Are a pair of recent Intel-to-System z defections a harbinger of what’s to come?
zLinux or Big Iron J2EE workloads perform better and are cheaper than their RISC- or Intel-based alternatives
The cost of distributed complexity—which is also measured in air conditioned BTUs and kilowatts per hour—is about to get even more expensive
A future of reusable services got a step closer to reality last week when IBM announced its new SOA Business Catalog
With the revitalization of the mainframe and the rise of zNextGen, SHARE itself has been revitalized. (First in a series)
For a starting price of $100,000, customers get Big Iron hardware and software along with specialty processor engines
Industry watchers say we’ll soon see explosive interest in server virtualization
Some mainframe and minicomputer programming vets have embarked on a very different career path—as outsourcing services providers
Seagull Software’s Andre Den Haan isn’t a knee-jerk contrarian—but he also isn’t afraid to call it as he sees it
What’s not to like about z/Linux and other cheap mainframe workloads?
Tardy SCO denied in bid to depose industry heavyweights Intel and Oracle
Even companies that have embraced next-generation mainframe workloads often give short shrift to the question of training. What gives?
What do the PlayStation 3 and IBM’s next-generation blade system have in common? A single Cell, you might say.
Some mainframe pros say that next-generation workloads (such as zLinux and J2EE) point the way to false destinies
In spite of their differences, mainframers seem to agree on a few important points, although even these may surprise you.
What can we expect from IBM’s zSeries team in 2006? If history is any indication, it could be an eventful year.
With so many major events last year in the mainframe arena, why are so many Big Iron pros still pessimistic about the future?
For perhaps the first time ever, SQL Server boosters are talking about taking on the other guys’ databases—and winning
A new study makes a strong case for placing executives with IT experience at senior levels: a solid increase in a firm's economic performance.
Mainframe brain drain doesn't worry many old mainframe hands, who don’t see themselves going anywhere anytime soon