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Episode 21 - Azeem Mohammed - DFSMS / Mainframe Storage - 11.6.2017


Episode 21 - Azeem Mohammed - DFSMS / Mainframe Storage - 11.6.2017

To say that storage on mainframe is a big deal would be a tremendous understatement, and it’s not enough to just be able to connect to hundreds of terabytes of available storage… it all has to be managed as well. In this episode. Azeem Mohammed takes us through just what happens in the exciting world of mainframe storage.


0:56 SMS on Mainframe

5:43 Getting the Data to the Program

7:13 TAPES!?!?!?

9:17 Tiers for Fears

11:35 What if SSD, but 3390

12:54 One to many... to many... to many

14:15 Boxen!

15:05 Tracks and Cylinders

17:54 Thin Provisioning

20:25 Pervasive Encryption in DFSMS

23:10 Any Compresstions?

25:01 Getting Started

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