ABCs of z/OS System Programming Volume 10

An IBM Redbooks publication

Note: A new draft version of this publication is now available

Published 20 March 2012, updated 30 December 2016

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ISBN-10: 073843650X
ISBN-13: 9780738436500
IBM Form #: SG24-6990-04
(648 pages)

Authors: Paul Rogers, Alvaro Salla, Luiz Carlos Orsoni


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 follows:
Volume 1: Introduction to z/OS and storage concepts, TSO/E, ISPF, JCL, SDSF, and z/OS delivery and installation
Volume 2: z/OS implementation and daily maintenance, defining subsystems, JES2 and JES3, LPA, LNKLST, authorized libraries, SMP/E, Language Environment
Volume 3: Introduction to DFSMS, data set basics storage management hardware and software, catalogs, and DFSMStvs
Volume 4: Communication Server, TCP/IP, and VTAM
Volume 5: Base and Parallel Sysplex, System Logger, Resource Recovery Services (RRS), global resource serialization (GRS), z/OS system operations, automatic restart management (ARM), Geographically Dispersed Parallel Sysplex (GDPS)
Volume 6: Introduction to security, RACF, Digital certificates and PKI, Kerberos, cryptography and z990 integrated cryptography, zSeries firewall technologies, LDAP, and Enterprise identity mapping (EIM)
Volume 7: Printing in a z/OS environment, Infoprint Server and Infoprint Central
Volume 8: An introduction to z/OS problem diagnosis
Volume 9: z/OS UNIX System Services
Volume 10: Introduction to z/Architecture, zSeries processor design, zSeries connectivity, LPAR concepts, HCD, and HMC
Volume 11: Capacity planning, performance management, RMF, and SMF
Volume 12: WLM
Volume 13: JES3

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to z/Architecture
Chapter 2. Introducing the IBM z10
Chapter 3. Introducing the IBM zEnterprise
Chapter 4. zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension Model 002 (zBX)
Chapter 5. z/Enterprise Unified Resource Manager
Chapter 6. System z connectivity
Chapter 7. Virtualization and Logical Partition (LPAR) concepts
Chapter 8. Hardware Configuration Definition (HCD)
Chapter 9. DS8000 series concepts

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