COBOL has become the most important programming language on the modern mainframe with an estimated 220 billion lines of code in active use today. In this video, IBMer Jeff Bisti takes you through his experience writing his first COBOL program. Learn why COBOL continues to be relevant for enterprises and developers.

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Businesses need to quickly respond to changing market and client demands. By adopting an open, hybrid cloud approach, you can select the best architecture and approach to address the most critical application, data,and workload requirements for your business.

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Red Hat OpenShift 4.3 is now available on IBM Cloud:
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Red Hat OpenShift is the enterprise Kubernetes platform, and with the latest version OpenShift 4.3, the platform has undergone significant improvements to developer experience, automation, and the management of the platform itself.

In this video, Sai Vennam with IBM Cloud explains how each of these new features work and demonstrates how these updates are improving the OpenShift 4 console.

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See how the new IBM Cloud Pak for Data System is an all-in-one cloud-native Data and AI platform, in a box, that enables to you collect, organize, and analyze data with unprecedented simplicity and agility.

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Virtual machines were the driving force behind cloud computing and revolutionized the IT landscape, but what are they? Let's find out!

Did you know? You can create Virtual Machines with one click on IBM Cloud.
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Introducing the Tech Preview of IBM Cloud Satellite, a new offering that launches later this year that enables you to manage your applications across public and private environments through a single pane of glass with flexible infrastructure, as-a-service operations, secure connectivity, and app life cycle management.

In this video, Sai Vennam with IBM Cloud demonstrates on an iPad how IBM Cloud Satellite enables you to manage your critical apps anywhere—on IBM Cloud, on-premises, or at the edge.

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IBM Cloud Pak for Security is comprised of containerized software pre-integrated with Red Hat OpenShift. The platform connects to your existing security tools – and through the use of open standards – allows you to search for threat indicators across your hybrid, multicloud environment. It also connects workflows from across the business using a unified interface.

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This tutorial introduces fine-grained access control within IBM Watson Assistant. Give your collaborators access roles that set different levels of permissions.

IBM Watson Assistant is a conversational AI platform that enables you to build, train, and deploy conversational interactions into any application, device, or channel:

Join the fight against COVID-19. Form a team. Build a solution. Submit your idea:

Calling on peers across the industry, IBMers stress the importance of joining the 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge to take on COVID-19. For the 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge, we're calling on you — the world's technologists -- to build solutions to combat the effects of COVID-19 in the following areas: Crisis communication, remote education, community cooperation.

We're looking for innovative ideas that we can help you build and deploy quickly.

Call for Code asks developers to create innovative tech-for-good solutions to real-world problems. The winning submissions will receive $200,000 and support from IBM to deploy your solution in the field. Check out these updates from our past two winning teams:

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