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  • JCL help
    by mainframebug on 2024-03-01 at 05:42

    Scenario 1: In this one job, it closes and disables the region, then issues several jobs to delete and reallocate VSAM databases with COND= 0 EQ the previous step, via IEBGENERR. My task: Close and disable CICS region, delete and reallocate VSAM databases, Open and Enable region.

  • Rexx different string comparing as true
    by jm1tech on 2024-03-01 at 05:42

    I changed the hex string to a decimal using x2d to get around this, but why is the string not matching? If I change var1 to “0E01” it comes back as true also.

  • Anybody have Z990 parts they want to sell?
    by Minute_Objective_657 on 2024-03-01 at 05:42

    I need two MRUs (modular refrigeration units) for a Z990 I have. I would pay good money if anybody has one available. submitted by /u/Minute_Objective_657[link][comments]

  • Mixing Db2 Database Administration with DevOps – Part 1: Intro to DevOps
    by Craig S. Mullins on 2024-03-01 at 00:04

    To survive and thrive in the new digital economy requires that organizations adopt new and faster methods of developing, testing and delivering application software. Instead of long software development projects that may not deliver value for months, or perhaps even years (such as are common using the Waterfall development methodology), an agile DevOps approach delivers value quickly, and then incrementally over time.

  • Make analysis graphical easy icedirect
    on 2024-02-29 at 18:00

    We couldn’t extract the content of this article. Here is the URL so you can access it:https://techchannel.com/Enterprise/2/2024/make-analysis-graphical-easy-icedirect

  • COBOL File Matching Tutorial: A Comprehensive Guide. #COBOL
    by Mainframe Forum on 2024-02-29 at 15:47

    To implement file-matching logic in COBOL, it is common to sort and merge files based on key fields and then compare corresponding records to identify similarities or differences. This process is often used to merge files based on a key or to identify matching records between files.

  • Log-On Software Relaunches Support for Multiple IBM Solutions
    by Log-On on 2024-02-29 at 14:19

    Bedford, NH, February 29, 2024 – Log-On Software, a trusted industry leader in the mainframe solution space and provider of world-class z System solutions, announced renewed support for multiple IBM The post Log-On Software Relaunches Support for Multiple IBM Solutions appeared first on Planet Mainframe.

  • Anyone out there using git to manage cobol on mvs?
    by i_edit_text on 2024-02-29 at 12:27

    What sort of architecture are you using? submitted by /u/i_edit_text[link][comments]

  • DevOps or mainframe?
    by myuumo on 2024-02-29 at 12:27

    I’m a new grad that recently received 2 offers- Option 1: mainframe/SysOps engineer with a big bank Option 2: DevOps engineer with a fintech company I heard mainframe is here to stay and that there’s great job security in that field, but I’m just not sure if it’d be smart to start my career in mainframe. I’m trying to pick the best decision for my future career path. The pay is around the same and neither are remote positions. submitted by /u/myuumo[link][comments]

  • Development language(s)
    by Rough_Response7718 on 2024-02-29 at 12:27

    Hi! I am newish to mainframe development and have some questions. Obviously mainframes now can support pretty much any popular language via (primarily) language environment, python, java, C++ etc so is there any real reason to use the z/OS specific languages? Assembler/REXX primarily. I am sure there is functionality you miss out moving away from them, but how critical is that functionality and would it be worth the trade off to use a language with more resources online to learn? I am just curious on hearing developers opinions on this! submitted by /u/Rough_Response7718[link][comments]

  • International Business Machines Webinar: Linux on IBM Z and Linu – GuruFocus
    on 2024-02-28 at 23:15

    Thank you, and good morning, good afternoon, good evening, team, and happy LinuxONE 4 Express GA day. We are so happy to be here with you today, and we are streaming live from London.

  • SHARE Orlando Attendee Orientation
    by SHARE Association on 2024-02-28 at 20:21

    Will SHARE Orlando be your first in-person SHARE event? Or your first SHARE in-person event in a long time? Do you have questions about the event or just need to brush up on your conference knowledge before you register? The SHARE Orlando Attendee Orientation webinar will be your opportunity to learn everything you need to know to successfully attend this year’s conference. https://www.share.org/Events/SHARE-Orlando-2024/Activities

  • Mechanical Orchard updates mainframe migration with AI
    by Chris Mellor on 2024-02-28 at 16:02

    Two-year-old startup Mechanical Orchard migrates mainframe apps to the public cloud using generative AI technology. Mainframe systems are used by 44 out of the top 50 banks, ten out of ten top insurers, and 23 out of 25 top US retailers. Some 71 percent of the Fortune 500 are still reliant on mainframes, and spend

  • I am a Mainframer: Andre Clark
    by garyschillinger on 2024-02-28 at 15:53

    Step into the world of mainframe technology with the latest episode of the “I am a Mainframer” podcast! Host Steven Dickens of The Futurum Group engages in an insightful conversation… The post I am a Mainframer: Andre Clark appeared first on Open Mainframe Project.

  • I am a Mainframer Andre Clark
    by Open Mainframe Project on 2024-02-28 at 15:35

    Join us as we explore the future of mainframe technology through Clark’s insightful perspective on innovation and adaptation. Hosted by Steven Dickens, Senior Analyst at The Futurum Group, each episode is a conversation that highlights the modern mainframe, insight into the mainframe industry, and advice for those looking to learn more about the technology.

