Big Iron Discussion

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.

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Episode 32 - Mark Anzani - Mainframe Strategy - 1.22.2018

22-01-2018

Episode 32 - Mark Anzani - Mainframe Strategy - 1.22.2018

The mainframe needs to continuously evolve in order to stay well-positioned in datacenters across the world. On today's episode, we sit down for a chat with Mark Anzani, VP of Strategy for IBM Z... and that's an uppercase Z.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 14.75MB - Duration: 32:01 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 31 - Bill Seubert - A Talk with a Mainframe Architect - 1.15.2018

15-01-2018

Episode 31 - Bill Seubert - A Talk with a Mainframe Architect - 1.15.2018

Understanding the platform involves much more than just memorizing a bunch of commands. It also means knowing when to choose one solution over another, and how to connect it all so that it makes sense from a business perspective. Bill Seubert @ITArchitect

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 17.15MB - Duration: 37:16 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 30 - Steven Cook - GDPS - 1.9.2018

08-01-2018

Episode 30 - Steven Cook - GDPS - 1.9.2018

When things go bump in the night, companies generally like to know that it won't dramatically impact their workloads. In this episode, Steven Cook tells us all about GDPS, the little slice of magic that lets mainframers spread their Parallel Sysplex out a

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 14.05MB - Duration: 30:29 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 29 - Sam Reynolds - ISPF & Comm Server - 1.1.2018

01-01-2018

Episode 29 - Sam Reynolds - ISPF & Comm Server - 1.1.2018

Interactivity and network communications.... without them, hard to imagine how you'd do much of anything on the mainframe, yet this is an area that is a mystery for many. In this episode, Sam Reynolds schools us on the past, present, and future of ISPF an

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 21.02MB - Duration: 45:43 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




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