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IT TODAY

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FEATURES
Application
Programmers
The application programmer can
expect a variety of useful software
running on Linux on System z
and Power Systems platforms.
The programming languages Ada,
Basic, C, C++, Fortran, Java*, PHP,
Perl and Python are supported.
Desktop environments like
GNOME and KDE are available
to developers, supporting both
compiled and dynamic languages.
As for integration software—
crucial for business process and
data exchange—IBM WebSphere*
MQ for Linux is an important
example because it helps business
applications exchange information
across different platforms.
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IBM Rational* Developer for
System z and Rational Developer
for Power Systems Software* are
important examples because
they can significantly reduce
the cost of application software
maintenance. For application
development using databases,
a variety of powerful products
are available, including IBM
DB2* Universal Database* for
Linux, Oracle on Linux and IBM
Informix*. For application management software, IBM Tivoli*
Monitoring for Transaction Performance provides an end-to-end
transaction-tracking tool that’s
useful for isolating problems.

System Programmers &
Technology Specialists
System programmers and
technology specialists have many
applications that run on Linux. For
systems and network management
tools, Tivoli Monitoring is an
example of an availability
management system that includes
automatic recovery. For system

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Editor's Desk: zBC12 doesn't skip a beat
IBM Perspective: Strengthening the experience
Techbits: A microscopic short film
Partner PoV: End-to-end transaction management helps uncover and address CPU challenges
Q&A: 'Father of DB2' Don Haderle looks back-- and to the future
IT Today: Linux support for applications offers a compelling advantage
Case Study: Right Time, Right Place: ARBURG uses mainframe technology and SAP software to create an information-centric environment
Cover Story: Introducing zBC12 and IBM zEnterprise Innovations: New platform extends enterprise-class technologies to clients of all sizes, System z GM Pat Toole says
Feature: Stand Out From the Crowd: Latest zEnterprise extends innovation, performance and security to help businesses differentiate their customer service
Tech Corner: New zEDC Express adapter compresses data faster while using less CPU
Administrator: SMC-R protocol strengthens data sharing performance while reducing CPU costs
Solutions: ZEN TRACE & SOLVE; MegaCryption; Universal SSH Key Manager; TestBase
Stop Run: DB2 pioneer dances his way across the country
Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
2014 Mainframe Solutions Edition
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - Editor's Desk: zBC12 doesn't skip a beat
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - IBM Perspective: Strengthening the experience
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - 9
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - Techbits: A microscopic short film
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - Partner PoV: End-to-end transaction management helps uncover and address CPU challenges
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - Q&A: 'Father of DB2' Don Haderle looks back-- and to the future
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - IT Today: Linux support for applications offers a compelling advantage
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - Case Study: Right Time, Right Place: ARBURG uses mainframe technology and SAP software to create an information-centric environment
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - Cover Story: Introducing zBC12 and IBM zEnterprise Innovations: New platform extends enterprise-class technologies to clients of all sizes, System z GM Pat Toole says
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - Feature: Stand Out From the Crowd: Latest zEnterprise extends innovation, performance and security to help businesses differentiate their customer service
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - Tech Corner: New zEDC Express adapter compresses data faster while using less CPU
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - 42
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - Administrator: SMC-R protocol strengthens data sharing performance while reducing CPU costs
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - 44
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - 45
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - Solutions: ZEN TRACE & SOLVE; MegaCryption; Universal SSH Key Manager; TestBase
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - 47
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - Stop Run: DB2 pioneer dances his way across the country
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - Cover3
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