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 42 - Randy and Rich - 4.2.2018

04-02-2018

Episode 42 - Randy and Rich - 4.2.2018

Authors of Redbooks, creators of ReST-ful Services on the mainframe, and all-around interesting guys Rich and Randy have plenty to say about the state of the mainframe and how they get work done in their area.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 18.47MB - Duration: 40:01 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 41 - Ed Jaffe - Phoenix Software - 3.26.2018

03-26-2018

Episode 41 - Ed Jaffe - Phoenix Software - 3.26.2018

It's been quite a wile ride for Ed Jaffe. Starting out selling fireplaces and moving up to CTO of Phoenix Software, Ed exemplifies mainframe modernization and capability, and a guy you should really know if you want to have a good time at SHARE.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 16.2MB - Duration: 35:05 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 40 - Bob Rogers - LIVE at SHARE! - 3.19.2018

03-19-2018

Episode 40 - Bob Rogers - LIVE at SHARE! - 3.19.2018

One of the main, yet largely undocumented, benefits of SHARE is the ability to grab some one-on-one time with the one and only Bob Rogers.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 19.36MB - Duration: 41:59 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 39 - Frank and Jeff - Winter SHARE 2018 Preview - 3.12.2018

03-12-2018

Episode 39 - Frank and Jeff - Winter SHARE 2018 Preview - 3.12.2018

No guest this week, just ramping up for SHARE. A preview of our week, and the very special LIVE recording of Terminal Talk.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 2.6MB - Duration: 5:21 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 38 - Steve and Neil - Sysprog Whoopsies - 3.5.2018

03-05-2018

Episode 38 - Steve and Neil - Sysprog Whoopsies - 3.5.2018

We've all been there... let's commiserate. On this week's Terminal Talk, we have Neil Shah and Steve McGarril about what happens when things don't go exactly as planned.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 22.32MB - Duration: 48:27 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 37 - Michael Sperling - Analog Circuits - 2.26.2018

02-26-2018

Michael Sperling is a pretty punny guy. In Episode 36 of Terminal Talk, he gives us a little lesson in what happens between the clock cycles.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 15.12MB - Duration: 32:43 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 36 - Laura Sperling - Level 2 Support - 2.19.2018

02-19-2018

Episode 36 - Laura Sperling - Level 2 Support - 2.19.2018

Laura Sperling never stops thinking about fixing problems. In this episode, we hear all about Level 2 support, the support structure as a whole, and the lifecycle of a defect.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 15.68MB - Duration: 33:57 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 35 - Jerry Moody - LPAR - 2.12.2018

02-12-2018

Episode 35 - Jerry Moody - LPAR - 2.12.2018

LPAR Discussion with Jerry Moody

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 17.93MB - Duration: 38:52 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 34 - Marie Buzzetti - Mainframe Programming - 2.5.2018

02-06-2018

Episode 34 - Marie Buzzetti - Mainframe Programming - 2.5.2018

Programming on the mainframe. Sounds complicated, right? Perhaps not as much as you think. In this episode, Marie Laser gives us all a little lesson on LE (Language Environment), and how the platform is tackling newer languages. 0:27 Good advice 4:04 Ma

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 10.66MB - Duration: 22:59 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 33 - Sharon Spaulding - Mainframe Packaging - 1.29.2018

01-29-2018

Episode 33 - Sharon Spaulding - Mainframe Packaging - 1.29.2018

Do you enjoy dropping things? Wrapping gifts? Experimenting with densities of foam padding? Perhaps you should consider a role in Package Engineering! In this episode, we sit down and chat with Sharon Spaulding about exactly what it takes to ship mainfram

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 16.89MB - Duration: 36:35 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




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