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ABCs of z/OS System Programming Volume 10

ABCs of z/OS System Programming Volume 10

By: Paul Rogers; Alvaro Salla; Luiz Carlos Orsoni

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 20-MAR-2012

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The ABCs of z/OS System Programming is an 13-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 as...

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New Ways of Running Batch Applications on z/OS: Volume 1 CICS Transaction Server

New Ways of Running Batch Applications on z/OS: Volume 1 CICS Transaction Server

By: Daniel Millwood; Alex Louwe Kooijmans; Elsie Ramos

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 31-OCT-2013

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Mainframe computers play a central role in the daily operations of many of the world's largest corporations. Batch processing is still a fundamental, mission-critical component of the workloads that run on the mainframe. A large portion of the workload on IBM® z/OS® systems is processed in batch mode. This IBM Redbooks® publication is the first volume in a series of four in which we specifically address new technologies introduced by IBM to facilitate the use of hybrid batch applications that combine the best aspects of Java and procedural programming languages such as COBOL. This...

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IBM Problem Determination Tools for z/OS

IBM Problem Determination Tools for z/OS

By: Rufus Credle; Vikram Manchala; Dana Shelton; Kenichi Yoshimura

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 27-JAN-2013

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IBM® Problem Determination (PD) Tools consists of a core group of IBM products that are designed to work with compilers and run times to provide a start-to-finish development solution for the IT professional. This IBM Redbooks® publication provides you with an introduction to the tools, guidance for program preparation to use with them, an overview of their integration, and several scenarios for their use. If an abend occurs during testing, Fault Analyzer enables the programmer to quickly and easily pinpoint the abending location and optionally, the failing line of code. Many times,...

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IBM z/OS V1R12 Communications Server TCP/IP Implementation: Volume 1 Base Functions, Connectivity, and Routing

IBM z/OS V1R12 Communications Server TCP/IP Implementation: Volume 1 Base Functions, Connectivity, and Routing

By: Mike Ebbers; Rama Ayyar; Octavio L. Ferreira; Gazi Karakus; Yukihiko Miyamoto; Joel Porterie; Andi Wijaya

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 26-APR-2011

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For more than 40 years, IBM® mainframes have supported an extraordinary portion of the world’s computing work, providing centralized corporate databases and mission-critical enterprise-wide applications. The IBM System z®, the latest generation of the IBM distinguished family of mainframe systems, has come a long way from its IBM System/360 heritage. Likewise, its IBM z/OS® operating system is far superior to its predecessors in providing, among many other capabilities, world class and state-of-the-art support for the TCP/IP Internet protocol suite. TCP/IP is a large and evolving...

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IBM System z10 Capacity on Demand

IBM System z10 Capacity on Demand

By: Marian Gasparovic; Greg Chambers; Ivan Dobos; Per Fremstad; Torsten Gutenberger; Damian Ortega Lumbreras; Rolf Mueller; Karl-Erik Stenfors; Yi Li Zhou

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 26-JAN-2009

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The IBM® System z10™ servers provide a base for major server consolidation by further removing memory, processor, and channel constraints. Capacity on Demand offerings provide the flexibility to absorb temporary or permanent growth, maintenance, and disaster recovery situations in an enterprise. The Capacity on Demand solutions offer permanent or temporary increases in processor capacity and memory. This IBM Redbooks® publication discusses the following topics: * Understanding the common design of the various offerings * Hardware and software areas relevant to technical planning ...

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z/OS Infoprint Server Implementation

z/OS Infoprint Server Implementation

By: Paul Rogers

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 26-SEP-2001

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This IBM Redbooks publication describes how to customize the Infoprint Server, an element of z/OS Version 1 Release 1, and Infoprint Server Transforms Version 1 Release 1 Modification Level 1, a separate IBM program product (5697-F51). It is intended for system programmers and administrators responsible for customizing Infoprint Server for their installation. The reader should be familiar with z/OS UNIX System Services, TCP/IP, the Job Entry Subsystem (JES), and z/OS Job Control Language (JCL). In this book we introduce Infoprint Server, describe how the components fit into your...

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z/OS Identity Propagation

z/OS Identity Propagation

By: Karan Singh; Rogerio Camargo; Simon Dodge; Bob McCormack; Alain Roessle; Martina Schmidt; Ruben Thumbiran; Phil Wakelin; Nigel Williams

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 29-SEP-2011

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication explores various implementations of z/OS® Identity Propagation where the distributed identity of an end user is passed to z/OS and used to map to a RACF® user ID, and any related events in the audit trail from RACF show both RACF and distributed identities. This book describes the concept of identity propagation and how it can address the end-to end accountability issue of many customers. It describes, at a high level, what identity propagation is, and why it is important to us. It shows a conceptual view of the key elements necessary to accomplish...

