z/TPF Application Modernization using Standard and Open Middleware

28 Jun 2013, Redbooks ... In a world where product lifespans are often measured in months, the IBM® Transaction Processing Facility has remained relevant for more than four decades by continuing to process high volumes of transactions quickly and reliably. As the ...

z/TPF and WebSphere Application Server in a Service Oriented Architecture

26 Apr 2007, Redbooks ... In the simplest terms, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) is a means by which unlike (or like) systems can communicate with one other despite differences between each system’s heritage. The goal of SOA is allow the owning enterprises to ...

WebSphere for z/OS to CICS and IMS Connectivity Performance

1 May 2006, Redpapers ... The objective of this IBM Redpaper is to help you understand the performance implications of the different connectivity options from WebSphere Application Server for IBM z/OS to CICS or IMS. This paper is intended to be a companion to ...

IBM z/Transaction Processing Facility: Overview and Enterprise Integration using SOA

26 Jan 2010, Redguides ... IT executives and decision makers are under constant pressure to deliver simultaneously near-term cost savings while also modernizing IT architectures and systems to allow the business to respond more rapidly to, and to take advantage of, ...

CICS Transaction Server from Start to Finish

7 Dec 2011, Redbooks ... In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, we discuss CICS®, which stands for Customer Information Control System. It is a general-purpose transaction processing subsystem for the z/OS® operating system. CICS provides services for running an ...

CICS Transaction Gateway for z/OS Version 6.1

21 May 2006, Archived Redbooks ... The CICS Transaction Gateway (CICS TG) is used widely to provide access to CICS programs from Java environments. It provides the IBM implementation of the J2EE Connector Architecture (JCA). This IBM Redbooks publication introduces the new ...

IMS Version 11 Technical Overview

27 Oct 2009, Redbooks ... IMS™ provides leadership in performance, reliability and security to help you implement the most strategic and critical enterprise applications. IMS also keeps pace with the evolving IT industry. Information Management System Version 11 ...

Exploring Systems Monitoring for CICS Transaction Gateway V7.1 for z/OS

3 Apr 2008, Redbooks ... How can you manage your CICS Transaction Gateway systems on z/OS so as to meet the growing availability and performance requirements of your business? The CICS Transaction Gateway V7.1 provides a wealth of new systems monitoring ...

Leveraging CICS Events with an ESB

9 Aug 2010, Redbooks ... There are many reasons to use an enterprise service bus (ESB) as the event bus: Transformation: Function that transforms the incoming event by translating or splitting it Enrichment: Function that enriches the content ...

IBM System z9 109 Configuration Setup

4 May 2006, Redbooks ... The IBM System z9 109 has many new features that require careful planning and a comprehensive understanding of all available configuration options and tools. This IBM Redbooks publication will help you install, tailor, configure, and ...

Introduction to CICS Dynamic Scripting

30 Jun 2011, Redbooks ... IBM® CICS® Transaction Server Feature Pack for Dynamic Scripting embeds and integrates technology from WebSphere® sMash into the CICS TS V4.1 run time, helping to reduce the time and cost of CICS application development. The Feature Pack ...

IBM eServer zSeries 890 Technical Introduction

27 May 2004, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication introduces the IBM eServer zSeries 890, which represents the continuation of the scalable servers featured with the IBM eServer zSeries 990. The z890 is based on z/Architecture, the zSeries building blocks of ...

IBM eServer zSeries 990 Technical Guide

23 May 2004, Redbooks ... The IBM Eserver zSeries® 990 scalable server provides major extensions to the existing zSeries architecture and capabilities. The concept of Logical Channel Subsystems is added, and the maximum number of Processor Units and logical ...

CICS and SOA: Architecture and Integration Choices

26 Mar 2012, Redbooks ... The service-oriented architecture (SOA) style of integration involves breaking an application down into common, repeatable services that can be used by other applications (both internal and external) in an organization, independent of the ...

Using z/VM for Test and Development Environments: A Roundup

26 Feb 2007, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication shows the strengths of z/VM and how you can use these strengths to create a highly flexible test and production environment. Some of the strengths of z/VM that are shown in this book are that you can run ...

IBM TS7700 Release 4.2 Guide

19 Apr 2019, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication covers IBM TS7700 R4.2. The IBM TS7700 is part of a family of IBM Enterprise tape products. This book is intended for system architects and storage administrators who want to integrate their storage systems ...

