Hosing z/OS.e and Other Withdrawals

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| Well, there are all kinds of very progressive shops in the mainframe base and
| a lot of 'em long since figure out that if they want to have their mainframes
| play ball in the Unix arena, they are often a lot better off doing the Unix
| type work in a Linux subsystem than wresting with the technically compliant
| but otherwise Byzantine world of IBM's infusion of Unix APIs and
| functionality into z/OS.
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http://www.itjungle.com/big/big092507-story01.html

Virtualize This: The Pleasures of a Virtual PC

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| VMWare Player is a great virtualization starter app. This free program gives
| you easy access to no-cost virtual appliances, from security tools to Linux
| operating systems.
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http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,13...e/article.html