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There’s Life in the Old Dog Yet: Mainframes Are Gaining Ground — Also Thanks to Linux

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By: chabowski

April 24, 2017 1:25 pm

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This article has originally been published in German at DataCenter Insider with the title “Wie wunderbar sind Mainframes – dank Linux“. A huge “Thank You” to chief editor Ulrike Ostler for the permission to publish the article in English at the SUSE blog. Despite all the prophecies of doom, mainframes have never really “gone out of fashion”, and their …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, Technical Solutions

The Mainframe versus the Server Farm – A Comparison

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By: chabowski

April 24, 2017 6:49 am

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The following article has been contributed by Carla Schroder, Technical Writer at the SUSE Documentation Team. The original article has been published in German at DataCenter Insider. A big “Thank You” to chief editor Ulrike Ostler for the permission to publish the article in English at the SUSE blog.     Google, Facebook, and Twitter own giant …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

How to Set Up Your “Castle in the Cloud” – SUSE OpenStack Cloud and IBM z Systems

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By: chabowski

March 29, 2017 6:09 am

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Yes, yes, and yes. Will say: Yes I am sure you are somehow familiar with our award-winning SUSE OpenStack Cloud product. It provides an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) for your data center, with access to automated pools of IT resources to run applications. This gives you the flexibility to respond quickly and easily to new demands, providing the ideal …

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Categories: Expert Views, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, Technical Solutions

KVM and IBM z Systems: No Need to Niggle Thanks to New SUSE Best Practices

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By: chabowski

March 27, 2017 7:18 am

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Innovation is a key driver for SUSE, and our goal is to provide you with choice and flexibility. One technology where SUSE steadily invests – as a critical area of innovation – is virtualization. Over the past decade, SUSE has been a pioneer in helping to develop and commercialize enterprise virtualization technologies—especially the hypervisor. In …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

SUSE, IBM, and KVM: Powering the Future of the Mainframe

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By: chabowski

September 18, 2015 8:43 am

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NOTE: A huge “Thank You” to Mary Marks from the Alliance Marketing Team for her contributions to this blog post!   It´s available NOW! After the announcement at LinuxCon about a month ago, now you can get the advantage of mainframe computing with Linux using KVM. The increasing complexity and resulting costs of managing distributed servers forces companies to …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Here you go! Take SUSE Manager 2.1 for IBM z Systems

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By: chabowski

August 19, 2015 9:49 am

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According to a recent Forrester study, IT spends 70% of its budget on just maintaining their existing environment. And some customers tell us this percentage is even higher in their organizations. The reason is that data centers have become increasingly complex. New technologies and rapid data center development have created endless new opportunities, but also monitoring …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE Manager, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Top 6 Messages of the Recent IBM LinuxOne Mainframe Announcement

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By: chabowski

August 18, 2015 3:15 am

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Yesterday, at LinuxCon, IBM announced “a significant expansion of the mainframe’s strategy of embracing open source-based technologies and open-source communities” under the umbrella of the LinuxOne portfolio. However, it seems that there is a lot of confusion about the announcement, and I have been asked frequently during the past two days, what exactly the IBM …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, Technical Solutions

All About Innovation and Choice – Virtualization with KVM for IBM z Systems and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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By: chabowski

August 17, 2015 6:44 am

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You might experience it every day in your organization: your business is growing, your IT department must deal with new market requirements to support your key business, your administrators face an explosion of the distributed servers running a wide variety of mission-critical and lightweight applications. For your company, this results in ever-increasing hardware, software, data …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

15th anniversary for SUSE on z Systems: The Contest!

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By: Bryan Lunduke

July 29, 2015 11:48 am

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This year, we are celebrating 15 years of Linux powering z Systems mainframes.  And, to commemorate this most auspicious occasion, we are holding a contest with a seriously fantastic grand prize: airfare, hotel and pass to SUSECon 2015 in Amsterdam! SUSE has always had a special place in our hearts for the mainframe, beginning work with …

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Mainframes and System z in Today’s IT



By: linuxscribe

May 8, 2013 9:42 am

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There are other technologies out there that can do the job of a collection of x86 Linux machines – sometimes, even better. Consider the mainframe, which can still provide massive processing power, ease of management, and security.

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