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  • IBM targets flexible mainframes with open source golang on z Systems

    While IBM sees improved uptake for its mainframes, the HPC supercomputer market is also seeing interest with demand for new systems.

    The Go programming language is being brought onto IBM's System z mainframes.

    In a post on GitHub, the popular code-sharing site, Big Blue made both its port available and its Linux on IBM z Systems project.

  • All Systems z are Go: IBM ports Google language to mainframes

    IBM has been spotted bringing the open-source Go programming language to its System z mainframes.

    Big Blue made its port available via a GitHub repository and its Linux on IBM z Systems project – which is working on bringing across various other packages, too.

    Developed by Google and released in 2009, Go is designed with an emphasis on concurrency among other features, and is used in Google's own applications as well as technology from Linux container biz Docker and anti-DDoS outfit CloudFlare.

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