In this podcast, we'll take a look at the people, technology, and culture behind one of the world's most powerful and important computing platforms, the Mainframe. Expect interviews, discussions, and interesting tidbits along the way, with your hosts, Frank and Jeff.
Our last episode with Mark Brooks was such a hit, we thought we'd follow it up with a deeper look at GDPS, the technology that keeps Z going through even the toughest of situations. Stephen Anania is your guide, prepare to dive in.
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Parallel Sysplex on IBM Z allows for some pretty amazing things in the areas of reliability, performance, serviceability and more. The technology enabling this certainly warrants a deeper look, and fortunately we have Mark Brooks to demystify it for us.
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What does it take to bring Z technology to those who could benefit from it most? Talk to Melissa Sassi, IBM Z Evangelist, who is working with startups around the world to make it all happen.
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Want it or not, we all need cryptography in our lives. And while we may not need to know the mechanics behind every operation, it certainly doesn't hurt to have a little behind-the-scenes information. Anne Dames is here to enlighten and delight.
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We thought this it'd be a good time to dive into the security aspects of Your Favorite Hypervisor (z/VM). Terminal Talk Top Tier Subscriber, Brian Hugenbruch came all the way down from Endicott to let us in on a little secret.
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If you work in data, compression is a tool you use on a daily basis, and Z is a platform where it's practically elevated to an art. Hear from Anthony Sofia how the z15 changes things up once more, allowing even greater flexibility for managing data.
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Sitting at the Mainframe's Hardware Management Console is like sitting on the bridge of the Starship Enterprise. Great power, but probably overwhelming at first. Carl and Andraes are on the case to make HMC drastically more user-friendly.
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One of the exciting new features newly announced for Z is Instant Recovery. Tyler King and Kevin McKenzie are just two of the brains behind it. Learn how maintenance windows will get shorter on this new episode of Terminal Talk
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The latest and greatest, the IBM z15 is finally here and we couldn't be any happier. There's a lot to geek out about a new system, but it goes far beyond the box. Hear from Tarun Chopra, Director of IBM Z Offering Management, why this is a good time for Z
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