Approaches to Optimize Batch Processing on z/OS

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 25 October 2012

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ISBN-10: 0738450685
ISBN-13: 9780738450681
IBM Form #: REDP-4816-00
(86 pages)

Authors: Alex Louwe-Kooijmans, Elsie Ramos, Jan van Cappelle, Lydia Duijvestijn, Tomohiko Kaneki, Martin Packer

Abstract

Batch performance optimization remains an important topic for many companies today, whether merging workloads, supporting growth, reducing cost or extending the online day.

This IBM® Redpaper™ publication describes a general approach that can be used to optimize the batch window in a z/OS® environment. This paper outlines a structured methodology using anti-patterns and tools that can be followed to increase batch productivity.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Getting started
Chapter 2. Analysis steps
Chapter 3. Governance
Chapter 4. Anti-patterns
Chapter 5. Tools

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