IBM Z Connectivity Handbook

19 Sep 2017, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the connectivity options that are available for use within and beyond the data center for the IBM Z family of mainframes, which includes these systems: IBM z14 IBM z13® IBM ...

IBM z14 Technical Introduction

22 Aug 2017, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication introduces the latest IBM Z platform, the IBM z14®. It includes information about the Z environment and how it helps integrate data and transactions more securely, and can infuse insight for faster and more ...

IBM Z Functional Matrix

17 Jul 2017, Redpapers ... This IBM Redpaper publication provides a list of features and functions that are supported on IBM Z, including the IBM z14, IBM z13, IBM z13s, IBM zEnterprise EC12 (zEC12), and IBM zEnterprise BC12 (zBC12). This publication is divided into ...

DB2 12 for z Optimizer

28 Jun 2017, Redpapers ... There has been a considerable focus on performance improvements as one of the main themes in recent IBM DB2® releases, and DB2 12 for IBM z/OS® is certainly no exception. With the high-value data retained on DB2 for z/OS and the z Systems ...

Oracle on IBM z Systems

22 May 2017, Redbooks ... Oracle Database 12c Release 1 running on Linux is available for deployment on IBM® z Systems®. The enterprise-grade Linux on IBM z Systems solution is designed to add value to Oracle Database solutions, including the new functions that are ...

Oracle on LinuxONE

11 May 2017, Redbooks ... Oracle Database 12c Release 1 running on Linux is available for deployment on IBM® LinuxONE. The enterprise-grade Linux on LinuxONE solution is designed to add value to Oracle Database solutions, including the new functions that are ...

IBM zPDT Guide and Reference: System z Personal Development Tool

2 May 2017, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides both introductory information and technical details about the IBM System z® Personal Development Tool (IBM zPDT®), which produces a small System z environment suitable for application development. ...

IBM GDPS Family: An introduction to Concepts and Capabilities

17 Apr 2017, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication presents an overview of the IBM Geographically Dispersed Parallel Sysplex™ (IBM GDPS®) offerings and the roles they play in delivering a business IT resilience solution. The book begins with general ...

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 ...

Securing Your Cloud: IBM z/VM Security for IBM z Systems and LinuxONE

19 Oct 2016, Redbooks ... As workloads are being offloaded to IBM® z Systems™ based cloud environments, it is important to ensure that these workloads and environments are secure. This IBM Redbooks® publication describes the necessary steps to secure your ...

The Virtualization Cookbook for IBM z Systems Volume 4: Ubuntu Server 16.04

23 Sep 2016, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication is Volume 4 of a series of books entitled The Virtualization Cookbook for IBM z Systems. The other volumes in the series are: The Virtualization Cookbook for IBM z Systems Volume 1: IBM z/VM ...

Getting Started with KVM for IBM z Systems

5 Jul 2016, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication gives a broad explanation of the kernel-based virtual machine (KVM) for IBM z Systems™ (KVM for IBM z Systems) and how it uses the architecture of IBM z Systems platforms. It focuses on the planning of the ...

IBM Enterprise IT Automation Services: Dynamic Automation in the Age of Cognitive, Dynamic Learning and Self-healing Systems

29 Jun 2016, Redguides ... For decades, the IT industry has focused on ways to automate processes to increase IT productivity and efficiency and to reduce human errors. However, the focus is quickly shifting to enhance business productivity and outcomes and to ...

The Virtualization Cookbook for IBM z Systems Volume 1: IBM z/VM 6.3

27 Jun 2016, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication is the first volume of a series of three books called The Virtualization Cookbook for IBM z Systems. The other two volumes relate to Red Hat and SUSE: The Virtualization Cookbook for IBM z ...

The Virtualization Cookbook for IBM z Systems Volume 3: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12

6 May 2016, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication is Volume 3 of a series of three books called The Virtualization Cookbook for IBM z Systems. The other two volumes are called: The Virtualization Cookbook for IBM z Systems ...

The Virtualization Cookbook for IBM z Systems Volume 2: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 Servers

6 May 2016, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication is Volume 2 of a series of three books that is called The Virtualization Cookbook for IBM z Systems. The other two volumes are listed: The Virtualization Cookbook for IBM z Systems Volume 1: IBM ...

IBM Spectrum Scale (GPFS) for Linux on z Systems

14 Apr 2016, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication describes IBM Spectrum Scale™ for Linux on z Systems™. This paper helps you install and configure IBM Spectrum Scale (formerly GPFS™) in a disaster recovery configuration. Scenario testing is described for ...

