It is interesting to note, as a postscript, that by the way, that the mainframe has exactly the right profile for being a successful cloud platform. It offers highly efficient virtualization and extremely efficient resource utilization (approaching 100%). It is energy efficient and occupies very little floor space. It’s highly secure and it can deliver 99.999% up-time – in a world where cloud providers typically offer only 99.9%.
Robin Bloor ist Mainframe-Enthusiast und in seinem Blog finden sich viele weitere lesenswerte Artikel aus der Mainframe Welt.