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Welcome to the Mainframe Age (We Missed You)

Back in the day… way back… computers took up entire buildings. For one computer. Everyone logged onto that same computer, and submitted work to it. The computer divvied its time up across the running jobs, and system operators (sysops) monitored that resource allocation. 747 more words


The Daily Grind

1. I work at a place that uses a technology that is 40 years old. At that point, can you even refer to it as technology anymore? 54 more words

Lauren Bringle

Compuware Releases New Mainframe Software, Announces New Partnership

By Edward Cardenas

DETROIT (CBS Detroit) – Compuware Corporation announced Tuesday that it was releasing new mainframe software and along with with establishing a partnership with Houston-based  BMC Software, Inc. 307 more words


2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about…

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29th January Webcast : Mainframe Skills - The Myth and the Reality

Mainframe Skills – The Myth and the Reality

People unfamiliar with z Systems think you need different skills to work with the mainframe and that mainframes are all about “green screens.” Nothing could be further from the truth!   148 more words


Mainframe Application development is not modern! Myth or reality?

Mainframe Application Development – a Myth or a Reality!

On 7th April 1964 IBM announced the launch of IBM System/360 – the first mainframe, 50 years later in 2014 IBM celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first mainframe computer. 574 more words