The Veristorm Blog: DB2

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

What is/are MIPS?

MIPS is an acronym for Millions of Instructions per Second, a measurement of processing power and CPU consumption. MIPS are typically associated with running critical enterprise applications on mainframe computers....

30 Dec, 2015

For enterprise users, mainframes need to interact with human operators and perform general business processing in real time. This involves short and fast units of work, conducted via a usable interface. Add data integrity and atomic transactions...