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
This is the first part of a 2 part mini-series covering the transition clients are making from Oracle hardware platforms to more open source-based systems. This first blog will cover the demise of Oracle SPARC based systems running Solaris Since the … Continue reading Alternatives to Oracle Hardware Platforms – Part 1
Confused? You have been We’ve all heard of 20:20 vision. The ultimate in clarity. Ironic then perhaps that 2020 is rapidly becoming the year for confusion and chaos and that we’re all secretly begging for 2021 to make haste. Not … Continue reading Have you fixed your view?
In parts 1 and 2 of this blog series Steven Dickens covered his views on when to buy LinuxONE and when not to. In this blog, I plan to cover a more technical perspective on where LinuxONE is a good … Continue reading 9 out of 10 times you should NOT buy LinuxONE – Part 3
Today’s IT organisations are still managing in-house infrastructure and applications while also being asked to manage ever-increasing business demands and deal with external challenges that a few months ago were not even on the radar oftentimes without additional resources. Many … Continue reading LinuxONE the perfect choice for your UNIX migration
In the first blog of this 2-part mini-series I put forward the analogy that choosing server and cloud consumption models was analogous to transportation. Commodity x86 servers were the car in my analogy, public cloud was represented by Uber and … Continue reading 9 times out of 10 you should NOT buy LinuxONE – Part 2