z/OS Version 1 Release 10 Implementation

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 13 April 2009

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ISBN-10: 0738432288
ISBN-13: 9780738432281
IBM Form #: SG24-7605-00
(594 pages)

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Authors: Paul Rogers, Patrick Bruinsma, Paul-Robert Hering, George Kozakos, Lutz Kuehner, Jean-Louis Lafitte, Gil Peleg


This IBM® Redbooks® publication positions the new z/OS® Version 1 Release 10 for migration by discussing many of the new functions that are available. The goal for the z/OS platform is to eliminate, automate, and simplify tasks without sacrificing z/OS strengths, and to deliver a z/OS management facility that is easy to learn and use.
This release of the operating system supports new capabilities that are designed to provide the following enhanced and new functions:
- An architectural limit of hundreds of terabytes (TBs) for DASD volumes, up from the current limit of approximately 54 GB per volume. Known as Extended Address Volume (EAV), this function is planned to initially support 223 GB per volume on z/OS V1R10 and IBM System Storage™ DS8000® , when available.
- Up to 64 engines, up to 1.5 TB per server with up to 1.0 TB of real memory per LPAR, and support for large (1 MB) pages on the z10 EC, providing performance for critical workloads.
- HiperDispatch can help provide increased scalability and performance of higher n-way z10 EC systems by improving the way workload is dispatched within the server.
- A new Basic HyperSwap™ capability (to be enabled by TotalStorage® Productivity Center for Replication Basic Edition for
System z® ).
- Improved management for processor capacity via a new Capacity Provisioning Manager.
- Improved productivity with simplifying diagnosis and problem determination.
- Expanded Health Check services.
- Automatic dump and re-IPL capability.
- zIIP-assisted z/OS Global Mirror (XRC) and additional z/OS XML System Services exploitation of zIIP and zAAP help make these workloads more attractive on System z.
A new SMP/E version helps simplify the task of verifying required software fixes identified in Preventive Service Planning (PSP) buckets. PSP buckets identify required software fixes for new hardware devices, toleration and coexistence of new software releases, and for enabling new functions.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. z/OS Version 1 Release 10 overview
Chapter 2. Installation considerations
Chapter 3. Extended address volume
Chapter 4. 64-bit common virtual storage
Chapter 5. InfiniBand support
Chapter 6. z/OS Capacity Provisioning
Chapter 7. New features of XL C/C++
Chapter 8. Workload Manager (WLM)
Chapter 9. IBM Health Checker for z/OS
Chapter 10. JES3 enhancements
Chapter 11. Global resource serialization (GRS)
Chapter 12. DFSMS enhancements
Chapter 13. Common Information Model
Chapter 14. XML enhancements
Chapter 15. RRS enhancements
Chapter 16. SMP/E V3R5 enhancements
Chapter 17. Language Environment enhancements
Chapter 18. z/OS UNIX System Services
Chapter 19. z/OS UNIX-related applications
Chapter 20. JES2 enhancements
Chapter 21. HiperDispatch
Chapter 22. IOS enhancements
Chapter 23. ISPF enhancements
Chapter 24. Service aids enhancements
Chapter 25. XCF/XES enhancements
Chapter 26. HLASM
Chapter 27. Console services
Chapter 28. z/OS BCP allocation

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