Connecting Giants: Unveiling the World of Mainframe Middleware (Paperback)

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Connecting Giants: Unveiling the World of Mainframe Middleware (Paperback)


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As we dive into the digital era, businesses are racing to transform their IT infrastructure to keep pace with the growing demands of the interconnected world. Mainframe systems, a stalwart of the computing world, are not an exception to this transformation. They have and continue to play a critical role in our everyday lives - powering key sectors like finance, healthcare, transportation, and even our government.

While mainframes are renowned for their unparalleled processing power, scalability, and resilience, they alone are not enough to bridge the gap between the burgeoning technological demands and the decades-old legacy systems. This is where middleware, the unsung hero of mainframe computing, comes into play.

Middleware, as the name suggests, sits in the middle, serving as a connective layer between various software applications and operating systems. This invisible glue in mainframe systems is an enabler - facilitating communication, ensuring seamless integration, and enhancing security. Yet, despite its pivotal role, middleware often remains underappreciated and misunderstood.

This book " Connecting Giants: Unveiling the World of Mainframe Middleware" seeks to shed light on the complex world of middleware in mainframe environments. It covers the historical context, fundamental concepts, different types, applications, and the future of mainframe middleware. The book also includes detailed discussions on middleware protocols, standards, security considerations, and the exciting potential of cloud integration.

Whether you are a seasoned IT professional, a student diving into the world of mainframe computing, or a curious onlooker, this book aims to equip you with a comprehensive understanding of mainframe middleware. It is designed to be both a guide for the uninitiated and a reference for the experienced.

Product Details ISBN: 9789815164923
ISBN-10: 9815164929
Publisher: Ricardo Nuqui
Publication Date: June 19th, 2023
Pages: 214
Language: English