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8001. 

Deployment Guide Series: IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler V8.4 and IBM Tivoli Dynamic Workload Broker V1.2

Deployment Guide Series: IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler V8.4 and IBM Tivoli Dynamic Workload Broker V1.2

By: Vasfi Gucer; Giuseppe Grammatico; Martin Lisy; Michael A Lowry

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 29-MAY-2008

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IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler and IBM Tivoli Dynamic Workload Broker are key products in the comprehensive, on demand Tivoli workload automation portfolio. Tivoli Workload Scheduler is the IBM centralized job scheduler for distributed, mainframe, and end-to-end environments that allows you to do batch scheduling based on a calendar. Tivoli Dynamic Workload Broker extends Tivoli workload automation capabilities by providing dynamic optimization of workload processing based on the performance of the scheduling infrastructure and workload demands. In this easy-to-follow IBM Redbooks...

8002. 

IBM System z10 Enterprise Class Technical Guide

IBM System z10 Enterprise Class Technical Guide

By: Franck Injey; Per Fremstad; Wolfgang Fries; Marian Gasparovic; Parwez Hamid; Brian Hatfield; Dick Jorna; Fernando Nogal; Karl-Erik Stenfors

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 10-JUN-2008

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This IBM Redbooks publication discusses IBM System z10 Enterprise Class, which offers a continuation of IBM scalable mainframe servers. Based on z/Architecture, IBM System z10 Enterprise Class server provides major extensions by: * Increasing the maximum number of processor units * Providing fixed HSA where all devices, channel subsystems, and multiple subchannel sets are defined, thus better supporting dynamic changes * Providing a base for major server consolidation by further removing memory, processor, and channel constraints * Increasing capacity upgrades...

8003. 

Best Practices for SAP Business Information Warehouse on DB2 UDB for z/OS V8

Best Practices for SAP Business Information Warehouse on DB2 UDB for z/OS V8

By: Mike Ebbers; Brenda Beane; David Bellion; Nick Dyke; Andrew Hartman; Veng Ly; Mike Mardis; Bala Prabahar; Michael Thelosen; Theodor H. Kuebler

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 30-APR-2008

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Note: This is a republishing of SG24-6489-00, which was withdrawn in error when we updated it with SG24-6489-01. This -00 book covers DB2 V8 while the -01 version covers DB2 V9, so we are making both books available. This IBM Redbook describes the benefits of DB2® V8 for SAP Business Information Warehouse. It lists best practices and provides performance and tuning recommendations for SAP Business Information Warehouse. In today’s fast-moving business environment, there is a need for more and better business information. Data warehousing and business intelligence (BI) systems...

8004. 

Architecting Access to CICS within an SOA

Architecting Access to CICS within an SOA

By: Martin Keen; Chris Backhouse; Jim Hollingsworth; Stephen Hurst; Mark Pocock

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 01-NOV-2006

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With the emergence of service-oriented architecture (SOA), the options for accessing existing CICS assets have become more varied than ever. This IBM Redbook is intended for IT architects who select, plan, and design SOA solutions that make use of CICS assets. First, we provide an introduction to SOA and the options for transforming CICS assets into SOA solutions. Then we introduce the different architectures and technologies on which a CICS SOA solution can be based. Next we offer a broad overview of the different technologies available for SOA enablement of CICS applications. We...

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IBM Tivoli Usage Accounting Manager V7.1 Handbook

IBM Tivoli Usage Accounting Manager V7.1 Handbook

By: Budi Darmawan; Jorn Siglen; Lennart Lundgren; Roy Catterall

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 15-MAR-2008

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Financial management of IT resources allows an IT department to be transformed from a cost center to a service provider. One aspect of this is usage accounting, which helps the IT department understand the usage patterns of its customers or users and allows for service charges that reflect that usage. In addition, usage data demonstrates how IT operations can be optimized to increasing efficiency. Tivoli Usage and Accounting Manager provides the tools to perform data collection and accounting for IT-related usage from various sources. It even allows the custom integration of data...

8006. 

TotalStorage Productivity Center V3.3 Update Guide

TotalStorage Productivity Center V3.3 Update Guide

By: Mary Lovelace; Mathias Defiebre; Harsha Gunatilaka; Curtis Neal; Yuan Xu

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 23-APR-2008

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IBM® TotalStorage® Productivity Center provides an integrated storage infrastructure management solution that is designed to allow you to manage every point of your storage infrastructure, between the hosts through the network and fabric, through to the physical disks. It can help simplify and automate the management of devices, data, and storage networks. IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center V3.3 continues to build on the function provided in prior releases. This book takes you through what is new in TotalStorage Productivity Center and explains how to implement and use the new...

