Mainframe News

Once a month we like to pick blog articles from other sources that we feel are interesting enough to talk about on the Planet Mainframe blog. Here are this month’s picks:

New z15 for Multicloud– Cloud-Native– Instant Recovery

Another timely article by our friend at Dancing Dinosaur – Alan is one of the first to write at length about the just-announced z15 mainframe system. The Dancing Dinosaur tells us that it’s not a typical ‘more-power’ or ‘bigger and better’ type announcement, but rather more along the lines of managing the privacy of customer data across hybrid multi-cloud environments, and controlling access, including an industry-first capability to revoke access to data even across the hybrid cloud. Read more:

See more here: Dancing Dinosaur article.

Hybrid multicloud: A mouthful, but the right approach

Planet Mainframe friend Craig Mullins is a respected voice in the mainframe community; he’s been writing authoritative books for years now – his DB2 Developer’s Guide is in its 6th edition, and he’s publishing A Guide to Db2 Performance for Application Developers later this year. When Crain writes, people read. So, it’s no surprise that IBM has again posted an article of his on their website. Definitely worth a read.

See more here: IBM article.

Introducing z15

Well, the z15 is big news in mainframe circles, as well as in big-business IT enterprise circles, so it’s no shock that everyone’s talking about it now. The folks at Mainframe Debate have some interesting things to say about its impact on cloud, security, availability and compression. Worth a read.

See more here: Mainframe Debate article.

Where else to go

While the PlanetMainframe blog is the best place to learn about the latest in mainframe talk, there are several other places worth looking in at:

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