Veristorm Blog

31 Dec, 2015

There's no specific definition of what constitutes a z/OS utility program. The UNIX community considers many standard commands (including compilers, backup programs, filters, and many others) as utilities. To the z/OS community, these are simply...

31 Dec, 2015

Many users are still under the impression that mainframe management is an esoteric business requiring a team of lab-coated technicians. Yet, it's possible to reduce staff and save money through workload and server consolidation.

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31 Dec, 2015

As enterprises move many of their applications to the internet, it has become increasingly important to know how to deploy a web application on z/OS, and how to enable z/OS for serving web-based workloads.

Middleware products are used to...

31 Dec, 2015

Natural disasters, terrorist incidents, hacker attacks and other threats can make a mainframe system vulnerable to losses and interruptions. System downtime can have a negative impact on your business, affecting your ability to serve customers...

31 Dec, 2015

According to an IBM estimate, over 60% of online data resides on mainframes, so security is crucial to large and small businesses worldwide. Seen as a closed environment, mainframes are often considered immune to all kinds of risks, and...