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IBM System z10 Enterprise Class Technical Guide

IBM System z10 Enterprise Class Technical Guide

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

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 11-NOV-2009

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication discusses the IBM System z10™ Enterprise Class, which offers a continuation of IBM scalable mainframe servers. Based on z/Architecture®, the IBM System z10 Enterprise Class (z10 EC) 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 the flexibility of...

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IBM System z Personal Development Tool: Volume 3 Additional Topics

IBM System z Personal Development Tool: Volume 3 Additional Topics

By: Bill Ogden

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 18-JUN-2013

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication introduces the IBM System z® Personal Development Tool (zPDT), which runs on an underlying Linux system based on an Intel processor. zPDT provides a System z system on a PC capable of running current System z operating systems, including emulation of selected System z I/O devices and control units. It is intended as a development, demonstration, and learning platform; it is not designed as a production system. This book, discussing more advanced topics, is the last of three volumes. The first volume introduces zPDT and provides reference material for zPDT...

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Improving Productivity with IBM ISPF Productivity Tool V7.1 for z/OS

Improving Productivity with IBM ISPF Productivity Tool V7.1 for z/OS

By: Michael Rotter; Eugenie Alexander; Rodney Almodovar; Balachandran Chandrasekaran; Pearlson Christopher; Steve Coalbran; Mark Leung; Jean Mothersele; Chaitra Narayanaswamy; Kevin Neubert; Richard Pace; Walter Zakorchemny

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 24-APR-2013

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication introduces the IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF) Productivity Tool (IPT) Version 7, Release 1 for IBM z/OS®. IPT operates as a seamlessly integrated front end to ISPF. Note the following points: IPT functionality is available from any panel, without a need to modify any ISPF Primary Options Menu. All IPT functions are totally integrated. IPT can perform almost any activity within ISPF, or internally invoke the function that can perform the task. IPT combines separately provided ISPF utility functions and new ISPF...

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Extending z/OS System Management Functions with IBM zAware

Extending z/OS System Management Functions with IBM zAware

By: Frank Kyne; Karan Singh; Karla Arndt; Stephen Barton; Mark Noonan; Ryotaroh Sawada

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 21-MAR-2013

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication explains the capabilities of the IBM System z® Advanced Workload Analysis Reporter (IBM zAware), and shows how you can use it as an integral part of your existing System z management tools. IBM zAware is an integrated, self-learning, analytics solution for IBM z/OS® that helps identify unusual system behavior in near real time. It is designed to help IT personnel improve problem determination so they can restore service quickly and improve overall availability. The book gives you a conceptual description of the IBM zAware appliance. It will help you to...

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Real-time Fraud Detection Analytics on IBM System z

Real-time Fraud Detection Analytics on IBM System z

By: Mike Ebbers; Dheeraj Reddy Chintala; Priya Ranjan; Lakshminarayanan Sreenivasan

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 03-APR-2013

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Payment fraud can be defined as an intentional deception or misrepresentation that is designed to result in an unauthorized benefit. Fraud schemes are becoming more complex and difficult to identify. It is estimated that industries lose nearly $1 trillion USD annually because of fraud. The ideal solution is where you avoid making fraudulent payments without slowing down legitimate payments. This solution requires that you adopt a comprehensive fraud business architecture that applies predictive analytics. This IBM® Redbooks® publication begins with the business process flows of several...

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New Ways of Running IBM z/OS Batch Applications

New Ways of Running IBM z/OS Batch Applications

By: Zaid Faydi; Alex Louwe Kooijmans; Elsie Ramos

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 13-MAY-2013

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Mainframe computers play a central role in the daily operations of many of the worlds largest corporations. Batch processing is still a fundamental, mission-critical component of the workloads that run on the mainframe and a large portion of the workload on IBM® z/OS® systems is processed in batch mode. This IBM Redbooks® publication is the second volume in a series of four in which we describe 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 volume...

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IBM zEnterprise EC12 Configuration Setup

IBM zEnterprise EC12 Configuration Setup

By: Karan Singh; Sandra Tomoko Minami Abe; Srikanth R. Adige; Lei Ming Cao; Joao Francisco Veiga Kiffer; Woojin Lee; Gianmauro De Marchi; Kazuhiro Nakajima; Botrous Thalouth

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 28-MAY-2013

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication helps you install, configure, and maintain the IBM zEnterprise EC12 server. The zEC12 offers new functions that require a comprehensive understanding of the available configuration options. This book presents configuration setup scenarios, and describes implementation examples in detail. This book is intended for systems engineers, hardware planners, and anyone who needs to understand IBM System z® configuration and implementation. Readers should be generally familiar with current IBM System z technology and terminology. For details about the zEC12 server,...

