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MVMUA meeting Jan 14, 2020

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Folks, we are cosponsoring the Jan 14th MVMUA meeting (http://mvmua.org/2020jan.html) that will be conducted at the Marist College Executive Center (https://www.marist.edu/nyc/about) located at 420 5th Ave (corner of 37th St and 5th Ave). Our very own Mark Tansey is on the agenda presenting the … Read More >

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OpenShift 4.2 for Linux on Z now available as a tech preview.

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OpenShift 4.2 for Linux on Z now available as a tech preview. Excerpt: “OpenShift 4 introduces automated installation, patching, and upgrades for every layer of the container stack from the operating system through application services. Try OpenShift 4 today and … Read More >

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Save the Date: 2020 VM Workshop June 18 – 20 at The Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio

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Dear z/VM, z/VSE, and Linux on IBM Z Systems Professionals and Enthusiasts, The 2020 VM Workshop dates have been set. The Workshop will be heading back to The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio for two and a half days … Read More >

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Article re OpenSource Models Improve Security, Collaboration, and Zowe

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http://ibmsystemsmag.com/IBM-Z/09/2019/open-source-models Open-Source Models Improve Security and Collaboration; Open source offers several benefits, including but not limited to security, freedom, transparency and collaboration. As the first open-source framework for z/OS*, Zowe is top of mind for many in the mainframe community. … Read More >

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Draft Redpaper – Introducing IBM Z System Recovery Boost

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– TITLE: Draft Redpaper – Introducing IBM Z System Recovery Boost – URL: http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/redpieces/abstracts/REDP5563.html?Open&myns=z000&mynp=OCHW11S&mynp=OCHW187&mync=E&cm_sp=z000-_-OCHW11S-OCHW187-_-E – ABSTRACT: In this IBM® Redpaper® publication, we introduce System Recovery Boost, which is a new function of the IBM z15. System Recovery Boost delivers substantially … Read More >

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Video interview with John Mertic from Open Mainframe Project at Open Source Summit NA (12 minutes)

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Linux Foundation Open Mainframe Project Director John Mertic was interviewed at the Open Source Summit by Swapnil Bhartiya, editor in chief, TFIR.io. (“News, Analysis, Interviews, Op-ed & Tutorials covering emerging technologies and open source”)   John discusses the growth of … Read More >

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IBM Z: Major Announcement this Thursday 9/12

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There is a major announcement for IBM Z on Thursday, September 12th!   If you are wondering what’s the latest technologies available on this platform, then don’t miss this webcast to become the first to hear this exciting news! Sign … Read More >

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 brief Introduction to IBM Z

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 brief Introduction to IBM Z Excerpt: “Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 is the intelligent OS for bare metal, virtual machine and cloud deployments both on and off premise. It provides the common foundation from bare … Read More >

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Optimizing PostgreSQL for Linux on IBM Z

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PostgreSQL provides an open source db alternative to Oracle and it works and performs well on LoZ. Also, because some of the developers at PostgreSQL were former Oracle developers, they designed PostgreSQL to be an easy migration effort from Oracle. … Read More >

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IBM White Paper; Understanding and removing barriers to the adoption of Pervasive Encryption

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Mark Moore from the IBM CPO wrote this white paper, Understanding and removing barriers to the adoption of Pervasive Encryption. Excerpt: ” The environment in which data security strategies are being determined is decidedly hostile. The number of breaches is … Read More >

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