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Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
October 4, 2021

Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: October 4, 2021. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.

News Flashes

BMC has announced the acquisition of StreamWeaver, a software company that helps enterprises achieve their end-to-end observability, AI operations (AIOps), cloud migration, and cost reduction goals with extensive data integration capabilities.

IBM and Linux Foundation AI and Data (LFAI and Data) have joined together to create a "one-stop shop" for trusted data and AI artifacts in order to reduce duplication across teams when creating assets, as well as mitigate traceability, governance, risk management, lineage tracking, and metadata collection issues.  

McNeely Technology Solutions, based in Dallas, Tex., has announced expansion of its database services, with the addition of support for Db2 LUW. Db2 LUW is part of the Db2 family of database products designed to run on many popular operating systems including Linux, IBM AIX, and most Windows systems. In response to a client request for support for Db2 LUW McNeely Tech piloted this service successfully and is now offering this added service to all customers.

The Open Mainframe Project recently announced record growth in contributions with more than 105.31 million lines of code written and more than 9,600 commits submitted by Open Mainframe Project communities so far this year. This is 100% more code than last year with an increased number of active participants in the 20 project and working groups. These numbers will only increase as Open Mainframe continues to be the cornerstone of governance and innovation for modernizing the mainframe and its path to IoT, Cloud and Edge Computing.

News From SHARE

The Z Ambassadors play a key role in their local student community in advocating for IBM Z technologies and enterprise computing. Each Z Ambassador not only builds the IBM Z Global Student Hub community but also spreads the word about Hour of Z and other learning opportunities.

Think About It

Unlike their historical ancestors who carried out their acts during a violent war, today's pirates of the information superhighway hone their skills so that they can attack remotely when war is imminent or whenever else they wish.