MIPS for the Masses

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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Joe Winchester - Zowe 1.9 Update @ SHAREftw

03-16-2020

What's new with Zowe? A whole lot! If you haven't been paying attention, it's worth hearing what's been going on with everything, and there's nobody better to do it while keeping you entertained than Joe Winchester.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 48.58MB - Duration: 32:50 m (207 kbps 44100 Hz)




Rhonda Sundlof - Z Hardware

03-02-2020

We don't need to tell you this, but designing an IBM Z system is no simple turn of the crank. Rhonda Sundlof has a wealth of experience from a variety of areas that help deliver the fantastic systems you know today. Something for everyone in this episode.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.46MB - Duration: 35:44 m (154 kbps 44100 Hz)




Stephen Anania - GDPS

02-10-2020

Our last episode with Mark Brooks was such a hit, we thought we'd follow it up with a deeper look at GDPS, the technology that keeps Z going through even the toughest of situations. Stephen Anania is your guide, prepare to dive in.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 52.61MB - Duration: 40:06 m (183 kbps 44100 Hz)




Mark Brooks - XCF

01-31-2020

Parallel Sysplex on IBM Z allows for some pretty amazing things in the areas of reliability, performance, serviceability and more. The technology enabling this certainly warrants a deeper look, and fortunately we have Mark Brooks to demystify it for us.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 42.05MB - Duration: 34:59 m (168 kbps 44100 Hz)




Melissa Sassi - Z Evangelist

01-06-2020

Melissa Sassi - Z Evangelist

What does it take to bring Z technology to those who could benefit from it most? Talk to Melissa Sassi, IBM Z Evangelist, who is working with startups around the world to make it all happen.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 19.29MB - Duration: 34:06 m (78 kbps 48000 Hz)




Anne Dames - Z Crypto

12-16-2019

Anne Dames - Z Crypto

Want it or not, we all need cryptography in our lives. And while we may not need to know the mechanics behind every operation, it certainly doesn't hurt to have a little behind-the-scenes information. Anne Dames is here to enlighten and delight.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 19.06MB - Duration: 27:35 m (96 kbps 48000 Hz)




Brian Hugenbruch - z/VM Security

12-02-2019

Brian Hugenbruch - z/VM Security

We thought this it'd be a good time to dive into the security aspects of Your Favorite Hypervisor (z/VM). Terminal Talk Top Tier Subscriber, Brian Hugenbruch came all the way down from Endicott to let us in on a little secret.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 33.07MB - Duration: 32:06 m (143 kbps 48000 Hz)




Anthony Sofia - Data Privacy Passports

11-19-2019

Anthony Sofia - Data Privacy Passports

Anthony Sofia is back... again... to talk about a revolutionary new data-centric solution for protecting information both on and off the IBM Z platform.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 28.43MB - Duration: 26:54 m (147 kbps 48000 Hz)




Anthony Sofia - z15 Compression

11-04-2019

Anthony Sofia - z15 Compression

If you work in data, compression is a tool you use on a daily basis, and Z is a platform where it's practically elevated to an art. Hear from Anthony Sofia how the z15 changes things up once more, allowing even greater flexibility for managing data.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 27.22MB - Duration: 25:33 m (148 kbps 48000 Hz)




Andreas Bieswanger & Carl Mayer - Simplifying Mainframe Management

10-21-2019

Andreas Bieswanger & Carl Mayer - Simplifying Mainframe Management

Sitting at the Mainframe's Hardware Management Console is like sitting on the bridge of the Starship Enterprise. Great power, but probably overwhelming at first. Carl and Andraes are on the case to make HMC drastically more user-friendly.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 31.81MB - Duration: 31:32 m (140 kbps 48000 Hz)




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