2015: The Year In Mainframe

Happy New Year! As we welcome in 2016 with a bang, us here at Mainframe debate wanted to first take a look back at the year that was in Mainframe. Here are the top 15 moments that defined mainframe in 2015 and have set the stage for an exciting 2016. # Working Ideas Launch of LinuxOne (#1) Death of Gene Amdalh (#2) Launch of z13: Arrival of zSystems (#5) Big Data Community Catches Onto Mainframes (#4) CA Gets New Mainframe GM: Ashok Reddy (#8) z/OS Gets New Pricing Model (#3) Millennials Aim to Master the Mainframe (#10) z/VSE FINALLY gets a … Continue reading 2015: The Year In Mainframe

1,001 Reasons Why The Class of 2015 Should Consider a Mainframe Career

It’s spring and in college towns across the country that means one thing: it’s graduation season. A time for family, celebration, and tons of pictures. This is perhaps truer in no place more so than Boston, a town with 250,000 college students. But walk into any bar or coffee shop around Tufts, BU, or any of the 35 colleges in the Boston area and you’re not likely to see a lot of students celebrating…yet. Why? Because many of them still have one BIG item left to check off their college bucket lists and that is finding a job. This year, … Continue reading 1,001 Reasons Why The Class of 2015 Should Consider a Mainframe Career