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z/OS V1.12 DFSMS Technical Update

z/OS V1.12 DFSMS Technical Update

By: Mary Lovelace; Werner Bauer; Juliana Eneas; Michele Lanthier; Norbert Schlumberger; Jeanne Vangsness; Gerhard Weisshaar

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 30-SEP-2011

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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 summary of the functions and enhancements in z/OS V1R12 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 enabling PTFs that have...

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Managing IBM DB2 10 for z/OS Using the IBM DB2 Administration Tool for z/OS Version 10

Managing IBM DB2 10 for z/OS Using the IBM DB2 Administration Tool for z/OS Version 10

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

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 22-APR-2011

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Today’s business environment has increased in the complexity and rate of change that a database administrator must control. The ability to respond quickly to a changing environment is constantly challenged by the explosion of data growth combined with a decline in an experienced work staff. The IBM® DB2® Administration Tool for z/OS® Version 10 helps you become productive from Day 1 with DB2 10 for z/OS by using performance savings right away, lowering the CPU costs while reducing the batch window. Users experience higher data availability by easily managing online schema changes,...

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z/OS Version 1 Release 12 Implementation

z/OS Version 1 Release 12 Implementation

By: Paul Rogers; Robert Hering; Paulo Heuser; George Kozakos; Lutz Kühner; Jean-Louis Lafitte; Diana Nakajima; Paulo Cesar Nascimento; Gil Peleg

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 15-APR-2011

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes changes in installation and migration when migrating from a current z/OS® V1R10 and z/OS V1R11 to z/OS V1R12. Also described are tasks to prepare for the installation of z/OS V1R12, including ensuring that driving system and target system requirements are met, and coexistence requirements are satisfied. New migration actions are introduced in z/OS V1R12. This book focuses on identifying some of the new migration actions that must be performed for selected elements when migrating to z/OS V1R12. This book describes the following...

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z/OS Traditional Application Maintenance and Support

z/OS Traditional Application Maintenance and Support

By: Jonathan Sayles; Chris Rayns; Vijay Sankar; John Milne; Deena Stein; Debasish Dash; Ofer Pharhi

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 16-MAR-2011

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In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, we attempt to provide fresh insight into a problem domain that, in the authors’ opinions, has been pushed to the back burner of technology writing for far too long—the domain of z/OS® (traditional) mainframe maintenance and production support. Since the mid-1980’s, outside of a few websites and publications, this still-critical area of software has barely even received lip service by the world of mainstream technology media. In a small way, we are attempting address this situation. In this book, we provide information in “what and how to” sections on the...

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SMF Logstream Mode: Optimizing the New Paradigm

SMF Logstream Mode: Optimizing the New Paradigm

By: Frank Kyne; Dagmar Fischer; Jean-Marc Girona; Walter Klaey; Lennart Lundgren

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 04-FEB-2011

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication positions the use of System Logger log streams as a repository for System Management Facilities (SMF) data against the previous use of Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM) data sets for SMF data. This book expands on existing material by covering not just the implementation steps, but also by looking at how you use SMF data today, and using that information to help you identify the most appropriate repository for your SMF data. If it transpires that log streams are appropriate for some or all of your SMF data, this book provides all the guidance that you are...

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ABCs of z/OS System Programming Volume 4

ABCs of z/OS System Programming Volume 4

By: Rogers Paul; Paul Rogers

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 10-FEB-2011

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the functions of z/OS® Communications Server. z/OS Communications Server provides a set of communications protocols that support peer-to-peer connectivity functions for both local and wide-area networks, including the most popular wide-area network, the Internet. z/OS Communications Server also provides performance enhancements that can benefit a variety of TCP/IP applications. z/OS Communications Server provides both SNA and TCP/IP networking protocols for z/OS. The SNA protocols are provided by VTAM® and include Subarea, Advanced Peer-to-Peer...

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IBM System z Connectivity Handbook

IBM System z Connectivity Handbook

By: Bill White; Mario Almeida; Erik Bakker; Vicente Ranieri Jr; Jin Yang

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 17-SEP-2010

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication discusses the connectivity options available for use within and beyond the data center for the following IBM System z® family of mainframes: This book highlights the hardware and software components, functions, typical uses, coexistence, and relative merits of these connectivity features. This connectivity handbook assists readers in understanding the connectivity alternatives that are available when planning and designing their data center infrastructures. The changes to this edition are based on the System z hardware announcement dated July 22,...

