We live in very interesting times. You can literally learn any skill for free on YouTube. We’re also living in the golden age of Social Media. There are 3.6 billion active social media users worldwide. Social Media and the Internet, … Continue reading The Death Trap
Tekton, Red Hat OpenShift Pipelines, and GitLab Runner available for s390x In the technology world, there are so many trends that come and go, there are buzzwords used for months and years. However, is there a bigger buzzword than DevOps? … Continue reading The latest on Open Source DevOps for the Mainframe
Are you concerned about LinuxONE being “big endian”? Do you understand what “big endian” means? This article attempts to clarify what “endianness” means and why you shouldn’t be overly concerned about it. History In 1725, Jonathan Swift unintentionally created a … Continue reading Endianness and IBM LinuxONE
As the world celebrates Star Wars Day we thought we would have some fun and go full Star Wars on talking about the launch of LinuxONE III Express. In a land far far away, lines of business both in the … Continue reading May the 4th be with you!
“Why do I want to work for IBM?” and “Why do I want to work on the mainframe?” I could never have imagined that the answers that I gave during my initial IBM interview in 1981, would still resonate today! You … Continue reading Take Your Career to the Next Level with IBM Z’s Advanced Technology Group!
Let’s face it right now, this pandemic has been bleak. It’s affected each and every one of us, it’s made us re-evaluate our lives and driven unprecedented acceleration in Digital Transformation. Not by choice, by necessity. I find myself overly … Continue reading Now is Definitely No Time To Die for IBM’s Mighty Mainframe nor 007
AWS at their recent reinvent conference announced they are coming after the mainframe again. AWS has made pretty much the same announcement at every one of the last three Re:Invent conferences. So what did AWS announce? Well not much of anything, in reality … Continue reading AWS comes after mainframe (again)
Recently I had the pleasure of hosting a LinkedIn live session for IBM Systems with a stellar panel of guests. I want to summarize the conversation we had and the nuggets of insight I took away. We structured our time together around the recent Secrets from … Continue reading The 4 open source “secrets” your business requires
As we are approaching the end of an unusual year, a difficult 2020 with a global pandemic and high unemployment that has disrupted the lives of so many people, I’m reflecting on some of the positives that we can take … Continue reading 2020 The Year of AI Open-Source Software in the Mainframe
It would be fair to say we have had a difficult year. No individual has kept their routine, no family has avoided some upheaval or distress, no neighbourhood is without a sad tale, no business has survived unscathed – all … Continue reading 2020 Report Card: COBOL (still) Rocks…