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Mastering XPages: A Step-by-Step Guide to XPages Application Development and the XSP Language, Second Edition

Mastering XPages: A Step-by-Step Guide to XPages Application Development and the XSP Language, Second Edition

By: Martin Donnelly; Mark Wallace; Tony McGuckin

Publisher: IBM Press

Publication Date: 25-APR-2014

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IBM's Best-Selling Guide to XPages Development–Now Updated and Expanded for Lotus Notes/Domino 9.0.1 XPages instantly revolutionized Notes/Domino application development, and the newest versions deliver unprecedented performance and flexibility. Now, the popular insider's guide to XPages development has been updated and expanded to reflect all these improvements, through IBM Notes/Domino 9.0.1 and beyond. Three key members of the IBM XPages team have brought together comprehensive knowledge for delivering outstanding solutions. They have added several hundred pages of new content,...

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IBM System Storage N series Hardware Guide

IBM System Storage N series Hardware Guide

By: Roland Tretau; Jeff Lin; Dirk Peitzmann; Steven Pemberton; Tom Provost; Marco Schwarz

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 23-SEP-2012

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides a detailed look at the features, benefits, and capabilities of the IBM System Storage® N series hardware offerings. The IBM System Storage N series systems can help you tackle the challenge of effective data management by using virtualization technology and a unified storage architecture. The N series delivers low- to high-end enterprise storage and data management capabilities with midrange affordability. Built-in serviceability and manageability features help support your efforts to increase reliability; simplify and unify storage infrastructure...

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Beginning COBOL for Programmers

Beginning COBOL for Programmers

By: Michael Coughlan

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 24-MAR-2014

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Beginning COBOL for Programmers is a comprehensive, sophisticated tutorial and modular skills reference on the COBOL programming language for established programmers. This book is for you if you are a developer who would like to—or must—add COBOL to your repertoire. Perhaps you recognize the opportunities presented by the current COBOL skills crisis, or are working in a mission critical enterprise which retains legacy COBOL applications. Whatever your situation, Beginning COBOL for Programmers meets your needs as an established programmer moving to COBOL. Beginning COBOL for Programmers...

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Server Time Protocol Implementation Guide

Server Time Protocol Implementation Guide

By: Octavian Lascu; Hans-Peter Eckam; George Kozakos; Paulo Vitor Pereira

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 28-JUN-2013

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Server Time Protocol (STP) is a server-wide facility that is implemented in the Licensed Internal Code (LIC) of IBM® zEnterprise EC12 (zEC12), IBM zEnterprise 196 (z196), IBM zEnterprise 114 (z114), IBM System z10®, and IBM System z9®. It provides improved time synchronization in both a sysplex or non-sysplex configuration. This IBM Redbooks® publication will help you configure a Mixed Coordinated Timing Network (CTN) or an STP-only CTN. It is intended for technical support personnel requiring information about: -Installing and configuring a Coordinated Timing Network -Using STP functions...

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Exploiting IBM PowerHA SystemMirror V6.1 for AIX Enterprise Edition

Exploiting IBM PowerHA SystemMirror V6.1 for AIX Enterprise Edition

By: Dino Quintero; Benny Abrar; Adriano Almeida; Michael Herrera; SoHee Kim; Bjorn Roden; Andrei Socoliuc; Tom Swart

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 01-MAY-2013

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication positions the IBM PowerHA® SystemMirror® V6.1 for AIX® Enterprise Edition as the cluster management solution for high availability. This solution enables near-continuous application service and minimizes the impact of planned and unplanned outages. The primary goal of this high-availability solution is to recover operations at a remote location after a system or data center failure, establish or strengthen a business recovery plan, and provide separate recovery location. The IBM PowerHA SystemMirror Enterprise Edition is targeted at...

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IBM DS8870 Architecture and Implementation

IBM DS8870 Architecture and Implementation

By: Bertrand Dufrasne; Andre Candra; Scott Helmick; Jean Iyabi; Peter Kimmel; Abilio de Oliveira; Axel Westphal; Bruce Wilson

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 12-FEB-2014

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the concepts, architecture, and implementation of the IBM DS8870. The book provides reference information to assist readers who need to plan for, install, and configure the DS8870. The IBM DS8870 is the most advanced model in the IBM DS8000® series and is equipped with IBM POWER7+™ based controllers. Various configuration options are available that scale from dual 2-core systems up to dual 16-core systems with up to 1 TB of cache. The DS8870 also features enhanced 8 Gbps device adapters and host adapters. Connectivity options, with up to 128...

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IBM System Storage DS8000: Architecture and Implementation

IBM System Storage DS8000: Architecture and Implementation

By: Axel Westphal; Bertrand Dufrasne; Juan Brandenburg; Jana Jamsek; Kai Jehnen; Steven Joseph; Massimo Olivieri; Ulrich Rendels; Mario Rodriguez

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 16-NOV-2012

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This IBM Redbooks® publication describes the concepts, architecture, and implementation of the IBM System Storage® DS8700 and DS8800 storage systems. The book provides reference information to assist readers who need to plan for, install, and configure the DS8700 and DS8800. The DS8700 includes IBM POWER6-based controllers. The IBM System Storage DS8800 is the most advanced model in the IBM DS8000 lineup and is equipped with IBM POWER6+ based controllers. Both systems feature a dual 2-way or dual 4-way processor complex implementation. They also feature enhanced 8 Gpbs device adapters and...