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IBM System z10 Business Class Technical Overview

IBM System z10 Business Class Technical Overview

By: Marian Gasparovic; Ivan Dobos; Per Fremstad; Wolfgang Fries; Parwez Hamid; Brian Hatfield; Dick Jorna; Fernando Nogal; Karl-Erik Stenfors; Bill White

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 19-NOV-2009

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication introduces the IBM System z10™ Business Class (z10 BC) server, which is based on z/Architecture® and inherits many of the improvements made with the previously introduced System z10 Enterprise Class (z10 EC) server. With a focus on midrange enterprise computing, the z10 BC server delivers an entry point with very granular scalability and an unprecedented range of capacity settings to grow with the workload. It delivers unparalleled qualities of service to help manage growth and reduce cost and risk. The z10 BC server further extends System z® leadership...

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IBM zEnterprise System Technical Guide

IBM zEnterprise System Technical Guide

By: Bill White; Mario Almeida; Erik Bakker; Mike Ebbers; Parwez Hamid; Nobuhiro Hinuma; Ragnar Kleven; Jeff McDonough; Fernando Nogal; Vicente Ranieri; Karl-Erik Stenfors; Jin Yang

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 15-OCT-2010

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The popularity of the Internet and the affordability of IT hardware and software have resulted in an explosion of applications, architectures, and platforms. Workloads have changed. Many applications, including mission-critical ones, are deployed on a variety of platforms and the System z design has adapted to this change. It takes into account a wide range of factors, including compatibility and investment protection, to match the IT requirements of an enterprise. This IBM® Redbooks® publication discusses the IBM zEnterprise System, an IBM scalable mainframe server. IBM is taking a...

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System z on the Go: Accessing z/OS from Smartphones

System z on the Go: Accessing z/OS from Smartphones

By: Alex Louwe Kooijmans; Lydia Parziale; Reginaldo Barosa; Dave Ellis; Ankur Goyal; Fabio Riva; Kenichi Yoshimura

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 28-MAY-2010

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In this IBM® Redbooks® publication we demonstrate that it is possible to combine the traditional strengths of the mainframe to manage large volumes of data and run business transactions with the Web 2.0 paradigm. We can get simpler interfaces, better integration among different services, lightweight protocols for communication, and much more, together with the availability, security, and reliability of mainframe data. And we will show how mainframe data can be accessed by smartphones such as Android or iPhone. But we can do more to demonstrate how flexible the mainframe platform is. Through...

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z/OS: WebSphere Business Process Management V7 Production Topologies

z/OS: WebSphere Business Process Management V7 Production Topologies

By: John Gates; Christian Herrmann; John Hutchinson; Christian Ludvigsen; Kevin Senior; Martin Keen

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 07-JUN-2010

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In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, we address the configuration, administration, and security of the key runtime environments in business process management: WebSphere® Process Server V7.0 and WebSphere Business Services Fabric V7.0 for z/OS®. This book provides detailed guidance to z/OS system and database administrators who want to configure WebSphere Business Process Management production topologies. We introduce production topology concepts and terminology and explore the differences between production topologies on distributed platforms and z/OS. Through a series of...

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Security on the IBM Mainframe

Security on the IBM Mainframe

By: Karan Singh; Lennie Dymoke-Bradshaw; Thomas Castiglion; Pekka Hanninen; Vincente Ranieri Junior; Patrick Kappeler

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 30-APR-2010

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication documents the strength and value of the IBM security strategy with System z hardware and software. In an age of increasing security consciousness, IBM System z provides the capabilities to address the needs of today's business security challenges. This publication explores how System z hardware is designed to provide integrity, process isolation, and cryptographic capability to help address security requirements. We highlight the features of z/OS and other operating systems that offer a variety of customizable security elements within the framework of the...

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I/O Configuration Using z/OS HCD and HCM

I/O Configuration Using z/OS HCD and HCM

By: Karan Singh; Preben Esbensen; Peter Hoyle; Mark Pope; Jean Sylvester

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 30-APR-2010

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IBM® System z® servers offer a full range of connectivity options for attaching peripheral or internal devices for input and output to the server. At the other end of these connections are a variety of devices for data storage, printing, terminal I/O, and network routing. This combination of connectivity and hardware offer System z customers solutions to meet most connectivity requirements. However, to make use of these features, the System z server must be properly configured. This IBM Redbooks® publication takes a high-level look at the tools and processes involved in configuring a...