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
Last week, CA joined BMC and even IBM itself in announcing cuts to its mainframe workforce
Some enthusiasts tout Eclipse as an Rx for programming anarchy
IBM’s flagship xSeries server demonstrates how far Intel servers still have to go to reach feature and function parity
Officials imply that the IFL bundle will be discounted—although no terms have been disclosed
Company taps on-demand delivery model to enhance retail management application
Microsoft has had some success in improving the image of its Windows Server 2003 operating system vis-à-vis Linux
A senior IBMer notes how the company has made the mainframe a more affordable proposition for traditional and non-traditional customers alike
Workloads are coming back to the mainframe, as BI powerhouse Informatica demonstrated last month
These days, Sun has a pronounced bounce in its step—enough to give many Solaris administrators that old late-1990’s feeling again
A new software license gives OpenSolaris a good foundation—even if Sun hasn’t worked out all the legalities of porting CDDL code to Linux
Big Blue’s durable workhorse still has plenty of kick left in it. And customers, for that matter, are increasingly willing to deploy it in support of new workloads
Existing Big Iron shops should continue to add capacity at a healthy clip, and more and more OS/390 laggards will finally make the move to z/OS
Novell sees a sizeable upside to Linux on the desktop—and hints that the sun might soon set on Microsoft’s Windows empire
Has Novell’s acquisition of SuSE been a success? Twelve months later, the jury is still out.