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Episode 20 - Kara Todd - z/TPF - 10.30.2017


Episode 20 - Kara Todd - z/TPF - 10.30.2017

The IBM z/Transaction Processing Facility is a purpose-built operating system whose purpose is to … process transactions. Lots of them, different types of them, and do it better and faster than anything else available. In this episode, Kara Todd tells us all about this wonderful OS that the world relies on.


3:34 The Million Transaction Question... What Is TPF?

8:21 Look to Book

9:49 Typical TPF Industries

11:29 A "Built For Purpose" System

13:28 Z14 Pervasive Encryption for TPF

14:19 Collaboration with Businesses

16:31 Security?

18:21 TPFDF... Two facilities for the price of one

19:56 Career Chat

21:31 The JNFPF

25:53 ZTPF Movement

28:41 Community

31:13 Where to learn more




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