Tag Archives: Mainframe

IDUG EMEA 2015 Day 4

Dublin hosted IDUG EMEA for the first time and what a warm welcome we received. Plenty of great company, great food and of course great Guinness. Day 4 is always tinged with sadness as it is the end of IDUG … Continue reading

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IDUG EMEA 2015 Day 3

So, Day 3 of this year’s IDUG Europe is in the books, and as usual it’s been a busy one. After all of the frantic activity leading up to Monday’s Triton/DBI party, last night the DB2 Geeks stepped it down … Continue reading

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IDUG EMEA 2015 Day 1

Arriving at lunchtime in Dublin the Sunday before the IDUG EMEA 2015 conference kicks off does leave one with half a day to kill. The half day in question was blustery with the threat of rain and so we elected … Continue reading

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How to handle the Mainframe skills gap

It has been an interesting 12 months in the Mainframe world. 2014 saw IBM celebrating 50 years of the Mainframe and in January this year the latest incarnation of the Mainframe – the z13 was launched. Propelling Mainframe back into … Continue reading

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IBM Launches z13 Mainframe

IBM have recently announced the launch of the z13 Mainframe. The latest version of the iconic Mainframe has been designed to deliver scale and economics together with real-time encryption and analytics to help meet the expectations of consumers for speed … Continue reading

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Tuning zIIPs for Fun and Profit with Julian Stuhler

If you were unable to attend IDUG EMEA in Prague this year you have another chance to learn from Julian’s presentation on “Tuning zIIPs for Fun and Profit”. Julian will be appearing on the DB2Night Show on Friday 5th December. … Continue reading

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Managing Mainframe Costs in the Financial Services Sector

Over the past 25 years of working with Mainframes, one aspect has proved to be a constant challenge – Mainframe pricing.  Mainframe software charges are usually based on peak usage.   Whatever an organisations’ peak workload in a given month is … Continue reading

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Mainframe customers who have outsourced their IT infrastructure could be missing out on cost saving opportunities

If you are a large organisation running IBM Mainframe you could be paying too much for your enterprise software. Most Mainframe software charges are based on peak CPU usage, so whatever your peak in a given month is what you … Continue reading

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COMPLIMENTARY: DB2 10 for z/OS New Functions and Migration Planning Workshop

Register today and take advantage of the complimentary DB2 10 for z/OS New Functions and Migration Planning Workshop co-presented by Julian Stuhler, IBM Gold Consultant and Mike Bracey, IBM DB2 for z/OS Systems Engineer. The workshop will be held at … Continue reading

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DB2 Training Courses From Triton Consulting: For Smooth, Efficient Databases

Whatever your role in IT, your environment just never stands still!  There’s a constant need to be up to date in many varied areas, such as: New software versions Industry best practice How key database tools can obtain the best … Continue reading

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