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News in the Mainframe Space

Update on the z14

Clipper Group article on the z14 – Craig Mullins provided some insight for us last week in his z14 article, and now the folks at the Clipper Group add some more information- expanding somewhat on machine learning and some comparisons to z13 and z12. Check out their interesting article: IBM z14 — The New Standard for Modern Digital Enterprises.

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Blockchain — More Secure with Mainframe Systems

Interesting article by Stephen D. Bartlett at the Clipper Group about running Blockchain on the mainframe: IBM’s Blockchain Initiatives — More Secure with Mainframe Systems.

How IBM Mainframes Support the Blockchain Process Model
The assurance of a secure environment and very fast and efficient cryptographic processing are essential elements of the Blockchain model. It can be strongly argued that IBM mainframe security technologies, particularly those embodied in the latest generation of z Systems, the z13 , z13s and LinuxONE family, are the “gold standard” for the IT industry with respect to these important requirements.

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Linux on z Systems eBook

A special edition of IBM Systems Magazine focuses on Linux on z Systems. Some interesting articles:

  • a foundation for blockchain
  • consolidating Linux workloads at a lower cost
  • enablement of the API economy
  • advantages over scale-out servers
  • much more

Here’s the link:
http://www.ibmsystemsmagmainframedigital.com/nxtbooks/ibmsystemsmag/mainframe_linuxsupp/