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Subsystem and Transaction Monitoring and Tuning with DB2 11 for z/OS

Subsystem and Transaction Monitoring and Tuning with DB2 11 for z/OS

By: Paolo Bruni; Felipe Bortoletto; Adrian Burke; Cathy Drummond; Yasuhiro Ohmori

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication discusses in detail the facilities of DB2® for z/OS®, which allow complete monitoring of a DB2 environment. It focuses on the use of the DB2 instrumentation facility component (IFC) to provide monitoring of DB2 data and events and includes suggestions for related tuning. We discuss the collection of statistics for the verification of performance of the various components of the DB2 system and accounting for tracking the behavior of the applications. We have intentionally omitted considerations for query optimization; they are worth a separate...

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Storage and Network Convergence Using FCoE and iSCSI

Storage and Network Convergence Using FCoE and iSCSI

By: Sangam Racherla; Silvio Erdenberger; Harish Rajagopal; Kai Ruth

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2014

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Along with servers and networking infrastructure, networked storage is one of the fundamental components of a modern data center. Because storage networking has evolved over the past two decades, the industry has settled on the basic storage networking technologies. These technologies are Fibre Channel (FC) storage area networks (SANs), Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI)-based Ethernet attachment, and Ethernet-based network-attached storage (NAS). Today, lossless, low-latency, high-speed FC SANs are viewed as the high-performance option for networked storage. iSCSI and NAS are...

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DB2 Administration Solution Pack for z/OS: Streamlining DB2 for z/OS Database Administration

DB2 Administration Solution Pack for z/OS: Streamlining DB2 for z/OS Database Administration

By: Paolo Bruni; Tom Crocker; Elaine Morelli; Richard Schaufuss

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 27-AUG-2013

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IBM® DB2® tools for z/OS® support and exploit the most current versions of DB2 for z/OS. These tools are integral for the administration of the DB2 for z/OS environment and optimization of data performance. DB2 Administration Solution Pack for z/OS V1.1 (5697-DAM) offers features, functions, and processes that database administrators (DBAs) can use to more effectively and efficiently manage DB2 environments. DB2 Administration Solution Pack for z/OS is composed of the following tools: IBM DB2 Administration Tool for z/OS IBM DB2 Object Comparison Tool for...

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Event Processing with CICS

Event Processing with CICS

By: Rufus Credle; Mark Cocker; Jenny He; Marianne Mena Heltborg; Manuela Mandelli; Catherine Moxey; Anthony Papageorgiou; Jackie Scott

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 14-AUG-2013

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This completely refreshed IBM Redbooks® publication provides a detailed introduction to the latest capabilities for business event processing with IBM® CICS® V5. Events make it possible to identify and react to situations as they occur, and an event-driven approach, where changes are detected as they happen, can enable an application or an Enterprise to respond in a much more timely fashion. CICS event processing support was first introduced in CICS TS V4.1, and this IBM Redbooks® publication now covers all the significant enhancements and extensions which have been made since then. CICS...

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Creating Composite Application Pattern Models for IBM PureApplication System

Creating Composite Application Pattern Models for IBM PureApplication System

By: Prashanth Bhat; Julian Foster; Mahmoud Galal; Lei He; Andre Tost; Yue Wang

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 22-AUG-2013

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes how IBM PureApplication™ System supports the creation of virtual systems and virtual applications. PureApplication System does so using a pattern model that enables you to take advantage of predefined, pre-configured, and proven middleware topologies and deployments. This book also presents an abstraction level that focuses on functional capabilities and applications, completely encapsulating the underlying middleware. It describes in detail the model and the associated frameworks in PureApplication System, as well as a methodology and approach...

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Extending Your Business to Mobile Devices with IBM Worklight

Extending Your Business to Mobile Devices with IBM Worklight

By: Andreas Dannhauer; Ming Zhe Huang; Paul Idstein; Todd Kaplinger; Hossam Katory; Christian Kirsch; Kearan McPherson; Leonardo Olivera; Susan Hanson

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 09-AUG-2013

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The mobile industry is evolving rapidly. An increasing number of mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, are sold every year and more people are accessing services from a mobile device than ever before. For an enterprise, this can mean that a growing number of customers, business partners, and even employees now expect to access services on a mobile channel. This opens new opportunities for the business but also presents new challenges, both in terms of business processes and information technology (IT) infrastructure. IBM® Worklight® is an open mobile application platform. It...

