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Removing Barriers Between Devs and Ops teams with IBM CICS Transaction Server
z Systems Software

Solution Guide, published 19 Feb 2016

To speed the release of new applications and updates, the IT industry is seeking to apply agile and lean principles to development and deployment. At the core of these principles is eliminating wasted work, breaking down artificial barriers between related functional teams, and adopting continuous release cycles that push improvements out to users faster than ever. In response to this effort, a new, more aggressive, and business-driven approach called DevOps has emerged. DevOps combines many traditional development and operations activities such that applications can be built, deployed, ... [more]


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LAD: z/OS SDSFAUX
z Systems

Redpaper, published 19 Feb 2016

This Learn Adopt Deploy (LAD) IBM® Redpaper™ publication describes the new SDSF functionality that is available through functionality program temporary fixes (PTFs). SDSFAUX is a new address space that enhances SDSF functionality to provide more system-related information to the user. This paper includes information to help you meet the following goals: - Learn about the new SDSF functionality. - Adopt the software into your environment. - Deploy and integrate SDSFAUX into your operational ... [more]


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Reduce Storage Occupancy and Increase Operations Efficiency with IBM zEnterprise Data Compression
z Systems

Redbooks, published 24 Feb 2015, last updated 17 Feb 2016

IBM® zEnterprise® Data Compression (zEDC) capability and the Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe or PCI Express) hardware adapter called zEDC Express were announced in July 2013 as enhancements to the IBM z/OS® V2.1 operating system (OS) and the IBM zEnterprise EC12 (zEC12) and the IBM zEnterprise BC12 (zBC12). zEDC is optimized for use with large sequential files, and uses an industry-standard compression library. zEDC can help to improve disk usage and optimize cross-platform exchange of data with minimal effect on processor usage. The first candidate for such compression was ... [more]


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IBM DS8884 and z13s: A new cost optimized solution
Disk storage

Redpaper, published 16 Feb 2016, last updated 16 Feb 2016

The IBM® zEnterprise® z13s server is the successor to the IBM zEnterprise BC12 (zBC12) and is the fifth member of the zEnterprise central processor complex (CPC) family. It combines nicely with the IBM DS8884 to provide a new entry point solution for enterprises of all sizes. This IBM Redpaper™ publication summarizes the key features of the z13s and the DS8884. It also reviews the synergy functions and key integration points between the z Systems™ and the DS8884 that provide a world-class high availability solution, delivering extraordinary ... [more]


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The Benefits of Co-location
z Systems Software

Point-of-View, published 16 Feb 2016

The volume of data being generated and transmitted by cloud-based technologies (such as mobile, analytics and social computing applications) is continuously growing. This dynamic puts increasing pressure on businesses and their IT organizations. Businesses and IT organizations must provide fast access to data across the web, application, and database tiers that comprise most enterprise workloads. Using new developments in z Systems internal local area network (LAN) and device technology, along with a new sockets-based direct memory move protocol, transactional response times can be optimized ... [more]


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IBM z/OS V2R1 Communications Server TCP/IP Implementation Volume 4: Security and Policy-Based Networking
z Systems

Redbooks, published 17 Dec 2013, last updated 10 Feb 2016

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. 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 collection of ... [more]


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IBM z/OS V1R13 Communications Server TCP/IP Implementation: Volume 4 Security and Policy-Based Networking
z Systems

Redbooks, published 29 Mar 2012, last updated 10 Feb 2016

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 collection ... [more]


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Apache Spark for the Enterprise: Setting the Business Free
z Systems

Redpaper, published 9 Feb 2016, last updated 9 Feb 2016

Analytics is increasingly an integral part of day-to-day operations at today's leading businesses, and transformation is also occurring through huge growth in mobile and digital channels. Enterprise organizations are attempting to leverage analytics in new ways and transition existing analytics capabilities to respond with more flexibility while making the most efficient use of highly valuable data science skills. The recent growth and adoption of Apache Spark as an analytics framework and platform is very timely and helps meet these challenging demands. The Apache Spark environment on IBM ... [more]


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Creating IBM z/OS Cloud Services
z Systems

Redbooks, published 8 Feb 2016

This IBM® Redbooks® publication discusses the real world experience of an enterprise that developed and implemented IBM z/OS® cloud services. This book shares the experience of a team at Walmart Technology, Walmart Stores, Inc.® and some of the decisions they made to create business critical cloud services. These experiences and approaches relate to the z/OS platform, and might not apply to other hybrid cloud approaches. This book highlights the strengths and characteristics of z/OS that led the Walmart infrastructure and software engineers to use this platform as they transitioned from a ... [more]


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IBM z/OS V2R2: Diagnostics
z Systems

Redbooks, published 26 Jan 2016

This IBM® Redbooks® publication helps you to become familiar with the technical changes that were introduced into the Diagnostics area with IBM z/OS® V2R2. This book is one of a series of IBM Redbooks publications that take a modular approach to providing information about the updates that are included with z/OS V2R2. This approach has the following goals: - Provide modular content - Group the technical changes into a topic - Provide a more streamlined way of finding relevant information that is based on the topic We hope you find this approach useful, and we welcome your ... [more]


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The Virtualization Cookbook for z/VM 6.3, RHEL 6.4, and SLES 11 SP3: Preview
z Systems

Web Doc, published 5 Nov 2013, last updated 26 Jan 2016

The IBM® Redbooks® publication The Virtualization Cookbook for z/VM 6.3, RHEL 6.4, and SLES 11 SP3, SG24-8147 explains how to set up your own Linux virtual servers on IBM System z® hardware under IBM z/VM® by using step-by-step instructions. It adopts a cookbook format that provides a concise, repeatable set of procedures for installing and configuring z/VM in an LPAR and then installing and customizing Linux. In this Web Doc, we explain how the book is not just a cookbook of different recipes, but is a lesson about how to create a whole z/VM and Linux on System z dinner, from soup to ... [more]