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Linux on IBM eServer zSeries and S/390: Large Scale Linux Deployment

Linux on IBM eServer zSeries and S/390: Large Scale Linux Deployment

By: Gregory Geiselhart; Malcolm Beattie; Vic Cross; Michael Donovan; Aaron Kirby; Lutz Kuehner; Julie Murphy; Michael Weisbach

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 17-OCT-2002

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This IBM Redbooks publication discusses techniques available for building a large farm of Linux servers running under zVM (a "penguin colony"). It has been developed for system administrators and I/T architects who are responsible for developing optimized solutions for large Linux systems installed on IBM eServer zSeries and S/390 machines. The book is divided into three parts. We first discuss basic VM concepts and commands, and examine tools available on z/VM that can help you create and monitor a server farm. We then cover networking features and options, and discuss network high...

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Writing Optimized Java Applications for z/OS

Writing Optimized Java Applications for z/OS

By: Tamas Vilaghy; Vasukh Doddaballapur; Sebastien Llaurency; Hong Min; Dinkar Tiwari

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 15-OCT-2002

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This IBM Redbooks publication is designed to help you write optimized Java applications for z/OS. It addresses different aspects of performance, and discusses architectures, design patterns, coding techniques, deployment, and data access issues. It applies to WebSphere for z/OS Version 4.0.1 for use with the z/OS Operating System Version 1.1and above. Using tips on writing Java-based solutions that have been collected from many different sources, we show how applying many of these tips and measuring performance can help you tune your Java application to perform better on z/OS. We describe how...

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Merging Systems into a Sysplex

Merging Systems into a Sysplex

By: Frank Kyne; Jeff Belot; Grant Bigham; Alberto Camara Jr.; Michael Ferguson; Gavin Foster; Roger Lowe; Mirian Minomizaki Sato; Graeme Simpson; Valeria Sokal; Feroni Suhood

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 19-DEC-2002

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This IBM Redbooks publication provides information to help Systems Programmers plan for merging systems into a sysplex. zSeries systems are highly flexibile systems capable of processing many workloads. As a result, there are many things to consider when merging independent systems into the more closely integrated environment of a sysplex. This book will help you identify these issues in advance and thereby ensure a successful project. Please note that the additional material referenced in the text is not available from IBM....

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zSeries Crypto Guide Update

zSeries Crypto Guide Update

By: Chris Rayns; Pekka Hanninen; Jack Hoarau; Patrick Kappeler; Robert Malaval

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 11-APR-2003

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This IBM Redbooks publication is designed to help you understand and implement the z/OS Cryptographic PCICC and PCICA cards. Although this book focuses on the enablement of the z/OS PCICC and PCICA products, cryptography and the available services on z/OS are also discussed and explained, with special attention given to the new Trusted Key Entry (TKE 3.1) workstation. In addition, we look at how Linux for zSeries supports the exploitation of the PCICC and PCICA cryptographic coprocessors by using a generic device driver called z90crypt, which routes the cryptographic work to the PCICC or...

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Patterns on z/OS: Connecting Self-Service Applications to the Enterprise

Patterns on z/OS: Connecting Self-Service Applications to the Enterprise

By: Franck Injey; Katja Findeis; Yu Tang; Michael Zelbel

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 04-MAR-2003

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Patterns for e-business are a group of proven, reusable assets that can be used to increase the speed of developing and deploying Web applications. The pattern discussed in this IBM Redbooks publication, the Self-Service::Directly Integrated Single Channel application pattern, covers Web applications needing one or more point-to-point connections with backend applications. In Part 1, we discuss the requirements and challenges of e-business on z/OS, and guide you through the process of selecting an Application and Runtime pattern. The z/OS-specific product mappings are identified, based upon...

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Implementing PKI Services on z/OS

Implementing PKI Services on z/OS

By: Chris Rayns; Roland Trauner; Theo Antoff; Vicente Ranieri; Jack Jones; Patrick Kappeler

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 11-FEB-2004

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This IBM Redbooks publication is designed to help you understand and implement Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Services on z/OS. As an overview of PKI Services on z/OS, this book looks into two different ways of installing PKI Services: the traditional step-by-step configuration that you do yourself, and by using the new IKYSETUP configuration utility, which enables you to enter certain parameters and then run IKEYSETUP to configure PKI Services for you. We also look at the PKI exit and show an example of this. A chapter about PKI Services and the Cryptographic Coprocessor discusses the...