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IBM CICS and the JVM server: Developing and Deploying Java Applications

IBM CICS and the JVM server: Developing and Deploying Java Applications

By: Chris Rayns; George Bogner; Tony Fitzgerald; Elisabetta Flamini; Jun Hua Gao; Ivan D Hargreaves; Phil Wakelin; Hongtao Wen; Bei Chun Zhou

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 24-JUN-2013

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides information about the new Java virtual machine (JVM) server technology in IBM CICS® Transaction Server for z/OS® V4.2. We begin by outlining the many advantages of its multi-threaded operation over the pooled JVM function of earlier releases. The Open Services Gateway initiative (OSGi) is described and we highlight the benefits OSGi brings to both development and deployment. Details are then provided about how to configure and use the new JVM server environment. Examples are included of the deployment process, which takes a Java application from the...

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z/TPF Application Modernization using Standard and Open Middleware

z/TPF Application Modernization using Standard and Open Middleware

By: Lisa Dianne Banks; Mark Cooper; Chris Coughlin; Jamie Farmer; Chris Filachek; Mark Gambino; Bradd Kadlecik; Colette A. Manoni; David McCreedy; Carolyn Weiss; Josh Wisniewski

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 28-JUN-2013

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In a world where product lifespans are often measured in months, the IBM® Transaction Processing Facility has remained relevant for more than four decades by continuing to process high volumes of transactions quickly and reliably. As the title of this book suggests, the z/TPF system uses open, standard interfaces to create services. Integration of new applications with existing z/TPF functions is a key factor in extending application capabilities. The ability for service data objects (SDO) to access the z/TPF Database Facility (z/TPFDF) provides a framework for data application program...

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Managing Security and Compliance in Cloud or Virtualized Data Centers Using IBM PowerSC

Managing Security and Compliance in Cloud or Virtualized Data Centers Using IBM PowerSC

By: Axel Buecker; Fernando Costa; Rosa Davidson; Enrico Matteotti; Geraint North; David Sherwood; Simon Zaccak

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 30-JAN-2013

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IBM® PowerSC provides a security and compliance solution that is optimized for virtualized environments on IBM Power Systems™ servers, running IBM PowerVM® and IBM AIX®. Security control and compliance are some of the key components that are needed to defend the virtualized data center and cloud infrastructure against ever evolving new threats. The IBM business-driven approach to enterprise security used in conjunction with solutions such as PowerSC makes IBM the premier security vendor in the market today. This IBM Redbooks® deliverable helps IT and Security managers, architects, and...

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IBM CICS Explorer

IBM CICS Explorer

By: Chris Rayns; George Bogner; Nicholas Bingell; Gordon Keehn; Lisa Fellows; Tommy Joergensen; Erhard Woerner

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 17-DEC-2010

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IBM® Customer Information Control System (CICS®) Explorer is the new face of CICS Integration point for CICS tooling with rich CICS views, data, and methods. Are you looking for new ways to accelerate the transfer of knowledge, skills, and best practices to the next generation of technical staff and experts? Do you need to maintain productivity and protect service-levels? CICS Explorer™ and System z® lead the way to platform simplification. IBM CICS Explorer has a common, intuitive, Eclipse-based environment for architects, developers, administrators, system programmers, and operators....

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Running Mainframe z on Distributed Platforms: How to Create Robust Cost-Efficient Multiplatform z Environments

Running Mainframe z on Distributed Platforms: How to Create Robust Cost-Efficient Multiplatform z Environments

By: Kenneth Barrett; Stephen Norris

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 20-MAR-2014

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"Should you choose to implement zPDT, RDz UT, or RD&T in your team's arsenal, you will find Barrett and Norris's insights, genius, and hard work illuminating as to how to rationally and economically manage the environment." —Scott Fagen, Chief Architect—System z Business, CA Technologies "A must-read for anyone interested in successfully deploying cost-efficient zPDT environments with agility in an enterprise that requires simple or complex configurations. The case-study-based exposition of the content allows for its easy consumption and use. Excellent!" —Mahendra Durai, SVP &...

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Embedding IBM Informix

Embedding IBM Informix

By: Whei-Jen Chen; Oluwatosin Ajayi; Mirav Kapadia; Alexander Koerner; Jacques Roy; Dick Snoke

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 17-FEB-2011

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In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, we discuss and describe the capabilities for embedding Informix® into applications and software. We introduce the technological architecture and describe several of the functions and features that support Informix as a robust and powerful embeddable DBMS. Many of these features are unique in the industry today, enabling clients to create a business advantage. The Informix database server can support the requirements of an embeddable DBMS, and is doing so for many companies today. The low administration requirements of the Informix database server...

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Continuous Availability S/390 Technology Guide

Continuous Availability S/390 Technology Guide

By: Gregor Neaga; Maryela Weihrauch; Gordon Raffel; Christian Labauve; Allan Sarlo; Pierluigi Buratti

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 18-DEC-1998

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This publication, Continuous Availability S/390 Technology Guide, is the second of two recent redbooks about the topic of designing continuously available information systems. The purpose of these books to provide information and guidance for the development, implementation, and ongoing operation of a continuous availability solution. The first volume, Continuous Availability Systems Design Guide , discusses the basic concepts of continuous availability and describes a structured approach to developing and implementing a continuous availability solution. It is strongly recommended...