IBM MTM: Part Three – Challenge #12

We’re in for a short blogpost. I thought those were long gone. Today I’m taking a look at virtualisation with z/VM. Actually the z/OS we’ve been working on was a virtual machine controlled by a single LPAR (logical partition). I’ve been wondering, there’s so much you can do with a mainframe, how on earth can … Continue reading IBM MTM: Part Three – Challenge #12

IBM MTM: Part Three – Challenge #11

Challenge 11… we’re getting there. From now on all following challenges will be about learning a new programming or scripting language. I’ll be shown how to compile, execute and debug a program/script. In this challenge I’ll be working with some C code. I’ve never written any C in my life, only C# but I doubt … Continue reading IBM MTM: Part Three – Challenge #11

IBM MTM: Part Three – Challenge #10

This challenge is a lot more difficult, in two ways even. It’s difficult because there’s no guidance and it’s difficult to write a blog about it as I’m not allowed to publish solutions. This time we need to locate invalid packed decimal data and fix it. I’ll need to execute a program called ICETOOL to display … Continue reading IBM MTM: Part Three – Challenge #10