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The Evolution of Mainframe Education: A Follow-Up

Patrick Stanard

November 29, 2023

Kyndryl works hard to provide opportunities for young people in the field of mainframe technology. Although many mainframers are approaching retirement, Kyndryl is smashing that paradigm. Last year, I wrote an article on the first Kyndryl Internship. I thought it was very important to pen a follow-up to that article, as this topic could not […]

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The Importance of the Old Guard on the Mainframe

Eric Baumgardner

May 3, 2023

As many mainframers are starting to notice, a significant number of experts in the field are opting for a relaxing retirement. Many businesses saw this coming, but they have had no obvious solution. The lack of young mainframe talent is now a real issue with this tidal wave of retirees. Experienced mainframers passing their knowledge […]

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Seeing the World Via the Mainframe

Reg Harbeck

April 4, 2022

Reg Harbeck: Hi, I'm Reg Harbeck, and today I'm here with my colleague and co-author Karl-Erik Stenfors, who has been in the mainframe space for a very good long time. Well Karl-Erik, let's start by telling us about how did you end up on the mainframe?   Karl-Erik Stenfors: Well, a bit of a point. […]

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Jeff Cherrington on Rocket Software’s Evolution and IBM Z Contributions

Reg Harbeck

January 31, 2022

Reg Harbeck: Hi, this is Reg Harbeck and today I'm here with my friend and colleague Jeff Cherrington who is the vice president of product management, Z Systems—I think I missed a word or two there—at Rocket Software. So, Jeff, I guess what we're going to talk about today is just the whole journey that Rocket […]

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Of Wildcards, Regular Expressions and Mainframe Security

Reg Harbeck

September 14, 2021

As Sigmund Freud might say if he were alive today, “Sometimes, a dash is just a dash.” Of course, if he did, he’d likely be talking about one of the two wildcard characters that do all the heavy lifting in CA ACF2.   That’s right: ACF2 only has two wildcard characters—or actually, fewer than two: […]

Articles

The Evolution of Mainframe Education: A Follow-Up

Patrick Stanard

November 29, 2023

Kyndryl works hard to provide opportunities for young people in the field of mainframe technology. Although many mainframers are approaching retirement, Kyndryl is smashing that paradigm. Last year, I wrote an article on the first Kyndryl Internship. I thought it was very important to pen a follow-up to that article, as this topic could not […]

Articles

The Importance of the Old Guard on the Mainframe

Eric Baumgardner

May 3, 2023

As many mainframers are starting to notice, a significant number of experts in the field are opting for a relaxing retirement. Many businesses saw this coming, but they have had no obvious solution. The lack of young mainframe talent is now a real issue with this tidal wave of retirees. Experienced mainframers passing their knowledge […]

Podcasts

Seeing the World Via the Mainframe

Reg Harbeck

April 4, 2022

Reg Harbeck: Hi, I'm Reg Harbeck, and today I'm here with my colleague and co-author Karl-Erik Stenfors, who has been in the mainframe space for a very good long time. Well Karl-Erik, let's start by telling us about how did you end up on the mainframe?   Karl-Erik Stenfors: Well, a bit of a point. […]

Podcasts

Jeff Cherrington on Rocket Software’s Evolution and IBM Z Contributions

Reg Harbeck

January 31, 2022

Reg Harbeck: Hi, this is Reg Harbeck and today I'm here with my friend and colleague Jeff Cherrington who is the vice president of product management, Z Systems—I think I missed a word or two there—at Rocket Software. So, Jeff, I guess what we're going to talk about today is just the whole journey that Rocket […]

Sponsored Content by
Rocket Software - IBM Z/mainframe

Articles

Of Wildcards, Regular Expressions and Mainframe Security

Reg Harbeck

September 14, 2021

As Sigmund Freud might say if he were alive today, “Sometimes, a dash is just a dash.” Of course, if he did, he’d likely be talking about one of the two wildcard characters that do all the heavy lifting in CA ACF2.   That’s right: ACF2 only has two wildcard characters—or actually, fewer than two: […]