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…
As we engage with clients, one question is coming up more and more “How do I reduce my spend with Oracle?” some of the more disenfranchised clients are going further and asking IBM “how do I get out of ever … Continue reading STOP | DROP | SWAP – How to Reduce Your Oracle Spend in 3 Easy Steps.
It is November, and as I sit on my desk to write this blog, I see the beautiful colors of autumn through my window. The technology that is available for us today reminds me of one of Jim Bishop’s quotes: … Continue reading Open Source Driven Innovation: IBM Cloud Paks and Red Hat OpenShift 4.6 now available for IBM Z and LinuxONE
We at the Open Mainframe Project were blown away by the enthusiasm and community support at our inaugural Open Mainframe Summit. We are finishing up the event transparency report, which will provide a full breakdown of the event. Here are … Continue reading Open Mainframe Summit review…
We hear a lot of buzzwords in the industry right now, almost as if the buzzword engine is running on jet fuel. In your role as a senior leader in the IT function, how do you cut through the noise and … Continue reading Hybrid Multi-Cloud – The New Reality
On this day five years ago IBM launched LinuxONE, a new family of mission-critical Linux-only servers. In this blog, we plan to give you a behind the curtain view of how IBM brings to market a new product, discuss some … Continue reading LinuxONE is 5 Years Old Today!!!
You might have heard the buzz. Fully Homomorphic Encryption or FHE for short. An IBM Invented technology that has been slowly marching towards viability for over a decade. The math is complex, the engineering challenging, and many problems related to performance and memory consumption … Continue reading Fully Homomorphic Encryption comes to your Mainframe
I used to sell Itanium based systems running HP-UX back during my time at HP in the early 2000s so I have fond memories of how I was able to compete with confidence, knowing that I had a robust solution … Continue reading Death of HP-UX and Itanium
Breaking News: According to numerous top tier press articles literally, dozens of high-profile checkmark verified accounts, including those of Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Bill Gates, Kim Kardashian West, and Elon Musk as well as prominent Bitcoiners seemed to be compromised by … Continue reading Twitter Hack – How it could have been avoided
In the 2nd part of this two-part mini-series, I plan to cover how LinuxONE is a credible alternative to Oracle Exadata. If you want to read part 1 of the blog series where I covered the demise of Oracle’s SPARC based … Continue reading Alternatives to Oracle Hardware Platforms – Part 2