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.
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.
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The IBM z/Transaction Processing Facility is a purpose-built operating system that the world depends on day-in and day-out. In this episode, Kara Todd tells us all about it, and more!
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Being a tester means knowing a bug's favorite hiding places. If you're a defect, you don't want to play hide and seek with Debbie Furman, a z/OS Function Tester Extraordinaire.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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