The 2012 Information on Demand (IOD) conference is only 5 months away… (where has this year gone already)…. It’s being help once again in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay on October 21-25. Last years conference was huge. This years should be even better.
This week as part of the BeyeNETWORK Spotlight series, IBM’s Al Meyer, Marketing Manager of Data Warehousing on System z, IBM Software Group, was interviewed about mainframes, warehousing and business analytics…… Continue reading »
It looks like IBM’s second quarter earnings were announced on July 18. If you missed them, you can read all the nitty-gritty details HERE.
That part that should be of interest to us Mainframe types are all those cool number relating to System z and Information Management software. The the stuff that keeps some of us in Lego’s. And this quarter again looked very good for IBM….. Continue reading »
Do you know a college/university student, high school student, or professor that is/knows of/teaches someone who would love to dive into a real computer challenge, a challenge that involves hands-on time with an IBM Mainframe (System z)? Now is there chance. Check out the prepared text of a letter mailed out to college professors about the Master the Mainframe contest. It’s sums things up quite well… and Thanks Mike for the letter….. Continue reading »
Are you new the mainframe and have been interested in how this all started and why? Maybe you have been around the mainframe your entire career but there are still gaps in the technology history that you would like to fill in? Or maybe you just want to reminisce about what has happened in the wonderful world of mainframe technology going all the way back to the 1960s? If you answered YES to any of the previous questions, do I have a video for you…… Continue reading »