Monthly Archives: April 2018

NY Metro NaSPA Chapter Meeting, 18 April, 2018

If you joined us for last week’s NY Metro NaSPA Chapter meeting, you got to hear four outstanding z/OS sessions on topics ranging from the deeply internal to the latest functions available on z/OS. If you were not able to … Read More »

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2018 ECC NATIONAL CONFERENCE – Call for Papers!

Folks, Vicom Infinity is a Bronze Sponsor of the Marist College 2018 ECC National Conference. Please mention this conference to our clients. We are also representing/presenting on behalf of the Linux Foundation Open Mainframe Project. Please let me know if … Read More »

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4 Unbeatable Benefits of the New IBM z14 ZR1 Processor

4 Unbeatable Benefits of the New IBM z14 ZR1 Processor by Bob Yee Not a year after IBM announced the z14 mainframe—a new computing model packing several performance optimizations and unprecedented encryption capabilities—the company is releasing a “mini-me” of its … Read More »

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VM Workshop 2018 – Do you have interesting and exciting experiences you would like to share?

Interested in what Greensboro, NC?  Check out this write-up, city #3! Marc I. Smith VM Workshop Communications Committee | IBM Z Champion Regards, Len   Leonard J. Santalucia CTO | Business Development Manager | Certified Specialist | IBM Champion Vicom Infinity, Inc. … Read More »

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Reminder: No-Charge Velocity Software Performance Class for z/VM and Linux on Z – June 26th & 27th, 2018

Once again Velocity Software is offering their famous Performance Class for z/VM and Linux on Z on June 26th & 27th, 2018. The class will be held prior to the VM Workshop at the North Carolina A&T State University in … Read More »

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New Redbooks – IBM Z Functional Matrix, IBM z14ZR1 Technical Intro, GDPS Family Intro To Concepts and Capabilities,

– TITLE: IBM Z Functional Matrix – ABSTRACT: This IBM® Redpaper™ publication provides a list of features and functions that are supported on IBM Z, including the IBM z14<Superscript>(z14) – Machine types 3906 and 3907, IBM z13<Superscript>TM(z13®), IBM z13s™(z13s), IBM zEnterprise® … Read More »

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Skills and Training Improvement Opportunities

Excerpt: “If you have been following my prior Destinationz blog posts, you will know that I’m an advocate for spreading the word to students regarding the growing skills needs surrounding the mainframe. With the introduction of the IBM z14 system and its pervasive … Read More »

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FW: IBM Blockchain online training and resources links

Many of you are getting started on Blockchain and looking for more information. I put together the following IBM technical online courses and resources that are available. Please share this with your technical team. The Essentials course is basic and … Read More »

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Why You Need a Network Documentation Library; Getting Hands on With Db2 for z/OS

Welcome to the newly redesigned Z EXTRA. It’s got the same types of great content you expected from Mainframe EXTRA but with a new streamlined look that is easier to navigate. As an added bonus, we’ll be giving you three Z … Read More »

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When DevOps-guru Comp Sci Grads Discover the Mainframe Is Cool

When DevOps-guru Comp Sci Grads Discover the Mainframe Is Cool by Keith Sisson I was recently in Sacramento attending the SHARE mainframe conference. It’s always a pleasure to see customers, colleagues and other people interested in all things mainframe. It … Read More »

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