Are there some advantages of mainframe over other OS?

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Are there some advantages of mainframe over other OS?

Postby V D Chauhan » Mon Feb 27, 2017 2:51 pm

Hi,

Are there some advantages of mainframe over other OS? What make it different from other platforms? Please share your experience. :unknown:




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Re: Are there some advantages of mainframe over other OS?

Postby enrico-sorichetti » Mon Feb 27, 2017 2:54 pm

Are there some advantages of mainframe over other OS?


a mainframe can run at least 4 different families of OS

zOS, zVM, zLinux, zTPF

You are comparing hardware and software

start from here
http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/abstracts/s ... .html?Open


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