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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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)




Tyler King & Kevin McKenzie - Instant Recovery

10-09-2019

Tyler King & Kevin McKenzie - Instant Recovery

One of the exciting new features newly announced for Z is Instant Recovery. Tyler King and Kevin McKenzie are just two of the brains behind it. Learn how maintenance windows will get shorter on this new episode of Terminal Talk

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 24.09MB - Duration: 24:28 m (137 kbps 48000 Hz)




Tarun Chopra - The z15 is Here!

09-23-2019

Tarun Chopra - The z15 is Here!

The latest and greatest, the IBM z15 is finally here and we couldn't be any happier. There's a lot to geek out about a new system, but it goes far beyond the box. Hear from Tarun Chopra, Director of IBM Z Offering Management, why this is a good time for Z

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 34.39MB - Duration: 33:37 m (142 kbps 48000 Hz)




Jeff, Dan, and Luisa - September 2019 Happenings

09-09-2019

Jeff, Dan, and Luisa - September 2019 Happenings

This time of the year is always especially busy, and we thought it'd be nice to get together and talk about what we've been up to. Any excuse to hang out in the recording studio, really.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 30.75MB - Duration: 30:40 m (140 kbps 48000 Hz)




Deepak Kohli - IMS

08-26-2019

Deepak Kohli - IMS

In this episode, recorded at SHARE in Pittsburgh, Deepak gets right to what people want to know about IMS, including its two main components, and how it differs from the "other" databases and transaction managers out there. A good education for everyone.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 18.92MB - Duration: 28:48 m (91 kbps 48000 Hz)




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