IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - SE3

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System z
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When you consolidate servers using
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Boost Your Mainframe
Workload Image
Deployments: SUSE
Studio
SUSE Studio provides an easy way to
create, maintain and deploy System z

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workload images by automating routine,
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Hybrid Computing:
with IBM zEnterprise
System and SUSE Linux
Enterprise Server
IBM zEnterprise System combines heterogeneous architectures into a “system of
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013

Table of Contents
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
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - Intro
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - Cover1
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - Table of Contents
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - Editor's Desk: zBC12 doesn't skip a beat
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - 7
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
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - 11
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 - 14
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - 15
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 - 18
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - 19
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 - 22
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - 23
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 - 39
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - Tech Corner: New zEDC Express adapter compresses data faster while using less CPU
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - 41
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
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - Cover4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition - September/October 2013 - 2014 Mainframe Solutions Edition
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