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their software running on
Linux. IBM has support for
Linux across its middleware
and solutions including
Information Management,
Rational, Tivoli, WebSphere,
Lotus, Business Analytics
and Industry Solutions. IBM
has released more than 500
products supporting Linux. Read
about IBM Solutions for Linux in
systems, software and services
on page 12.
many Workloads for
Linux on z Systems
The depth of support for Linux
can be seen in the diversity of the
workloads that run on Linux. IBM
and other companies both big
and small, as well as open-source
projects supply this software.
The diversity is amazing, as
explained below.
Collaboration
Collaboration software is a
growing workload category.
Social enterprise software,
another way to describe
collaboration software, is
expected to grow more than
40 percent annually to reach
$4.5 billion in 2016. IBM
Domino*, IBM Connections
and IBM Sametime* products
are industry-leading examples
of well-known collaboration
software that run on Linux.
Open-source collaboration
software is also available
under various support models
from simple Web forums to
fee support with service-level
agreements. Many collaborative
applications are available from
a variety of organizations.
ResourceSpace, a Web-based
open-source solution, is a digital
asset management application
that has been evolving since
2006. ResourceSpace uses PHP,
MySQL, and the GD Graphics
Library and works with Web
server software like Apache.
Application Development
Applications have been developed
for more than 50 years, since
before there was OS/360 and
DOS/360, so this is a category
with a long and rich history.
Application development with
Linux running on the z Systems
platform is worthwhile because
you can provision virtual Linux
servers rapidly. Additionally,
you can totally isolate them yet
you can share data. This is the
architecture upon which you can
layer IBM development products
like Rational* ClearCase, Rational
Build Forge and Rational Team
Concert for z Systems.
Open-source projects offer
application development
tools. Eclipse, an integrated
development environment,
contains a base workspace and
a plugin system to extend the
supplied environment. Another
tool example is Trac, a wiki and
issue tracking system for software
development projects. Trac
also has an interface to Apache
Subversion, a software version
control system.
Business Analytics, Data
Warehousing and Data Serving
Business analytics, data
warehousing and data serving
management and the growing
portfolio products. IBM products
supporting this workload include
Cognos* Business Intelligence
for Linux on z Systems, SPSS*
Analytical Decision Management
for Linux on z Systems, SPSS
Modeler for Linux on z Systems
and SPSS Statistics for Linux on
z Systems solutions.
Open-source solutions are
readily available and many are
packaged as commercial products.
SpagoBI is an open-source BI
suite with support for more than
30 analytical engines including
reporting, mobile, office and
collaboration. Its software is open
source and support is provided
including usage support,
consulting and training.
Web Infrastructure-Supporting
Hardware, Software and
Conventions
When we consider z Systems
servers, we think about a system
that is unsurpassed in its support
of batch and online workloads.
Where does Web infrastructure fit?
Since the emergence of
client-server infrastructures
and applications, there has
developed a set of conventions
that have been hardened by
many IT organizations. These
are aspects of the business
intelligence (BI) workload that
enterprises are using to gain a
competitive edge. BI solutions on
z Systems make sense due to its
strength in security, availability,
performance, mixed workload
secure designs are a natural
home for Linux because they
involve multiple servers or server
images, each running an OS,
that support application servers,
database servers, load balancing
devices and firewalls. This is the
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Table of Contents
IBM Perspective: A mainframe built for Generation Z
Editor's Desk: Optimistic future
Partner PoV: Now is the time for multifactor authentication
Infographic: Myths, exaggerations and uncomfortable truths
Currents: TCO for an IBM z13 cloud is lower than an x86 or public cloud, according to an IBM study
R&D: IBM Research is working to better diagnose osteoporosis -- and make computing more economical
Cover Story: Mastering the Mainframe: IBM contest connects millennials to the mainframe and potential employers
Feature: The Millennial Career Guidebook: Six groups and resources to help mainframers starting their careers
Feature: Mainframe Within Reach: IBM provides a rich set of solutions designed to help new mainframe programmers
Tech Showcase: IBM X-Force report reveals challenges and strategies to succeed in the new computing environment
Tech Corner: New IBM z13 chip improves throughput and analytics performance
Solutions: ReACT V4.0; Ivory Service Architect V4.6
Stop Run: Running and fencing keep IBMer active
Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
2015 Mainframe Solutions Edition Product Index
Linux on z E-book
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Intro
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Cover1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Cover2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Table of Contents
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - IBM Perspective: A mainframe built for Generation Z
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Editor's Desk: Optimistic future
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 7
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Partner PoV: Now is the time for multifactor authentication
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 9
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Infographic: Myths, exaggerations and uncomfortable truths
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Currents: TCO for an IBM z13 cloud is lower than an x86 or public cloud, according to an IBM study
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 12
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 13
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 14
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 15
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - R&D: IBM Research is working to better diagnose osteoporosis -- and make computing more economical
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 17
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 18
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 19
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Cover Story: Mastering the Mainframe: IBM contest connects millennials to the mainframe and potential employers
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 21
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 22
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 23
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Feature: The Millennial Career Guidebook: Six groups and resources to help mainframers starting their careers
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 25
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 26
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 27
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 28
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 29
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Feature: Mainframe Within Reach: IBM provides a rich set of solutions designed to help new mainframe programmers
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 31
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 32
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Tech Showcase: IBM X-Force report reveals challenges and strategies to succeed in the new computing environment
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 34
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 35
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 40
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 41
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Tech Corner: New IBM z13 chip improves throughput and analytics performance
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 43
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 44
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 45
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 46
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Solutions: ReACT V4.0; Ivory Service Architect V4.6
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Stop Run: Running and fencing keep IBMer active
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Cover3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Cover4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - RF2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - Linux on z E-book
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2015 - 2015 Mainframe Solutions Edition Product Index
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