mainframe

“Big iron” remains an IT mainstay as enterprises look to centralize and secure data in hybrid environments

Many obituaries have been written for the venerable mainframe computer -- colloquially referred to as "big iron" -- but the rumours...

February 18th, 2016 Gary Hilson

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Changing of the IT guard

It occurred to me the other day that we are in the middle of a changing of the guard in...

May 1st, 2014 Don Sheppard

The last of the spinning hard drives

The last of the spinning hard drives

This week's video roundup includes: IN CONVERSATION: HU YOSHIDA The vice-president and chief technology officer of storage giant muses about the...

March 13th, 2012 IT World Canada

Interview: Teaching IBM mainframe computing

Interview: Teaching IBM mainframe computing

On this week's RADIO IT World Canada, Brian Bloom steps in as the interviewer and is joined by Horace Dyke,...

March 5th, 2012 jd speedy

Cobol skills drought persists amid mainframe migrations

Cobol skills drought persists amid mainframe migrations

Enterprises struggling to fill demands for Cobol skills should consider an application modernisation program which could also pave the way...

December 9th, 2010 Rodney Gedda

A daughter follows her father into a mainframe career

A daughter follows her father into a mainframe career

Kristine Harper and her father, Tom, both work on mainframe computers. BOSTON - Kristine Harper was about 12-years-old when her...

August 5th, 2010 Patrick Thibodeau

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IBM

IBM on Wednesday announced a new range of integrated systems for large-scale data analysis, mounting a fresh challenge to rival...

April 7th, 2010 Chris Kanaracus

Oracle updates Tuxedo middleware

Oracle updates Tuxedo middleware

With the latest version of its Tuxedo online transaction processing (OLTP) middleware, Oracle is hoping to lure IBM mainframe users...

March 31st, 2010 joab jackson

VIDEO: IBM exec on Z/Linux

VIDEO: IBM exec on Z/Linux

Since Armonk, New York-based IBM Corp. opened the mainframe to run popular open source Linux apps 10 years ago, there...

March 26th, 2010 Kathleen Lau