Jeremy Hamilton – BMC Blogs https://www.bmc.com/blogs BMC Software Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:55:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://blogs.bmc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/bmc_favicon-300x300-150x150.png Jeremy Hamilton – BMC Blogs https://www.bmc.com/blogs 32 32 The Subsystem Service Model Brings Agility, Efficiency, and Costs Savings to the Mainframe https://www.bmc.com/blogs/the-subsystem-service-model-brings-agility-efficiency-and-costs-savings-to-the-mainframe/ Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:00:41 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=11321 For the computing world, the term “service” has taken on many different forms. Service Orientated Architecture, Software as a Service, and many others have changed the way we view the computer world. In its simplest form, creating a computing service is simply decoupling service consumers from service providers. The service providers and consumers can be […]]]> The Subsystem Service Model: SOA for Mainframe Environments https://www.bmc.com/blogs/the-subsystem-service-model-soa-for-mainframe-environments/ Thu, 27 Jul 2017 06:59:11 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=10971 Service Orientated Architecture (SOA) has emerged as a popular standard to “modernize” legacy mainframe applications into today’s infrastructures. However, mainframes are often viewed as only “black box” service providers to the loosely coupled distributed applications. As a result, the efficiencies of SOA have not been realized on the mainframe itself. The Subsystem Service Model (SSM), […]]]> Mainframe MLC, Jobs/STCs, and Neapolitan Ice Cream – Part 3: Scoop and Serve https://www.bmc.com/blogs/mainframe-mlc-jobsstcs-neapolitan-ice-cream-part-3-scoop-serve/ Fri, 02 Sep 2016 16:26:15 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=9732 This is a special 3-part blog series focused on helping you better understand the best practices for identifying key drivers of your mainframe costs, using the most efficient technology available today. In part 1, I used the analogy of “Neapolitan ice cream” to describe how to look at the workloads running in the peak 4-hour […]]]> Mainframe MLC, Jobs/STCs, and Neapolitan Ice Cream – Part 2: What Drives Peak and Monthly Cost? https://www.bmc.com/blogs/mainframe-mlc-jobsstcs-neapolitan-ice-cream-part-2-drives-peak-monthly-cost/ Thu, 21 Jul 2016 09:42:43 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=9584 This is a special 3-part blog series focused on helping you better understand the best practices for identifying key drivers of your mainframe costs, using the most efficient technology available today. What is Running in the Peak R4HA? There is a wide array of applications, dependencies, and SLAs in every mainframe environment. Most mainframe shops […]]]> Mainframe MLC, Jobs/STCs, and Neapolitan Ice Cream – Part 1: How to Choose? https://www.bmc.com/blogs/mainframe-mlc-jobsstcs-neapolitan-ice-cream-part-1-choose/ Wed, 13 Jul 2016 22:11:43 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=9569 This is a special 3-part blog series focused on helping you better understand the best practices for identifying key drivers of your mainframe costs, using the most efficient technology available today. Choosing a single flavor of ice cream on a hot day can be a tough choice, especially since there are so many choices. Finding […]]]>