  • Arcati Mainframe Yearbook Trivia
    by Sonja Soderlund on 2024-02-28 at 15:07

    The 2024 Arcati Mainframe User Survey has landed, and this year marks the first year for the survey in its new home on the Planet Mainframe website. The survey offers The post Arcati Mainframe Yearbook Trivia appeared first on Planet Mainframe.

  • Micro-segmentation Keeps Sensitive Mainframe Data in Compliance
    by Vertali on 2024-02-27 at 18:19

    Executive Summary Mainframes hold an organization’s most critical and sensitive business data, making it crucial to ensure that data is secure and meets the strictest privacy regulations. Controlling access through The post Micro-segmentation Keeps Sensitive Mainframe Data in Compliance appeared first on Planet Mainframe.

  • Whitepaper – Micro-segmentation Keeps Sensitive Mainframe Data in Compliance
    by Vertali on 2024-02-27 at 16:54

    Mainframes hold an organization’s most critical and sensitive business data, making it crucial to ensure that data is secure and meets the strictest privacy regulations. Controlling access through network micro-segmentation The post Whitepaper – Micro-segmentation Keeps Sensitive Mainframe Data in Compliance appeared first on Planet Mainframe.

  • Ibm linuxone 4 express
    on 2024-02-27 at 06:33

    We couldn’t extract the content of this article. Here is the URL so you can access it:https://techchannel.com/Trends/02/2024/ibm-linuxone-4-express

  • IBM Db2 for z/OS Master Class 2024
    by Carol Davis-Mann on 2024-02-26 at 13:04

    If you are an experienced System or Database Administrator for Db2 on z/OS, you should consider attending the IBM Db2 for z/OS Master Class in 2024. This event offers an exceptional opportunity to enhance your knowledge of Db2 and benefit from high-quality education. The event will take place on two separate occasions in 2024, so The post IBM Db2 for z/OS Master Class 2024 appeared first on Triton Consulting.

  • JCL help
    by mainframebug on 2024-03-01 at 05:42

    Scenario 1: In this one job, it closes and disables the region, then issues several jobs to delete and reallocate VSAM databases with COND= 0 EQ the previous step, via IEBGENERR. My task: Close and disable CICS region, delete and reallocate VSAM databases, Open and Enable region.

  • Rexx different string comparing as true
    by jm1tech on 2024-03-01 at 05:42

    I changed the hex string to a decimal using x2d to get around this, but why is the string not matching? If I change var1 to “0E01” it comes back as true also.

  • Anybody have Z990 parts they want to sell?
    by Minute_Objective_657 on 2024-03-01 at 05:42

    I need two MRUs (modular refrigeration units) for a Z990 I have. I would pay good money if anybody has one available. submitted by /u/Minute_Objective_657[link][comments]

  • Mixing Db2 Database Administration with DevOps – Part 1: Intro to DevOps
    by Craig S. Mullins on 2024-03-01 at 00:04

    To survive and thrive in the new digital economy requires that organizations adopt new and faster methods of developing, testing and delivering application software. Instead of long software development projects that may not deliver value for months, or perhaps even years (such as are common using the Waterfall development methodology), an agile DevOps approach delivers value quickly, and then incrementally over time.

  • Make analysis graphical easy icedirect
    on 2024-02-29 at 18:00

    We couldn’t extract the content of this article. Here is the URL so you can access it:https://techchannel.com/Enterprise/2/2024/make-analysis-graphical-easy-icedirect

  • COBOL File Matching Tutorial: A Comprehensive Guide. #COBOL
    by Mainframe Forum on 2024-02-29 at 15:47

    To implement file-matching logic in COBOL, it is common to sort and merge files based on key fields and then compare corresponding records to identify similarities or differences. This process is often used to merge files based on a key or to identify matching records between files.

  • Log-On Software Relaunches Support for Multiple IBM Solutions
    by Log-On on 2024-02-29 at 14:19

    Bedford, NH, February 29, 2024 – Log-On Software, a trusted industry leader in the mainframe solution space and provider of world-class z System solutions, announced renewed support for multiple IBM The post Log-On Software Relaunches Support for Multiple IBM Solutions appeared first on Planet Mainframe.

  • Anyone out there using git to manage cobol on mvs?
    by i_edit_text on 2024-02-29 at 12:27

    What sort of architecture are you using? submitted by /u/i_edit_text[link][comments]

  • DevOps or mainframe?
    by myuumo on 2024-02-29 at 12:27

    I’m a new grad that recently received 2 offers- Option 1: mainframe/SysOps engineer with a big bank Option 2: DevOps engineer with a fintech company I heard mainframe is here to stay and that there’s great job security in that field, but I’m just not sure if it’d be smart to start my career in mainframe. I’m trying to pick the best decision for my future career path. The pay is around the same and neither are remote positions. submitted by /u/myuumo[link][comments]

  • Development language(s)
    by Rough_Response7718 on 2024-02-29 at 12:27

    Hi! I am newish to mainframe development and have some questions. Obviously mainframes now can support pretty much any popular language via (primarily) language environment, python, java, C++ etc so is there any real reason to use the z/OS specific languages? Assembler/REXX primarily. I am sure there is functionality you miss out moving away from them, but how critical is that functionality and would it be worth the trade off to use a language with more resources online to learn? I am just curious on hearing developers opinions on this! submitted by /u/Rough_Response7718[link][comments]

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