Michael Horowitz is an independent computer consultant and blogger who works with small businesses and the self-employed, working on everything from websites, networks, software upgrades, backup strategies, and data recovery to tutoring and purchasing advice. Michael wrote his first computer program in 1973 and has been a computer nerd ever since. Previously, he spent more than 20 years working in an IBM mainframe (MVS) environment—developing applications in COBOL, Assembly Language, VSAM, CICS, and the ever-present batch environment; working with the IDMS database; and working with DB2 for MVS as a database administrator. He also worked in the Research and Development Group of a large Wall Street financial company and did some technical writing, producing manuals and the like for a mainframe software company. Michael holds a degree from New York University, where he minored in both computer science and mathematics.
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