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    In an interview, Cirba's CTO and co-founder discusses which workloads are suitable for mainframe zLinux, why analyzing workloads is important and how the z10 mainframe is different from the z9.

    Mark Fontecchio3,850 pointsBadges:
  • SUSE zLinux shops unfazed by Novell Attachmate deal

    Mainframe shops running SUSE as their zLinux distribution will wait to see in what direction new ownership takes the platform.

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  • Red Hat bolsters Linux for mainframes, tries to catch Novell

    In the Linux-on-the-mainframe market, Red Hat is catching up with Novell. If your mainframe shop is considering Linux on the IBM System z, this tip offers advice on choosing between Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Mainframe Computing and Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z.

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  • Novell SUSE Linux mainframe starter kit passes security muster

    Novell has released a starter kit to facilitate testing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on the mainframe.

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  • Oracle shop ditches Unix for Linux on the mainframe

    The province of Quebec is consolidating hundreds of Oracle database instances to Linux on a mainframe running z/VM, a move that will simplify database management and save it millions.

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  • Unix on the mainframe: IBM demos OpenSolaris

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  • NYSE unplugs last mainframe and reduces cost, speeds transactions

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    Mark Fontecchio3,850 pointsBadges:
  • IBM mainframe to be replaced by Oracle and Unix for ERP app

    Arrow Electronics is moving off its internally developed mainframe enterprise resource planning apps for Oracle and swapping out an IBM mainframe for AIX running on System p.

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  • Why would you like to run Linux on a mainframe?

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