Supporting On Demand Business Applications with the IBM Problem Determination Tools (APA, DT, DT with Advanced Facilities, FA, File Export, FM, WS)

21 Sep 2006, Archived Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication introduces the IBM Problem Determination and Deployment Tools for z/OS and OS/390. The tools covered are: -> IBM Application Performance Analyzer for z/OS Version 1 Release 1 -> IBM Debug Tool for z/OS ...

Understanding Mainframe Economics

14 Aug 2014, Point-of-View ... The cost of running a workload can be lower on the mainframe than on other platforms you may be considering. When considering the economics of the mainframe, simple benchmark test results can be misleading. Variability in workload demand ...

IBM IMS Version 12 Technical Overview

25 Oct 2011, Redbooks ... IBM® Information Management System (IMS™) provides leadership in performance, reliability, and security to help you implement the most strategic and critical enterprise applications. IMS also keeps pace with the IT industry. IMS, ...

Co-locating Transactional and Data Warehouse Workloads on System z

3 Dec 2010, Redbooks ... As business cycles speed up, many customers gain significant competitive advantage from quicker and more accurate business decision-making by using real data. For many customers, choosing the path to co-locate their transactional and ...

IBM TS7700 Release 3.3

11 Apr 2017, Redbooks ... Note: The IBM TS7700 Release 4.0 Guide, SG24-8366 is available at: http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/abstracts/sg248366.html IBM® TS7700 is a family of mainframe virtual tape solutions that optimize data protection and business continuance for ...

IBM zEnterprise BC12 Technical Guide

3 Mar 2015, Redbooks ... The popularity of the Internet and the affordability of information technology (IT) hardware and software have resulted in an explosion dramatic increase in the number of applications, architectures, and platforms. Workloads have changed. ...

IBM TS7760 R4.2 Cloud Storage Tier Guide

19 Apr 2019, Redpapers ... Building on over 20 years of virtual tape experience, the TS7760 now supports the ability to store virtual tape volumes in an object store. This IBM Redpaper publication helps you set up and configure the new cloud object storage support ...

IBM System z9 Business Class Technical Introduction

20 May 2007, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication introduces the IBM System z9 Business Class (z9 BC) server, which provides the advantages of the IBM System z9 Enterprise Class (z9 EC) servers in a less expensive base. The z9 BC server is based on ...

Threadsafe Considerations for CICS

5 Apr 2012, Redbooks ... Beginning with IBM® CICS® Version 2, applications can run on TCBs apart from the QR TCB, which has positive implications for improving system throughput and for implementing new technologies inside of CICS. Examples of implementing new ...

Transaction Processing: Past, Present, and Future

29 Sep 2012, Redguides ... The role of IT is becoming more prominent in people’s daily lives and we are becoming increasingly dependent on computers. More and more business transactions are being automated, for example, ordering a book at an online bookstore or ...

IBM z14 ZR1 Technical Guide

17 Dec 2018, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the new member of the IBM Z® family, IBM z14™ Model ZR1 (Machine Type 3907). It includes information about the Z environment and how it helps integrate data and transactions more securely, and can ...

IBM z14 (3906) Technical Guide

17 Dec 2018, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the new member of the IBM Z® family, IBM z14™. IBM z14 is the trusted enterprise platform for pervasive encryption, integrating data, transactions, and insights into the data. A data-centric ...

IBM z13 and IBM z13s Technical Introduction

10 Jan 2017, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication introduces the latest IBM z Systems™ platforms, the IBM z13™ and IBM z13s. It includes information about the z Systems environment and how it can help integrate data, transactions, and insight for faster and ...

SNA Modernization Strategy for Access Node Connectivity

26 Mar 2013, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication describes the implementation of the Systems Network Architecture (SNA) modernization strategy with respect to access node connectivity. There are many established SNA applications used in financial, ...

IBM zEnterprise System Technical Introduction

31 Mar 2014, Redbooks ... In a smarter planet, information-centric processes are exploding in growth. The mainframe has always been the IT industry's leading platform for transaction processing, consolidated and secure data serving, and support for available ...

IBM zEnterprise 114 Technical Guide

27 Feb 2012, Redbooks ... The popularity of the Internet and the affordability of IT hardware and software have resulted in an explosion of applications, architectures, and platforms. Workloads have changed. Many applications, including mission-critical ones, are ...

Introduction to the New Mainframe: Security

25 Apr 2007, Redbooks ... This book provides students of information systems with the background knowledge and skills necessary to begin using the basic security facilities of IBM System z. It enables a broad understanding of both the security principles and the ...

Building an Ensemble Using IBM zEnterprise Unified Resource Manager

12 Dec 2012, Redbooks ... For the first time it is possible to deploy an integrated hardware platform that brings mainframe and distributed technologies together: a system that can start to replace individual islands of computing and that can work to reduce ...