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Using z/VM v 6.2 Single System Image (SSI) and Live Guest Relocation (LGR)

Using z/VM v 6.2 Single System Image (SSI) and Live Guest Relocation (LGR)

By: Lydia Parziale; Edi Lopes Alves; Susy Heisser; Rob Hunt; Jo Johnston; Volker Masen; Srivatsan Venkatesan

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 31-AUG-2012

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In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, we expand upon the concepts and experiences described in "An introduction to z/VM Single System Image (SSI) and Live Guest Relocation (LGR)", SG24-8006. An overview of that book is provided in Chapter 1, “Overview of SSI and LGR” on page 1. In writing this book, we re-used the same lab environment used in the first book, but expanded it to include IBM DB2® v10 on Linux on System z®, two IBM WebSphere® Application Server environments, and added a WebSphere application, used for performance benchmarking, which provided a workload that allowed us to...

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DB2 SQL Tuning Tips for z/OS Developers

DB2 SQL Tuning Tips for z/OS Developers

By: Tony Andrews

Publisher: IBM Press

Publication Date: 15-OCT-2012

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The Definitive Solutions-Oriented Guide to IBM® DB2® for z/OS®: Now Fully Updated for Both v9 and v10! The largest database tuning performance gains can often be obtained from tuning application code, and applications that use SQL to retrieve data are the best candidates for tuning. This well-organized, easy-to-understand reference brings together more than 100 SQL-related skills and techniques that any developer can use to build and optimize DB2 applications for consistently superior performance. DB2 tuning expert Tony Andrews (“Tony the Tuner”) draws on more than 20 years of...

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z/VM on an EFS Base: Getting Started

z/VM on an EFS Base: Getting Started

By: Bill Ogden

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 28-APR-2004

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This IBM Redbooks publication provides a basic introduction to z/VM usage in a specific environment and assumes the use of a particular z/VM implementation (which is described in detail). With this starting point, we discuss the initial structure of z/VM and describe a number of common tasks (step by step) along with the rationale for these tasks. The user is assumed to have a common z/OS implementation or a common Linux for S/390 system, or both, already installed. We assume that the total operation is on an IBM ThinkPad with the FLEX-ES product installed. ...

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Z/OS V1R3 and V1R5 DFSMS Technical Guide

Z/OS V1R3 and V1R5 DFSMS Technical Guide

By: Cathy Warrick; Frank Byrne; Craig Vernon

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 26-APR-2004

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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 V1R3 DFSMS, z/OS V1R5 DFSMS, and some preview topics for z/OS V1R6 DFSMS. It provides you with the information you need to understand and evaluate the content of this DFSMS release, along with practical implementation hints and tips. Also included are...

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Optimizing DB2 Queries with IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS

Optimizing DB2 Queries with IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS

By: Paolo Bruni; Patric Becker; Willie Favero; Ravikumar Kalyanasundaram; Andrew Keenan; Steffen Knoll; Nin Lei; Cristian Molaro; P S Prem

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 17-AUG-2012

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The IBM® DB2® Analytics Accelerator Version 2.1 for IBM z/OS® (also called DB2 Analytics Accelerator or Query Accelerator in this book and in DB2 for z/OS documentation) is a marriage of the IBM System z® Quality of Service and Netezza® technology to accelerate complex queries in a DB2 for z/OS highly secure and available environment. Superior performance and scalability with rapid appliance deployment provide an ideal solution for complex analysis. This IBM Redbooks® publication provides technical decision-makers with a broad understanding of the IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator architecture...

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z/OS Version 1 Release 5 Implementation

z/OS Version 1 Release 5 Implementation

By: Paul Rogers; Patrick Bruinsma; Olivier Daurces; Robert Kohler; Meganen Naidoo; Miha Petric; Natabar Sahoo

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 30-NOV-2004

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z/OS Version 1 Release 5 offers a number of enhancements that improve availability, scalability and performance, application flexibility, and ease of use. In this IBM Redbooks publication, we describe these functional enhancements and provide information to help you install, tailor, and configure this release. After giving an overview of this release, we cover the enhancements made to the following components: - ServerPac - Base Control Program (BCP) - JES3 - JES2 - SDSF - Infoprint Server - ISPF - Workload Manager (WLM) - Console restructure - RMF - SMP/E for z/OS and OS/390 - UNIX System...

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Disaster Recovery with DB2 UDB for z/OS

Disaster Recovery with DB2 UDB for z/OS

By: Paolo Bruni; Pierluigi Buratti; Florence Dubois; Judy Ruby-Brown; Christian Skalberg; Tsumugi Taira; Kyungsoon Um

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 23-NOV-2004

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DB2 for z/OS is the database of choice for critical data for many enterprises. It is becoming more and more important to protect this data in case of disaster and to be able to restart with a consistent copy of the DB2 data as quick as possible and with minimal losses. A broad range of functions can be used for the disaster recovery of DB2 subsystems. The traditional DB2 based solution consists of safe keeping and restoring image copies and logs. More general functions, applicable not only to DB2 data, but to the whole system, are hardware related, such as tape vaulting or disk...