IBM System Storage DS8000 Performance Monitoring and Tuning

7 Apr 2016, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides guidance about how to configure, monitor, and manage your IBM DS8880 storage systems to achieve optimum performance, and it also covers the IBM DS8870 storage system. It describes the DS8880 ...

An Introduction to z/VM Single System Image (SSI) and Live Guest Relocation (LGR)

31 Mar 2016, Redbooks ... IBM® z/VM® 6.2 introduces significant changes to z/VM in the form of multi-system clustering technology allowing up to four z/VM instances in a single system image (SSI) cluster. This technology is important, because it offers clients an ...

Reduce Risk and Improve Security on IBM Mainframes: Volume 1 Architecture and Platform Security

22 Mar 2016, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication documents the strength and value of the IBM security strategy with IBM System z® hardware and software. In an age of increasing security consciousness, IBM System z provides the capabilities to address the ...

Installing Linux for z Systems on zPDT: A Short Cookbook

29 Feb 2016, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the basic installation processes of Linux for z Systems™ on an IBM zPDT® base. It is intended for readers who are not familiar with IBM z Systems or with the zPDT product. This book assume the ...

Apache Spark for the Enterprise: Setting the Business Free

9 Feb 2016, Redpapers ... Analytics is increasingly an integral part of day-to-day operations at today's leading businesses, and transformation is also occurring through huge growth in mobile and digital channels. Enterprise organizations are attempting to leverage ...

The Virtualization Cookbook for z/VM 6.3, RHEL 6.4, and SLES 11 SP3: Preview

26 Jan 2016, Web Doc ... The IBM® Redbooks® publication The Virtualization Cookbook for z/VM 6.3, RHEL 6.4, and SLES 11 SP3, SG24-8147 explains how to set up your own Linux virtual servers on IBM System z® hardware under IBM z/VM® by using step-by-step ...

IBM Wave for z/VM Installation, Implementation, and Exploitation

8 Dec 2015, Redbooks ... IBM® Wave for z/VM® (IBM Wave) is a virtualization management solution for IBM z/VM and Linux on z Systems™. This virtualization management software provides a simplified and cost-effective way for companies to harness the consolidation ...

Systems of Insight Overview

17 Nov 2015, Solution Guide ... Decision making is a critical function in any enterprise. The decision-making process that is enhanced by analytics can be described as consuming and collecting data, detecting relationships and patterns, applying sophisticated analysis ...

IBM z Systems: Performance Report on Exploiting SMT for SAP Application Servers on z13

13 Oct 2015, Redpapers ... With the recent availability of the IBM z13™ machine, the new processor chip offers intelligently implemented 2-way simultaneous multithreading. Simultaneous multithreading (SMT) allows two active instruction streams per core, each ...

The Next Generation of Distributed IBM CICS

3 Jun 2015, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes IBM TXSeries® for Multiplatforms, which is the premier IBM distributed transaction processing software for business-critical applications. Before describing distributed transaction processing in ...

IBM System z Qualified DWDM: FiberNet DUSAC Rel 2.2b

22 Apr 2015, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication is one in a series that describes IBM z™ Systems qualified Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) vendor products for IBM Geographically Dispersed Parallel Sysplex™ (IBM GDPS®) solutions with Server ...

End to End Security with z Systems

3 Apr 2015, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ provides a broad understanding of the components necessary to secure your IBM z Systems environment. It provides an end-to-end architectural reference document for a use case that employs both mobile and analytics. It ...

Securing the IBM Mainframe

27 Mar 2015, Solution Guide ... Cybercrime is a sophisticated activity. It is no longer a playing field for “script-kiddies” trying to get access to systems and servers for fun, and it is not about quick hacks to get in and get out quickly. It is now about real ...

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 z Systems Qualified DWDM: Ciena 6500 Packet-Optical Platform Release 9.22

18 Feb 2015, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication is one in a series that describes IBM z Systems qualified Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) vendor products for IBM Geographically Dispersed Parallel Sysplex™ (IBM GDPS®) solutions with Server ...

Getting Started with IBM InfoSphere Optim Workload Replay for DB2

18 Jan 2015, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication will help you install, configure, and use IBM InfoSphere® Optim™ Workload Replay (InfoSphere Workload Replay), a web-based tool that lets you capture real production SQL workload data and then replay the ...

IBM z13 for Mobile Applications

13 Jan 2015, Solution Guide ... In today’s mobile era, over 10 billion devices are accessing information. Enterprises are challenged with integrating new mobile services with existing organizational processes, without sacrificing the client’s experience. Approximately ...

