Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) Podcast, Episode 74: DevOps for Mainframes

This morning on our Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) podcast, we discussed DevOps in a Mainframe world.

In the 1960 and 70’s, Mainframes ruled the data center. They are a big beasts for sure, but they are not necessarily dinosaurs.

Powering some of the largest sites and operations in the world – Mainframes get the work done and are here to stay for both legacy and new, large scale applications.

  • How can you modernize Mainframe-based applications?
  • Can DevOps ways of working coexist with Mainframe?
  • What are some challenges and common patterns you’ll likely see on your journey?

Our panelists were:

Robert Stroud
Robert Stroud
Principal Analyst, I&O, Forrester. Immediate Past ISACA Intl President. DevOps, Agile, Cybersecurity, IoT, SDDC, Governance, Security & ITSM
@RobertEStroud forrester.com/Robert-Stroud
Glenn Everitt
Glenn Everitt
Technical Strategist driving the value of digital velocity across platforms great and small
@glenneveritt insidetechtalk.com
Santosh Vaswani
Santosh Vaswani
Technical Manager of Validation & Verification at eInfochips. Focuses on designing automation frameworks for firmware, Web-Based, Desktop and Mobile Apps.
@ei_santosh einfochips.com/blog/author/santosh-vaswani/

Watch the replay of the episode:


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On the next episode of Continuous Discussions (#c9d9):

Episode 75: Monitoring and DevOps

Join us on Tuesday, August 8 to discuss best practices for DevOps monitoring – what to listen for, how to monitor, and how to use this data to optimize your delivery pipelines and operations.

This episode will feature:  

 

Andi Mann
Andi Mann
Chief Technology Advocate at Splunk, a technology executive with global expertise as a strategist, innovator, marketer, and communicator.
@AndiMann blogs.splunk.com/author/amann/
Andreas Grabner
Andreas Grabner
Technology Strategist at Dynatrace. Software Geek & Salsa Dancer
@grabnerandi blog.dynatrace.com
Mark Burgess
Mark Burgess
Emeritus Prof. Computing, Information physicist, applying Promise Theory to Smart Spaces, Futurist, Founder/creator of CFEngine, technologist, author, musician
@markburgess_osl markburgess.org/blog.html
Torsten Volk
Torsten Volk
Managing Research Director for Hybrid Cloud, the Software Defined Data Center, Machine Learning and Cognitive Computing at Enterprise Management Associates.
@TorstenVolk markburgess.org/blog.html
J. Paul Reed
J. Paul Reed
Build & release engineering / DevOps / human factors; Managing Partner at Release Engineering Approaches: Simply ship. Every time. @ShipShowPodcast alum.
@jpaulreed medium.com/@jpaulreed

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Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) podcasts air every other Tuesday. See all episodes here.

Anders Wallgren

Anders Wallgren is Chief Technical Officer of Electric Cloud. Anders brings with him over 25 years of in-depth experience designing and building commercial software. Previously, Anders held executive and management positions at Aceva, Archistra, Impresse, Macromedia (MACR), Common Ground Software and Verity (VRTY). Anders holds a B.SC from MIT.

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