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 18 - Lili Tang - IzODA Open Data Analytics for z/OS - 10.16.2017

16-10-2017

Episode 18 - Lili Tang - IzODA Open Data Analytics for z/OS - 10.16.2017

Lili Tang may only have two years working in Z, but she’s already ripping through everything the platform has to offer. This episode is all about how data science works on mainframes.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 14.41MB - Duration: 31:17 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 17 - Romney White - z/VM - 10.9.2017

09-10-2017

Episode 17 - Romney White - z/VM - 10.9.2017

From science project to enterprise hypervisor, z/VM has a multitude of uses, and a very interesting history. In this episode, Romney White walks us through why z/VM is so interesting.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 18.24MB - Duration: 39:39 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 16 - Brian Prasky - Branch Prediction - 10.02.2017

02-10-2017

Episode 16 - Brian Prasky - Branch Prediction - 10.02.2017

Brian Prasky knows what’s going on inside a CPU. He’s so smart he even knows what’s GOING to happen inside a CPU.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 17.56MB - Duration: 38:09 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 15 - Peter Enrico - Mainframe Performance - 9.25.2017

25-09-2017

Episode 15 - Peter Enrico - Mainframe Performance - 9.25.2017

Peter Enrico is President of Enterprise Performance Strategies Inc, and has worked exhaustively on the mainframe platform to ensure that customers the the most from their systems.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 18.18MB - Duration: 39:30 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 14 - Neil Shah - Parmlib - 9.18.2017

18-09-2017

Neil Shah knows a thing or two about setting up and running z/OS systems. In this episode, he talks about how a system's Parmlib is where all the magic happens.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 16.03MB - Duration: 35:01 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 13 - Joe Gentile - z/OS Core Tech... and a little performance

11-09-2017

Episode 13 - Joe Gentile - z/OS Core Tech... and a little performance

What started as a discussion about Mainframe performance ended up being a rather in-depth discussion of z/OS Core Technologies, including GRS, RSM and Enque/Deque. Hey, we chase what's interesting.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 19.46MB - Duration: 42:19 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 12 - Pat Meaney - Mainframe Memory - 9.4.2017

04-09-2017

Episode 12 - Pat Meaney - Mainframe Memory - 9.4.2017

Whether you call it memory or storage, Pat Meaney is exactly the kind of guy you want in charge of it. This is the first in a series of deep-dive heavy hitter episodes about core mainframe and z/OS technologies.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 20.59MB - Duration: 44:47 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 11 - Luisa and Mike - Conference Chat - 8.28.2017

28-08-2017

Episode 11 - Luisa and Mike - Conference Chat - 8.28.2017

Ain't no life like Conference Life. We've both been on the road quite a bit lately, and thought we'd unwind with a little conference-themed discussion

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 21.8MB - Duration: 47:26 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 10 - Christy Schroeder - IBM Academic Initiative - 8/21/2017

21-08-2017

Episode 10 - Christy Schroeder - IBM Academic Initiative - 8/21/2017

Bringing new talent onto the platform and keeping it rewarding to them is a responsibility that we all share. Thankfully, we have Christy Schroeder to help lead the charge. Find out what new-hires need to succeed, and how we can attract fresh talent.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 19.75MB - Duration: 42:57 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 9 - Dave Surman - Parallel Sysplex - 8/14/2017

14-08-2017

Episode 9 - Dave Surman - Parallel Sysplex - 8/14/2017

Dave Surman, IBM Distinguished Engineer has a thing or two to tell us about Parallel Sysplex, the data-sharing magic that lets the mainframe do it all

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 22.89MB - Duration: 49:47 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




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