After a quarter like System z just had, it’s difficult to see how or why competitors are still writing epitaphs for Big Iron
IBM mainframe chief Jim Stallings presents more evidence of a resurgence of Big Iron.
Regardless of whether customers opt for Linux-on-zSeries or choose to abandon the mainframe altogether, Oracle stands to benefit
Project Blackbox might be a gimmick, but Sun’s virtualization moves are for real
The University of Toronto implements IBM’s new z9 Business Class system to increase and improve service levels while reducing costs
Nearly four-fifths of Chinese developers have experienced a security breach of some kind in the last 12 months, while non-U.S. developers are taking the lead with AJaX.
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