• July 9, 2020

Manage IMS performance spikes

“Why is it taking so much time?” is a common refrain among IMS administrators lately. The reason why things are taking longer is compounded because, while working from home, they don’t have access to what they were using before. Regardless, transaction volumes change for many reasons, including online sales, the need to access banking transactions […]

COUNTDOWN TO IBM THINK WITH IBM CHAMPION RON BISCEGLIA

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 […]

Adapting to the new normal: Remote work and the mainframe

Work from home has become an essential business proposition and it’s not just for today. It’s something that we’re going to live with for many years. As a result, we need to rethink how we’re connecting to the mainframe today. Accessing the mainframe First things first, a connection is necessary. Rocket BlueZone Web 3270 emulator. […]

Live from SHARE 2018 Sacramento: IMS Administration Tool, the Cockpit for the Modern IMS DBA

This week I had the pleasure of attending the SHARE Sacramento conference, speaking with customers and business partners, and presenting on a topic I am very passionate about, IMS and the new IBM IMS Administration Tool V1.1. In my mind this product is so significant because it represents IBM and Rocket’s continued commitment to innovation […]

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Live from SHARE 2017: Modern IMS Management

I’ve spent my entire career working in high-tech, and there’s one word I hear just about every day: modern. Whether it’s videogames, entertainment devices, mobile phones or complex computing systems, everyone wants to be on the cutting edge…and no one wants to be seen as being behind the times. Which brings me to what I […]

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Anthem, IBM, and IMS Tools: What I Did at IBM InterConnect 2017

This week I attended IBM InterConnect 2017 in Las Vegas for the first time. Like all of my fellow Rocketeers who were there I had a great opportunity to spend several days with Rocket’s customers, partners, and peers to discuss the ways our industry is changing, growing, and helping businesses thrive in uncertain times. The […]

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Hot, efficient IMS database management

As data volumes and streams continue to grow, driven by everything from online commerce to social media feeds, efficient database management is becoming ever more challenging for IT. And when you consider the realities of shrinking IT budgets and reductions in human resources and technical skills, automation emerges as a compelling solution. One enterprise customer […]