Enhanced Networking on IBM z/VSE

31 Dec 2014, Redbooks ... The importance of modern computer networks is steadily growing as increasing amounts of data are exchanged over company intranets and the Internet. Understanding current networking technologies and communication protocols that are ...

An IBM Academy of Technology Perspective about FirstNet, a Public Safety Network

14 Nov 2014, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ describes the middleware infrastructure that is required to ensure the successful implementation of a public safety network for first responders. In the United States, this network is called the First Responders Network ...

End-to-End High Availability Solution for System z from a Linux Perspective

30 Oct 2014, Redbooks ... As Linux on System z becomes more prevalent and mainstream in the industry, the need for it to deliver higher levels of availability is increasing. This IBM Redbooks publication starts with an explanation of high availability (HA) ...

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 HiperSockets Implementation Guide

10 Jun 2014, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides information about the IBM System z® HiperSockets™ function. It offers a broad description of the architecture, functions, and operating systems support. This publication will help you plan and ...

OSA-Express Implementation Guide

4 Jun 2014, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication will help you to install, tailor, and configure the Open Systems Adapter (OSA) features that are available on IBM zEnterprise® servers. It focuses on the hardware installation and the software definitions ...

Cloud Workloads on the Mainframe

21 May 2014, Point-of-View ... Far from being out of date, mainframes are used around the world to build robust, trusted clouds. Increasingly, organizations are turning to cloud computing to improve their IT responsiveness and to reduce costs. And for enterprise ...

Experiences with Oracle Database 12c Release 1 on Linux on System z

13 May 2014, Redbooks ... Oracle Database 12c Release 1 is now supported on Linux on IBM® System z®. This platform offers many advantages to customers who rely upon the IBM mainframe systems to run their businesses. Linux on System z takes advantage of the ...

IBM zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension: Network Connectivity Options

7 May 2014, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication describes the configuration of the networking equipment that attaches to the IBM zEnterprise® BladeCenter® Extension (zBX), which allows communication with the applications that reside on the intraensemble ...

IBM z/OS Management Facility V2R1 Solution Guide

15 Apr 2014, Solution Guide ... IBM® z/OS® Management Facility (z/OSMF) provides a modern, web-based interface that allows you to manage various aspects of your z/OS systems through a browser at any time, from any location. ...

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 Wave for z/VM: An Introduction

23 Feb 2014, Solution Guide ... IBM® Wave is a z/VM® hypervisor manager product that was acquired when IBM acquired CSI International. This product provides a graphical interface tool that simplifies management and administration of z/VM and Linux environments on IBM ...

IBM System z in a Mobile World

21 Feb 2014, Solution Guide ... Today, mobile transactions are important to hospital staff collaborating on patient care, supply chain managers optimizing responsiveness to sales orders, and anyone that uses a mobile banking app. Because nearly 70% of all enterprise ...

Experiences with Oracle 11gR2 on Linux on System z

22 Nov 2013, Redbooks ... Linux on System z offers many advantages to customers who rely on the IBM® mainframe systems to run their businesses. Linux on System z makes use of the qualities of service in the System z® hardware and in z/VM®, making it a robust ...

Risk Scoring for a Loan Application on IBM System z: Running IBM SPSS Real-Time Analytics

2 Oct 2013, Redbooks ... When ricocheting a solution that involves analytics, the mainframe might not be the first platform that comes to mind. However, the IBM® System z® group has developed some innovative solutions that include the well-respected mainframe ...

Fraud Detection Blueprint on IBM System z

13 Sep 2013, Solution Guide ... Payment fraud can be defined as an intentional deception or misrepresentation that results in an unauthorized benefit. Fraud schemes are becoming more complex and difficult to identify. It is estimated that industries lose billions of ...

IBM Communications Server for Data Center Deployment V7.0

6 Sep 2013, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication will guide the user through the installation, configuration, and administration of IBM Communications Server for Data Center Deployment V7.0. It is not intended to be all-inclusive. Rather, it builds on ...

WebSphere Application Server V8.5 Concepts, Planning, and Design Guide

1 Aug 2013, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides information about the concepts, planning, and design of IBM WebSphere® Application Server V8.5 environments. The target audience of this book is IT architects and consultants who want more ...

IBM Business Process Manager Version 8.0 Production Topologies

22 Jul 2013, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes how to build production topologies for IBM Business Process Manager V8.0. This book is an update of the existing book IBM Business Process Manager V7.5 Production Topologies, SG24-7976. It is ...

