Mainframes were supposed to fade away as the industry moved deeper into client/server computing, but rumours of its death turned out to be greatly exaggerated. IBM, among others, continues to do a brisk business in mainframes, and as enterprise architecture becomes increasingly consolidated the demand for big iron is on the rebound. There’s just one problem: the skill sets around mainframes haven’t kept up to date. That’s why Ryerson University’s Chang School of Continuing Education recently launched a certificate program in mainframe system computing.Click here to download.
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