TITLE

Big iron gets big performance bump

AUTHOR(S)
Borzo, Jeanette
PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
Network World;05/10/99, Vol. 16 Issue 19, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features the S/390 Parallel Enterprise Server Generation 6 (G6), a mainframe line from IBM. Target customers; Upgrade of the S/390's operating system software OS/390; Purpose of the upgrade; Capabilities; Key features of the software.
ACCESSION #
2621363

 

Related Articles

  • IBM launches next-generation mainframes. Scannell, Ed // InfoWorld;05/11/98, Vol. 20 Issue 19, p12 

    Features International Business Machines Corp.'s S/390 Generation 5 Servers, a series of mainframes that are twice as fast as the host-based systems announced in 1997. Capabilities; Description of the CMOS chips used in the series; Contact information.

  • IBM upgrades System/390 G3 server mainframe host. Scannell, Ed // InfoWorld;12/02/96, Vol. 18 Issue 49, p18 

    Reports on International Business Machines' (IBM) enhancement of its System/390 G3 servers by upgrading its single 10-way RY4 Model chip. Flexibility of the chip' design; IBM's capability to sort out a higher yield of chips with faster cycle times; Use of the CMOS-based G3 servers in...

  • IBM S/390 mainframes target e-commerce. Scannell, Ed // InfoWorld;06/16/97, Vol. 19 Issue 24, p56 

    Reports on International Business Machines' unveiling of its S/390 Generation 4 Series. Positioning of the mainframes as a platform for securely launching or improving electronic-commerce ventures; Security features; Unveiling of version 2.0 of OS/390 operating system; Hardware improvements.

  • IBM works around glitches in low-end S/390 server. Lelii, Sonia R. // PC Week;03/13/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p15 

    Reports that IBM Corp. has resumed shipments of its S/390 Multiprise 3000 enterprise server. Software glitch that can cause the machine to shut down; Replacement of the digital audio tape drive and the corresponding adapter card; Consequences for IBM of having mainframe glitches.

  • IBM unveils 1B-transistor G5 mainframe. Morrison, Gale // Electronic News;05/11/98, Vol. 44 Issue 2218, p1 

    Features G5, the International Business Machines Corp.'s (IBM) S/390 mainframe. Key specifications; Silicon componentry; All custom design; Captive packaging resources; G5 module's ability for floating point processing; Input/output (I/O) and memory bandwidth; Key competitions of IBM.

  • IBM preps mainframe OLAP. Krill, Paul // InfoWorld;06/08/98, Vol. 20 Issue 23, p24 

    States that IBM Corp. will port its DB2 OLAP Server online analytical processing software to its System/390 computer. Benefits of the move to users; Background on the DB2 OLAP database.

  • IBM big iron gains power, adds Web links. Scannell, Ed // InfoWorld;9/16/96, Vol. 18 Issue 38, p45 

    Reports on International Business Machines Corp.'s launch of a two-pronged S/390 Parallel Enterprise Server Generation 3 mainframe strategy. Release of a high-end line aimed at corporate accounts craving for heavy-duty transaction-processing power; Introduction of a low-end line that offers an...

  • IBM aims low with mainframes. Scannell, Ed // InfoWorld;09/20/99, Vol. 21 Issue 38, p8 

    Announces the launching of IBM S/390 Multiprise 3000, a series of mainframe systems. Software to which the series will be bundled; Remarks from Joe Reynolds, a system designer at a regional insurance company, on S/390; What the Start Now for Net.Commerce for OS/390 package includes.

  • IBM's G6: Copper is King. Ascierto, Jerry // Electronic News;05/10/99, Vol. 45 Issue 19, p26 

    Presents information on the S/390 G6 computer server of IBM Corp. Capabilities of the server; Features of the server; Technology used in the development of the product.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics