In distributed environments, the interaction between a user and an application follows a familiar series of steps: a user enters the network through a web server, signs into the application server, and then the applications reach into the database for what they need. Between each server there is a f
By Rick Barlow, SHARE LVM Program Manager
Did you know this year marks 50 years of mainframe virtualization? In fact, the majority of the concepts of virtualization on all platforms began on mainframes. What many mainframers today don’t realize is that they benefit from this long history.
This year marks an exciting milestone in the history of mainframe virtualization. In January 1967, production use began on the CP-40, a research system on which MIT and IBM researchers first tested the concept of virtual memory.
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The amount of money IBM bet on the mainframe’s success—$5 billion—is the equivalent of $200 billion in today’s dollars.
It was a bet that paid off—big time. System z continues to be a dynamic force in driving future enterprise I