IMS 12: The IMS Catalog

20 Sep 2012, Redpapers ... This document provides a description of the IBM® IMS™ catalog and the way it can be used to expand and consolidate the information about IMS databases and their metadata. The IMS catalog is an optional system database, available with IMS ...

Modernizing Applications with WebSphere eXtended Transaction Runtime

28 Nov 2012, Redpapers ... IBM® WebSphere eXtended Transaction Runtime V2.1 is an addition to the IBM Transaction Processing capabilities. This product provides a fast, scalable, and reliable transaction processing experience. Many customers have invested much time ...

IBM z13 Technical Guide

11 Nov 2016, Redbooks ... Digital business has been driving the transformation of underlying IT infrastructure to be more efficient, secure, adaptive, and integrated. Information Technology (IT) must be able to handle the explosive growth of mobile clients and ...

IBM System z10 Enterprise Class Technical Guide

11 Nov 2009, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication discusses the IBM System z10™ Enterprise Class, which offers a continuation of IBM scalable mainframe servers. Based on z/Architecture®, the IBM System z10 Enterprise Class (z10 EC) server provides major ...

IBM z13s Technical Guide

10 Nov 2016, Redbooks ... Digital business has been driving the transformation of underlying information technology (IT) infrastructure to be more efficient, secure, adaptive, and integrated. IT must be able to handle the explosive growth of mobile clients and ...

IMS 12 Selected Performance Topics

8 Jan 2013, Redbooks ... IBM® Information Management System (IMS™) provides leadership in performance, reliability, and security to help you implement the most strategic and critical enterprise applications. IMS, IMS utilities, and IMS tools continue to evolve to ...

IBM System z10 Enterprise Class Technical Introduction

10 Nov 2009, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication introduces the IBM System z10 Enterprise Class server, which is based on z/Architecture®. It builds on the inherent strengths of the System z platform, delivering new technologies and virtualization that are ...

IBM zEnterprise 196 Configuration Setup

9 May 2011, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication helps you install, configure, and maintain the IBM zEnterprise 196 server. The z196 offers new functions that require a comprehensive understanding of the available configuration options. This book presents ...

Introduction to the System z Hardware Management Console

3 Feb 2010, Redbooks ... NOTE: THIS PUBLICATION IS AVAILABLE IN SOFTCOPY ONLY. In this textbook, we provide students with the background knowledge and skills that are necessary to begin using the basic functions and features of the System z Hardware Management ...

IBM System z10 Business Class Technical Overview

7 Dec 2009, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication introduces the IBM System z10™ Business Class (z10 BC) server, which is based on z/Architecture® and inherits many of the improvements made with the previously introduced System z10 Enterprise Class (z10 EC) ...

IBM TotalStorage 3494 Tape Library: A Practical Guide to Tape Drives and Tape Automation

14 Apr 2010, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication is the ninth edition of the best selling Tape Library Practical Guide, which was first published in 1996. This book is the indispensable companion for a successful implementation of IBM TotalStorage® ...

IBM Passenger Rail Reservation Service

8 Dec 2010, Redguides ... IBM® Passenger Rail Reservation Service (PRRS) is a workload optimized offering that consists of a set of industry-specific accelerators and middleware. It can be used by a passenger rail company, systems integrator (SI), or independent ...

IBM zEnterprise 196 Technical Guide

19 Mar 2012, Redbooks ... The popularity of the Internet and the affordability of IT hardware and software have resulted in an explosion of applications, architectures, and platforms. Workloads have changed. Many applications, including mission-critical ones, are ...

IBM zEnterprise System Technical Introduction

19 Oct 2011, Redbooks ... Recently, the IT industry has seen an explosion in applications, architectures, and platforms. With the generalized availability of the internet and the appearance of commodity hardware and software, several patterns have emerged that have ...

IBM TS3500 Tape Library with System z Attachment A Practical Guide to Enterprise Tape Drives and TS3500 Tape Automation

25 Jun 2009, Redbooks ... The IBM System Storage TS3500 Tape Library, also known as the IBM System Storage 3584 Tape Library, is designed for medium to large automated tape storage and backup solutions and is part of a whole family of tape libraries for small to ...

Ultimate Security with the IBM z13

13 Feb 2015, Solution Guide ... There are benefits to using the IBM® z13™ cryptographic hardware. It supports the use of Central Processor Assist for Cryptographic Functions (CPACF) and Crypto Express5S through in-kernel crypto APIs and the libica cryptographic functions ...


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