Date Added: Aug 2009
Back in the old days kids followed in the footsteps of their parents and their parent's parents. A proud tradition of craftsmanship, skills and knowledge continuing across the generations - weavers, bakers, potters, bankers. But never (Oddly) Mainframe Systems Programmers. Indeed, so loath have been multiple generations of twenty something IT graduates to code Assembler and JCL, and to delve into the minutia of z/OS administration, that all that stands between here and the final death of the IBM mainframe market is a thin greying line of aging expertise.