z/OS V1.11 DFSMS Release Guide

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 19 November 2010

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ISBN-10: 0738434418
ISBN-13: 9780738434414
IBM Form #: SG24-7768-00
(552 pages)

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Authors: Mary Lovelace, Andre Coelho, Anthony Fletcher, Juergen Hoerner, Norbert Schlumberger, Hien Troung, Craig Vernon


Each release of data facility storage management subsystem (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 summary of the functions and enhancements in z/OS V1R11 DFSMS. It provides you with the information that 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 has been integrated into z/OS DFSMS V1R11.

This book was 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. New and enhanced functions in z/OS V1.11 DFSMS
Chapter 2. DFSMSdfp enhancements in V1R11
Chapter 3. DFSMS Object Access Method enhancements
Chapter 4. Extended Address Volume enhancements
Chapter 5. DFSMShsm enhancements
Chapter 6. VSAM and Record Level Sharing enhancements
Chapter 7. SMS enhancements
Chapter 8. Utilities
Chapter 9. IBM System Storage Virtual Tape Facility for Mainframe
Chapter 10. DFSMSrmm enhancements
Chapter 11. Network File System enhancements
Appendix A. OAM implementation hints and tips
Appendix B. APARs to be reviewed

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