Mainframe cloud computing?

Thursday Sep 17th 2009 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

The venerable 360 architecture is more cloud-ready than x86.

[From NetworkWorld]

Okay, I'm sold on the cloud vision but there are far more technical hurdles to jump over than the tech industry is willing to admit. That said, the IBM System z (the great-great grand child of the 360 if I'm correct) may be far more technically suitable for cloud computing in the near-term.

The article continues at http://www.networkworld.com/community/node/45267

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