For decades, mainframes have been the cornerstone for countless organizations’ IT operations – and that’s not a trend expected to end anytime soon. Just the opposite: 88 percent of CIOs polled in a recent survey said they expect mainframes to remain a “key business asset” going forward...
Peek into the board room of many top tier companies these days, and you may spot the presence of Linux.
Linux application deployments rose over the course of four years – from 65 percent to 79 percent – while Windows deployment fell from 45 percent to 36 percent, according to a 2014 report...
Electing to reduce testing in order to reduce non-production MIPS consumption is a poor decision that could lead to millions of dollars in losses. The temptation to place priority on time-to-value over production safeguarding methods is certainly understandable.
Sam Knutson helps to close out SHARE in Seattle, with his section of the Bit Bucket x'31' session.
Though IBM's financial picture hasn't been particularly rosy recently, there's one silver lining: z13.
The Poughkeepsie Journal, the paper of record in the mainframe's hometown, reported in mid-April that IBM is seeing strong interest and sales in the latest z model in IBM's portfolio.