• February 22, 2020

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COUNTDOWN TO IBM THINK WITH IBM CHAMPION DOUG ANDERSON

This year, a record-breaking number of Rocket employees were named as 2020 IBM Champions—13 to be exact. To celebrate our ongoing partnership with IBM, and our dedication to innovation, legacy technologies and legendary results, we want to highlight them.  Over the next weeks, we will count down to IBM THINK with each of the 2020 […]

Community

COUNTDOWN TO IBM THINK WITH IBM CHAMPION PAUL BARTAK

This year, a record-breaking number of Rocket employees were named as 2020 IBM Champions—13 to be exact. To celebrate our ongoing partnership with IBM, and our dedication to innovation, legacy technologies and legendary results, we want to highlight them.  Over the next 13 weeks, we will count down to IBM THINK with each of the […]

IBM Champions

Celebrating Our 2020 IBM Champions

It is one thing to recognize your colleagues and their contributions internally, but it is quite another when the recognition comes from the broader technical community out there. I’m especially proud this year, as 13 of our Rocketeers were named to IBM’s 2020 Class of Champions—the most to be named from a single company! This […]

HADR

Preparing for the Worst

At a previous job, one of our systems notified us there had been a disk failure. I was not too concerned, as we had redundancy built into the disk array. In short order; however, we had several other disks fail, and the system came down hard. We would later find out there was a manufacturing […]

Mainframe

Rocket BlueZone 8.1.0 is now available! See what’s new.

Our customers want to provide their employees, and ultimately their own customers and partners, the best experiences they can. In order to do that, they need to be able to quickly and efficiently manage and administer their Rocket BlueZone® deployments. For the customers of Rocket BlueZone Terminal Emulation, connecting their users to host systems is […]

Mainframe

One String to Rule Them All

String literals are quite a common feature in most code—from error messages, to exception text, to trace data, to prompts and informational text—it’s rare to find a significant span of code that doesn’t contain string literals. JavaScript is, of course, no exception and historically a JavaScript coder had two options for string literals: putting them […]

Application Modernization

Application Modernization

Inspiring the Next Generation of Rocketeers

Like many people, the end of the year is always a time where I find myself reflecting on the past year’s successes and looking ahead in anticipation of the goals we’ll achieve. While I’ve talked about Rocket’s exciting next chapter and have often discussed our vision internally, I recently had the opportunity to share our […]

Rocket.Build

Events

Rocket.Build 2019: Bigger and better

As I reflect on how far Rocket.Build has come, I can’t help but think back to the very first coding challenge we hosted in 2013. What started as a small hackathon during the annual Rocket Leadership Summit in Boston has grown to a series of global events that I look forward to every year. From […]