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IBM WebSphere V5.1 Performance, Scalability, and High Availability WebSphere Handbook Series

IBM WebSphere V5.1 Performance, Scalability, and High Availability WebSphere Handbook Series

By: Birgit Roehm; Balazs Csepregi-Horvath; Pingze Gao; Thomas Hikade; Miroslav Holecy; Tom Hyland; Namie Satoh; Rohit Rana; Hao Wang

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 11-JUN-2004

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This IBM Redbook discusses various options for scaling applications based on IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment V5.1. It explores how a basic WebSphere configuration can be extended to provide more computing power by better exploiting the power of each machine and by using multiple machines. It examines a number of techniques: - Using the IBM WebSphere Edge Components’ Load Balancer to distribute load among multiple Web servers. - Using the WebSphere Web server plug-in to distribute the load from one Web server to multiple application servers in a server cluster. - Using the...

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AIX 5L Differences Guide Version 5.3 Edition

AIX 5L Differences Guide Version 5.3 Edition

By: Scott Vetter; Adrian Demeter; Shiv Dutta; Armin Röll; SeongLul Son

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 09-DEC-2004

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This IBM Redbook focuses on the differences introduced in AIX 5L Version 5.3 when compared to AIX 5L Version 5.2. It is intended to help system administrators, developers, and users understand these enhancements and evaluate potential benefits in their own environments. AIX 5L Version 5.3 introduces many new features, including NFS Version 4 and Advanced Accounting, and exploits the advanced capabilities of POWER5 equipped severs, such as Virtual SCSI, Virtual Ethernet SMT, Micro-Partitioning, and others. There are many other enhancements available with AIX 5L Version 5.3, and you can...

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IBM TS3500 Tape Library with System z Attachment: A Practical Guide to TS1120 Tape Drives and TS3500 Tape Automation

IBM TS3500 Tape Library with System z Attachment: A Practical Guide to TS1120 Tape Drives and TS3500 Tape Automation

By: Babette Haeusser; Soren Aakjar; Jim Fisher; Mauro Silvestri

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 08-MAR-2008

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The IBM System Storage TS3500 Tape Library, formerly known as the IBM TotalStorage 3584 Tape Library, is designed for medium to large automated tape storage and backup solutions and is part of a whole family of tape libraries for small to large tape automation solutions. Originally designed for IBM Linear Tape Open Ultrium Technology drives, the library was enhanced to also support the IBM TotalStorage Enterprise Tape Drive 3592 in preparation of System z server attachment. Together with the IBM System Storage 3953 Tape System, the TS3500 Tape Library now attaches to System z servers, as well...

8010. 

IBM System Storage Tape Library Guide for Open Systems

IBM System Storage Tape Library Guide for Open Systems

By: Babette Haeusser; Ingo Dimmer; Alv Jon Hovda; Jana Jamsek; Ricardo Alan Silva; Erwin Zwemmer

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 31-OCT-2007

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication presents a general introduction to Linear Tape-Open (LTO) technology and the implementation of corresponding IBM products. It describes both general LTO technology specifications and specific details of the unique design of IBM Ultrium tape drives and libraries. This sixth edition of the book includes information about the fourth-generation Ultrium drive including Tape Encryption and about the recently announced IBM System Storage™ TS3100, TS3200, TS3310, and TS3400 Tape Libraries. You will find technical information about each of the IBM tape products for Open...

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IBM System z9 Enterprise Class Technical Guide

IBM System z9 Enterprise Class Technical Guide

By: Bill White; Franck Injey; Greg Chambers; Marian Gasparovic; Parwez Hamid; Brian Hatfield; Ken Hewitt; Dick Jorna; Patrick Kappeler

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 29-JUN-2007

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This IBM Redbooks publication discusses the IBM System z9 Enterprise Class (z9 EC), which offers a continuation of the IBM scalable mainframe servers. Based on z/Architecture, the System z9 Enterprise Class server provides major extensions by: In addition to increased performance and expansion options, improved facilities for nondisruptive maintenance and growth provide better operational support and availability. This book provides an overview of the z9 EC and its functions, features, and associated software support. More details are offered in selected areas relevant to technical...

8012. 

WebSphere Application Server V6 Planning and Design WebSphere Handbook Series

WebSphere Application Server V6 Planning and Design WebSphere Handbook Series

By: Hernan Cunico; Leandro Petit; Michael Asbridge; Derek Botti; Venkata Gadepalli; William Patrey; Noelle Jakusz

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 09-MAR-2005

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This IBM Redbook discusses the planning and design of industrial strength WebSphere Application Server V6 environments. The content of this redbook is oriented to IT architects and consultants who require assistance when planning and designing from small to large and complex implementations. This redbook addresses the new packaging and features incorporated in WebSphere Application Server V6, including technology options, product architecture, and integration with other products. It also covers the most common implementation topologies and addresses in detail the planning for specific...

8013. 

A Fast Path to AS/400 Client/Server Using AS/400 OLE DB Support

A Fast Path to AS/400 Client/Server Using AS/400 OLE DB Support

By: Bob Maatta; Mehboob Alam; Geert Maertens; Ray McRoberts; Craig Pelkie; Pankaj Sharma

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 20-JUL-1998

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If you have ever wanted to develop Microsoft Windows programs that work with the AS/400 system, you'll want to learn about the AS/400 OLE DB support. It provides a tremendous improvement over previously used techniques. Two of the key considerations that the AS/400 OLE DB support addresses are ease of application development while still providing acceptable performance. This IBM Redbooks publication gives a broad understanding of the OLE DB architecture and how it can be used to access AS/400 resources. This book provides examples of how to write programs using this interface. Many of the...

