Mainframe pros sound off about the year ahead
The year was something of a mixed bag, milestone-wise. We offer five trends to watch in 2007.
Mainframe operators need unobstructed visibility into the performance of their IP networks, too.
Server revenues were way up in Q3, and IBM lucrative System z mainframes helped lead the charge
There’s gold in the SMB market, and IBM officials say they’ve made real gains in the lucrative space
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
The University of Toronto implements IBM’s new z9 Business Class system to increase and improve service levels while reducing costs
Project Blackbox might be a gimmick, but Sun’s virtualization moves are for real
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