NEW WHITEPAPER: Move mainframe compute and storage to Azure

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To run mainframe workloads on Microsoft Azure, you need to know how your mainframe’s capabilities compare to Azure. Based on an IBM z14 mainframe, this guide by Larry Mead of AzureCAT explores how to get comparable results on Azure. The massively scalable compute and storage resources on Azure provide immediate benefits to organizations running mainframe workloads.




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Table of contents (ToC)

  • Introduction
  • Mainframe compute and storage at a glance
    • Mainframe compute
    • Mainframe storage
    • Mainframe versus IO latency and IOPS
  • Azure compute and storage at a glance
    • Azure compute
    • Azure storage
    • Optimizing Azure compute and storage
  • Azure Government
  • Summary
  • Learn more
    • Azure compute and storage
    • IBM resources
    • Azure Government
    • Mainframe migration



Authored by Larry Mead. Edited by Nanette Ray. Reviewed by AzureCAT.

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