Tech - Mainframe

The New IBM Mainframe z14 Is Here!

IBM has officially announced its latest enterprise mainframe server, the z14. A powerful addition to the z Systems mainframe family. Some of the IBM z14 feature highlights are: Trust – the foundation of digital relationships 100% encryption is 100% mainframe Real time insights and machine learning Lightning fast data access […]

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Using SUPERC to Search for Text Strings

SUPERC (super compare) is one of ISPF’s most useful utilities; It allows to compare datasets or search for text strings. Normally, SUPERC is used via ISPF panels but it can also be used in batch job. SUPERC is able to process: Sequential datasets Partitioned datasets (including individual members) Concatenated datasets […]

Tech - Mainframe

The Mainframe Story

I’ve always liked history. To know what the human race was able to achieve throughout the ages has always fascinated me. It’s no surprise then that being a mainframer at heart, I would be interested in knowing and sharing a bit of the mainframe history; it’s story. The following 5 […]

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Tech - IT Security

Password… the weakest link: the human factor

For many years, passwords have been the preferred method for users to authenticate and gain access to computer systems. It’s no surprise then that passwords should be kept secret. From a security perspective, passwords should be memorable for users, but also have a certain level of complexity to prevent hackers […]