Article – April 1993

Let MVS be the Data Server

By Steve Force

Let’s face it. MVS-based systems have an identity crisis. One faction believes they can do the job of data processing better on distributed platforms rather than on MVS. Users have their pet software products and natural preferences as to which hardware platform and and operating system environment to use. And it seems that the bean counters and budget meisters concur, allowing this to happen.

If the data processing trend seems to be getting away from the MVS operating system environment, what is the value in keeping MVS? ..

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