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IBM CICS Performance Series: Web Services Performance in CICS TS V5.3
z Systems Software

Redpaper, published 20 Jan 2016, last updated 21 Jan 2016

This IBM® Redpaper™ publication describes a set of benchmarks comparing an IBM CICS® web services workload running in various configuration scenarios. This paper starts with an IBM CICS Transaction Server (CICS TS) V5.2 benchmark running on an IBM zEnterprise® EC12 (zEC12), and shows the performance characteristics of that same workload running on a similarly configured IBM z13™ (z13). We then compare the same workload running on IBM CICS TS V5.3 and demonstrate the performance benefits of CICS TS V5.3 as compared with CICS TS V5.2 for various scenarios, including Secure Sockets Layer ... [more]


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IBM CICS Performance Series: CICS TS V5.3 Benchmark on IBM z13
z Systems Software

Redpaper, published 15 Jan 2016

This IBM® Redpaper™ publication documents the performance characteristic benchmarks of two high-transaction rate IBM CICS® Transaction Server for IBM z/OS® workloads:
- The first workload executes on a single IBM z13™ logical partition (LPAR) with 18 central processors (CPs) up to a rate of 174,000 CICS transactions per second.
- The second workload executes on a single z13 LPAR with 26 CPs up to a rate of 227,000 CICS transactions per second (TPS).
The motivation for the benchmark is to demonstrate some of the benefits of CICS Transaction Server (CICS TS) V5.3, ... [more]


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CICS and DevOps: What You Need to Know
z Systems Software

Redbooks, published 12 Jan 2016

This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides an example approach of an agile IT team that implements development and operations (DevOps) capabilities into an IBM CICS® application. Several tools are used to show how teams can achieve transparency, traceability, and automation in their application lifecycle with the assistance of all the stakeholders to deliver high-quality application changes that meet the requirements. The application changes that are built highlight the composable and dynamic nature of using CICS, the Liberty JVM runtime server, and IBM UrbanCode™ Deploy, which allows ... [more]


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Securing Your Mobile Mainframe
z Systems

Point-of-View, published 29 Dec 2015

To achieve business goals today, Systems of Record (SoR) that are serving transactional and data services must interface with Systems of Engagement (SoE) that are increasingly represented by mobile devices. System security and integrity is an IBM commitment and a focus for this Point of View. This document is for businesses that are interested in end-to-end security from the mobile device to the transactional end point. The following critical topics are covered: - Secured mobile transaction challenges - The mainframe as the backbone for secure mobile workloads - The four pillars of security ... [more]


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IBM z/OS V2R2: Availability Management
z Systems

Redbooks, published 15 Dec 2015, last updated 17 Dec 2015

This IBM® Redbooks® publication helps you to become familiar with the technical changes that were introduced into the Availability Management areas with IBM z/OS® V2R2. This book is one of a series of IBM Redbooks that take a modular approach to providing information about the updates that are included with z/OS V2R2. This approach has the following goals: - Provide modular content - Group the technical changes into a topic - Provide a more streamlined way of finding relevant information that is based on the topic We hope you find this approach useful and we welcome your ... [more]


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IBM z/OS V2R2: Storage Management and Utilities
z Systems

Redbooks, published 15 Dec 2015, last updated 17 Dec 2015

This IBM® Redbooks® publication helps you to become familiar with the technical changes that were introduced into the Storage Management and Utilities areas with IBM z/OS V2R2. This book is one of a series of IBM Redbooks that take a modular approach to providing information about the updates that are included with z/OS V2R2. This approach has the following goals: - Provide modular content - Group the technical changes into a topic - Provide a more streamlined way of finding relevant information that is based on the topic We hope you find this approach useful and we welcome your ... [more]


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IBM z/OS V2R2: Performance
z Systems

Redbooks, published 17 Dec 2015

This IBM® Redbooks® publication helps you to become familiar with the technical changes that were introduced into the performance areas with IBM z/OS® V2R2. This book is one of a series of IBM Redbooks publications that take a modular approach to providing information about the updates that are contained within z/OS V2R2. This approach has the following goals: - Provide modular content - Group the technical changes into a topic - Provide a more streamlined way of finding relevant information based on the topic. We hope you find this approach is useful. We value your ... [more]


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IBM z/OS V2R2: Security
z Systems

Redbooks, published 15 Dec 2015, last updated 17 Dec 2015

This IBM® Redbooks® publication helps you to become familiar with the technical changes that were introduced to the security areas with IBM z/OS® V2R2. The following chapters are included: - Chapter 1, “RACF updates” on page 1: In this chapter, we describe the read-only auditor attribute, password security enhancements, RACDCERT (granular certificate administration), UNIX search authority, and RACF Remote sharing facility (RRSF). - Chapter 2, “LDAP updates” on page 13: In this chapter, we describe the activity log enhancements, compatibility level upgrade without LDAP outage, dynamic ... [more]


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IBM z/OS V2R2: User Interfaces
z Systems

Redbooks, published 17 Dec 2015

This IBM® Redbooks® publication helps you to become familiar with the technical changes that were introduced into the User Interface areas of IBM z/OS® V2R2. This publication is one in a series of IBM Redbooks publications that take a modular approach to providing information about the updates within z/OS V2R2. This approach has the following goals: - Provide modular content - Group the technical changes into a topic - Provide a more streamlined way of finding relevant information that is based on the topic It is our hope that this approach is useful. We value your ... [more]


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