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WebSphere Application Server V6.1: Planning and Design

WebSphere Application Server V6.1: Planning and Design

By: Carla Sadtler; Fabio Albertoni; Bernardo Fagalde; Thiago Kleinubing; Henrik Sjostrand; Ken Worland

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 24-OCT-2006

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This IBM Redbook discusses the planning and design of IBM WebSphere Application Server Version 6.1 environments. The content of this redbook is oriented to IT architects and consultants who require assistance when planning and designing small implementations to large and complex implementations. This redbook addresses the packaging and features incorporated in WebSphere Application Server, covers the most common implementation topologies, and addresses planning for specific tasks and components that conform to the WebSphere Application Server environment. The book includes planning...

8015. 

ABCs of z/OS System Programming Volume 11

ABCs of z/OS System Programming Volume 11

By: Paul Rogers; Paola Bari; Sergio Munchen; Joao Natalino Oliveira; Alvaro Salla; Valeria Sokal

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 29-NOV-2005

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The ABCs of z/OS System Programming is an eleven-volume collection that provides an introduction to the z/OS operating system and the hardware architecture. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced system programmer, the ABCs collection provides the information that you need to start your research into z/OS and related subjects. If you would like to become more familiar with z/OS in your current environment, or if you are evaluating platforms to consolidate your e-business applications, the ABCs collection will serve as a powerful technical tool. The contents of the volumes are: Volume 1:...

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Moving to Integrated Language Environment for RPG IV

Moving to Integrated Language Environment for RPG IV

By: Klaus Subtil

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 23-JUN-1995

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This document is unique in its detailed coverage of the new RPG IV language and aspects of the Integrated Language Environment. The purpose of this document is to provide an introduction to the RPG IV language and guidelines for implementing applications using the Integrated Language Environment. The publication SC41-3606, should be considered a prerequisite to this publication. This document is intended for experienced programmers, analysts, and implementers who are responsible for the creation and maintenance of application programs on the AS/400. It assumes the reader has a fairly good...

8017. 

z/OS V1R8 DFSMS Technical Update

z/OS V1R8 DFSMS Technical Update

By: Mary Lovelace; Anthony Fletcher; Daniel Perkin; Norbert Schlumberger; Andre Coelho; Gerhard Weisshaar

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 23-APR-2008

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Each release of DFSMS builds upon the previous version to provide enhanced storage management, data access, device support, program management, and distributed data access for the z/OS platform in a system-managed storage environment. This IBM Redbooks publication provides a technical overview of the functions and enhancements in z/OS V1R8 DFSMS. It provides you with the information that you need to understand and evaluate the content of this DFSMS release, along with practical implementation hints and tips. Also included are enhancements that were made available through an enabling PTF...

8018. 

WebSphere Service Registry and Repository Handbook

WebSphere Service Registry and Repository Handbook

By: Byron Braswell; Chris Dudley; Laurent Rieu; Martin Smithson; Tapan Verma

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 07-MAR-2007

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Service-oriented architecture offers the promise of business agility and resilience through reuse, loose coupling, flexibility, interoperability, integration and governance. These are realized by separating service descriptions from their implementations, and using this descriptive metadata across the service lifecycle. Standards-based service metadata artefacts, such as Web Service Description Language, XML schema, policy or Service Component Architecture documents, capture the technical details of what a service can do, how it can be invoked, or what it expects other services to do....

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IBM System z9 Business Class Technical Introduction

IBM System z9 Business Class Technical Introduction

By: Bill White; Bill Ogden; Marian Gasparovic

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 21-MAY-2007

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This IBM Redbooks publication introduces the IBM System z9 Business Class (z9 BC) server, which provides the advantages of the IBM System z9 Enterprise Class (z9 EC) servers in a less expensive base. The z9 BC server is based on z/Architecture and provides extensions to this architecture. At the time of writing the z9 BC server is the latest product in this line. The z9 BC server provides the first implementation of zIIP special processors. It also provides an unprecedented range of capacity versions. This book provides basic information about new hardware functions and features,...

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ABCs of z/OS System Programming Volume 3

ABCs of z/OS System Programming Volume 3

By: Paul Rogers; Redelf Janssen; Andre Otto; Rita Pleus; Alvaro Salla; Valeria Sokal

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 16-AUG-2007

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The ABCs of z/OS System Programming is an eleven volume collection that provides an introduction to the z/OS operating system and the hardware architecture. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced system programmer, the ABCs collection provides the information that you need to start your research into z/OS and related subjects. If you would like to become more familiar with z/OS in your current environment, or if you are evaluating platforms to consolidate your e-business applications, the ABCs collection will serve as a powerful technical tool. The contents of the volumes are: Volume 1:...