Chapter 2. Introducing the Mainframe

To understand what the mainframe offers to Linux, you need some basic knowledge of the mainframe's architecture and design. It is difficult to find a concise and easy-to-read mainframe overview. In this chapter, we provide a brief introduction for those who are new to the mainframe.

In this chapter, we discuss the following questions:

  • How did the mainframe develop?

  • What distinguishes the mainframe from other platforms?

  • What does the mainframe of today offer?

Linux on the Mainframe
Linux on the Mainframe
ISBN: 0131014153
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2005
Pages: 199 © 2008-2017.
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