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IT Leaders Cite Cloud Computing as Top Priority for 2017

Caroline L. Vitse

January 4, 2017

To gauge the technology directions its readers plan to take in 2017, we conducted an online poll in fall 2017.

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Realizing the Vision of Smart Cities

K.S. Ram Mohan

March 1, 2016

K.S. Ram Mohan describes smart cities and how they may come to life

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Sam Knutson Believes Collaboration Helps Mainframes Evolve

Reg Harbeck

January 16, 2016

Reg Harbeck talks with Sam Knutson, a prominent mainframer who has been involved in both the vendor side and private industry side on the platform. Listen to the interview via the orange play button or read the transcript below. Reg Harbeck: Hi, I'm here—this is Reg Harbeck. I'm here with Sam Knutson today and we […]

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Accessing the Data in Core Dumps

Mark J. Ray

January 22, 2006

If you're like most UNIX administrators, you probably have a crontab or some other housekeeping program that regularly searches your systems for core dumps, backs them up (maybe), and then deletes them. This leaves you to try to puzzle out their cause from information contained in the AIX error log. Of course, about half the […]

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Configuring MQ on iSeries

Michael Ryan

October 1, 2002

Computing professionals know about hardware and software. Another "ware" term, "middleware," is important when discussing systems integration. I define middleware as the tools needed to connect disparate systems. Middleware is software that manages several parts of a connection between systems-the physical and logical communications, data translation, error recovery, message sequencing and so on. A programmer […]

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IT Leaders Cite Cloud Computing as Top Priority for 2017

Caroline L. Vitse

January 4, 2017

To gauge the technology directions its readers plan to take in 2017, we conducted an online poll in fall 2017.

Articles

Realizing the Vision of Smart Cities

K.S. Ram Mohan

March 1, 2016

K.S. Ram Mohan describes smart cities and how they may come to life

Articles

Sam Knutson Believes Collaboration Helps Mainframes Evolve

Reg Harbeck

January 16, 2016

Reg Harbeck talks with Sam Knutson, a prominent mainframer who has been involved in both the vendor side and private industry side on the platform. Listen to the interview via the orange play button or read the transcript below. Reg Harbeck: Hi, I'm here—this is Reg Harbeck. I'm here with Sam Knutson today and we […]

Articles

Accessing the Data in Core Dumps

Mark J. Ray

January 22, 2006

If you're like most UNIX administrators, you probably have a crontab or some other housekeeping program that regularly searches your systems for core dumps, backs them up (maybe), and then deletes them. This leaves you to try to puzzle out their cause from information contained in the AIX error log. Of course, about half the […]

Articles

Configuring MQ on iSeries

Michael Ryan

October 1, 2002

Computing professionals know about hardware and software. Another "ware" term, "middleware," is important when discussing systems integration. I define middleware as the tools needed to connect disparate systems. Middleware is software that manages several parts of a connection between systems-the physical and logical communications, data translation, error recovery, message sequencing and so on. A programmer […]