold billions of transactions that the IoT brings will continue to be a challenge. Enter the mainframe, which seems ideally suited to rise to such a challenge at that scale. What role does mainframe play in the IoT, and what risks should companies be aware of?
How important is the programming language COBOL to modern IT environments? Estimates suggest up to $3 trillion in commerce flows through COBOL systems every single day, supporting financial transactions like mortgage servicing, deposits, check clearing and more.
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There is nothing less PC than a mainframe – right? If a “personal computer” is a PC, then a mainframe is an EC (enterprise class) or BC (business class) computer. If PC stands for “politically correct” like cosmetically inoffensive interfaces, then the mai
Ezriel Gross from Circle Software Inc has been hosting training sessions at SHARE conferences since the early 90s, offering popular sessions on basic and advanced CICS concepts – he’s even won a few best session awards. This year, at SHARE Sacramento, he’s got a full plate: five total CICS sessions
The interactive problem control system (IPCS) is a tool provided in the Multiple Virtual Storage (MVS) system that aids in diagnosing software failures. MVS provides dumps, which are a snapshot of the system at the time of error. You’ll get a ton of relevant information that will help you debug the