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binary2csv

This program converts a MVS Binary file to a CSV file based on its associated copybook. A binary file is a raw file in its original...

July 10, 2011 by jkje

FotoSaver

Fotosaver stores an almost unlimited number of photos--each with a title and text--in a FotoAlbum. The FotoAlbum can make two- and...

December 13, 2007 by Mainframe Data

CBA employs virtualisation to aid consolidation

The Commonwealth Bank will rationalise its data processing centres, mainframes and servers over the next few years as the bank improves efficiency and cut costs.In a conference call that followed the bank's EDS contract extension announcement on Friday, technology executive Michael Harte said that reducing the number of legacy systems was the key to reducing costs.

July 3, 2006 by

Wal-Mart's data store is 460 TB

In an article on Wal-Mart's massive data collection, The New York Times notes that Wal-Mart has 3,600 stores, 100 mln customers weekly and 460 terabytes of customer data stored on the company mainframes.

November 14, 2004 by

Weinbach transforms Unisys

In an exclusive Face to Face interview, Unisys Chairman and CEO Larry Weinbach tells ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber about how he has moved the company away from selling mainframes and PCs and put the emphasis on high-end multiprocessor Windows servers. Weinbach talks about his big bet on Windows in the data center, scaling up versus scaling out server architectures and the current climate for information technology spending.

October 15, 2003 by

Weinbach transforms Unisys

In an exclusive Face to Face interview, Unisys Chairman and CEO Larry Weinbach tells ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber about how he has moved the company away from selling mainframes and PCs and put the emphasis on high-end multiprocessor Windows servers. Weinbach talks about his big bet on Windows in the data center, scaling up versus scaling out server architectures and the current climate for information technology spending.

October 1, 2003 by

IBM Upgrading DB2's Capabilities

IBM is trying to employ its heavyweight status to advantage as it weighs in with a series of business intelligence announcements that upgrade what can be done with its DB2 database system."Seventy percent of all data is on IBM mainframes," noted Janet Perna, IBM general manager of database tools, and the ability to scale both platforms and data querying systems "is clearly in demand" with the movement of commerce to the Web.

July 28, 2000 by

Present at the creation -- a cyber tour

BOSTON -- Some of the names, such as Tim Berners-Lee and Bill Gates, are well-known even beyond the technology world. But what about Richard Hamming, the man responsible for the data stream error-correction utility that transformed temperamental mainframes into reliable tools?

November 13, 1997 by

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