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.
Bob Malitz, Director of Services at Infinity Systems Software, shares his unique perspective of just how customers are leveraging the mainframe platform to power them through challenging business situations.
Infinite Systems Software - http://www.infinite-blue.com
Bob Malitz Show Notes:
0:00 / Show Intro
2:40 - Intro / How'd you get started?
6:50 - Making the transition to Linux
8:53 - Emerging Trends
11:27 - Bridging experiences from one OS to the other
13:30 - Maximizing resources and headcount on new projects
15:00 - If I had a time machine...
17:12 - Do new customers get as excited about new hardware as we do?
18:40 - Progressive customers doing new and exciting stuff
20:45 - The importance of briefings and one-on-one education
22:10 - "But the mainframe's so expensive!" - Talking Economies of Scale
27:04 - A HYBRID Cloud, you say?
28:08 - What can be done in 40 hours?
31:15 - Maximizing cost savings with Linux IFLs
33:00 - How we can save customers money (and time)
34:08 - Small tuning changes result in big savings
38:00 - Bob's Tales From The Road
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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 18.74MB - Duration: 40:44 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)