z/OS V1R7 DFSMS Technical Update

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 28 December 2006, updated 29 December 2006

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ISBN-10: 073848976X
ISBN-13: 9780738489766
IBM Form #: SG24-7225-00
(370 pages)

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Authors: Mary Lovelace, Anthony Fletcher, Juergen Hoerner, Gwydion Tudor


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 V1R7 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 enhancements that were made available through an enabling PTF that have been integrated into z/OS DFSMS V1R7.

This book is written for storage professionals and system programmers who have experience with the components of DFSMS. It provides sufficient information so that you can start prioritizing the implementation of new functions and evaluating their applicability in your DFSMS environment.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. What is new in DFSMS V1R7
Chapter 2. DFSMSdfp V1R7 enhancements
Chapter 3. OAM enhancements
Chapter 4. DFSMShsm enhancements
Chapter 5. DFSMSdss enhancements
Chapter 6. DFSMSrmm V1R7 enhancements
Chapter 7. NFS enhancements
Chapter 8. DFSMS futures
Appendix A. Code samples
Appendix B. APAR text

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