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The industry’s fastest, most scalable and flexible enterprise server – IBM zEnterprise System

Last week IBM unveiled their latest mainframe – the IBM zEnterprise System. According to the official launch site the zEnterprise brings: The industry’s fastest enterprise system.  Delivering 50 BIPS, zEnterprise is ideal for large-scale data and transaction serving and mission … Continue reading

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Arcati Mainframe Yearbook 2010

The 2010 Arcati mainframe yearbook is now available to download here. This year’s topics include: Mainframe continuity planning Leveraging existing mainframe investmentsin modernisation projects Lowering mainframe TCO through zIIP speciality engine exploitation SNA mainframe security TurboHercules and disaster recovery – … Continue reading

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How to set up application server to access DB2 z/OS with high availability

DB2 for z/OS data sharing is well-acknowledged by industry experts for providing the highest availability, and addressing planned and unplanned outages. Nevertheless, end-users only care that their task is executed. If the application server cannot reach out to the database … Continue reading

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DB2 for z/OS Technical Update

Julian Stuhler will be presenting “The business value of migrating to DB2 9” at the upcoming DB2 Technology Update events. South Bank, London on 29th September and Edinburgh 1st October For more info and to book click here

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Join us online for Data Governance on z/OS

We’ve created a LinkedIn group to accompany our upcoming Data Governance events. Join the discussion – http://www.linkedin.com/groupRegistration?gid=2256896  Our LinkedIn group will keep you up to date with agenda, speakers and the latest news in Data Governance.  Join us to have … Continue reading

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Performance Features in DB2 V9 for z/OS – Part 7

Check out the next instalment from Dave Beulke – http://davebeulke.com/?p=512

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Red Alert: Possible data loss

Possible data loss for z/OS 1.8, 1.9 and 1.10 with fix and HSM PATCH enabled for OA22507. Check the zSeries Red Alerts Subscription Service for more info – http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/sas/f/redAlerts/20090824.html http://it.toolbox.com/blogs/db2zos/red-alert-possible-data-loss-33674?rss=1

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System z Software Technology Forum

Book your place today! 23rd September 2009 Virtual doors open at 10:30 a.m. EDT on Sept. 23, 2009, and will remain open through the duration of the virtual tradeshow. Agenda 10:30 a.m. Registration, Visit the Exhibit Hall and Resource Center … Continue reading

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Mainframe is the new black……

but are we ready for it? The mainframe has been on a rollercoaster ride over the last 30 years; from hero to zero and now, back to hero again. In the late ‘90s the mainframe began to lose it’s “cool” … Continue reading

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The Mainframe Skills Gap

There has been a lot of coverage recently about the growing skills gap in the mainframe environment.  The latest comes from Troy Coleman at IBM Systems Magazine – Read the blog here According to recent research by CA, mainframes still handle … Continue reading

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