IBM System z Personal Development Tool: Volume 3 Additional Topics

28 Jun 2013, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication introduces the IBM System z® Personal Development Tool (zPDT), which runs on an underlying Linux system based on an Intel processor. zPDT provides a System z system on a PC capable of running current System ...

IBM System z Personal Development Tool: Volume 1 Introduction and Reference

24 Jun 2013, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication introduces the IBM System z® Personal Development Tool (zPDT), which runs on an underlying Linux system based on an Intel processor. zPDT provides a System z system on a PC capable of running current System ...

IBM System z Personal Development Tool: Volume 2 Installation and Basic Use

18 Jun 2013, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication introduces the IBM System z® Personal Development Tool (zPDT®), which runs on an underlying Linux system based on an Intel processor. zPDT provides a System z system on a PC capable of running current System ...

Rethink Your Mainframe Applications: Reasons and Approaches for Extension, Transformation, and Growth

4 May 2013, Redpapers ... Today there are new and exciting possibilities available to you for creating a robust IT landscape. Such possibilities include those that can move current IT assets into the twenty-first century, while supporting state-of-the-art new ...

Real-time Fraud Detection Analytics on IBM System z

11 Apr 2013, Redbooks ... Payment fraud can be defined as an intentional deception or misrepresentation that is designed to result in an unauthorized benefit. Fraud schemes are becoming more complex and difficult to identify. It is estimated that industries lose ...

Advanced Networking Concepts Applied Using Linux on System z: Changes to Implementing the Bonding Module

29 Mar 2013, Web Doc ... There are changes to using channel bonding interfaces introduced with SLES 11 SP 2. Eric Marins, an IBM® IT Specialist for Linux on IBM System z®, offers insight into these changes with the following updates to section 4.2 of the IBM ...

IBM WebSphere MQ V7.1 and V7.5 Features and Enhancements

28 Feb 2013, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication is divided into four parts: Part 1 introduces message-oriented middleware and the WebSphere® MQ product. It explains how messaging technologies are implemented in WebSphere MQ and shows how to get started ...

Security for Linux on System z: Securing Your Network

22 Feb 2013, Web Doc ... The best practices to manage IT security are already documented by several sources. The practices can certainly be used to also secure Linux on System z. However, when you define the security policies, consider several unique technologies ...

IBM System Storage DS8000: Host Attachment and Interoperability

14 Feb 2013, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication addresses host attachment and interoperability considerations for the IBM System Storage® DS8000® series. Within this book, you can find information about the most popular host operating systems platforms, ...

Managing Workload Processor Resources on Cloud

28 Jan 2013, Redpapers ... There is an increasing trend to consolidate workloads in cloud environments that are highly standardized, virtualized, and automated. Each of these cloud characteristics offers significant cost benefits. For example, virtualized ...

DB2 10 for Linux on System z Using z/VM v6.2, Single System Image Clusters and Live Guest Relocation

3 Nov 2012, Redbooks ... IBM® z/VM® 6.2 introduced significant changes to z/VM with a multi-system clustering technology that allows up to four z/VM instances in a single system image (SSI) cluster. This technology is important because it offers you an attractive ...

Using z/VM v 6.2 Single System Image (SSI) and Live Guest Relocation (LGR)

31 Oct 2012, Redbooks ... In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, we expand upon the concepts and experiences described in "An introduction to z/VM Single System Image (SSI) and Live Guest Relocation (LGR)", SG24-8006. An overview of that book is provided in Chapter 1, ...

Transforming to a Smarter Core Banking Systems Environment

3 Oct 2012, Point-of-View ... A volatile economic climate, ever increasing competitiveness and continuous pressure to meet regulatory requirements demand a flexible and cost-effective core banking systems environment. However, many existing core banking applications ...

Silent Installation Experiences with Oracle Database 11gR2 Real Application Clusters on Linux on System z

24 May 2012, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication includes information about Version 11.2.0.3 Oracle Database on Linux on IBM System z®. It describes our experiences when we installed a two-node Oracle Grid 11.2.0.3 infrastructure in silent mode with a ...

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 ...

Advanced Networking Concepts Applied Using Linux on IBM System z

6 Mar 2012, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes important networking concepts and industry standards that are used to support high availability on IBM System z®. Some of the networking standards described here are VLANs, VLAN trunking, link ...

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 ...

Data Migration to IBM Disk Storage Systems

23 Feb 2012, Redbooks ... Data migration has become a mandatory and regular activity for most data centers. Companies need to migrate data not only when technology needs to be replaced, but also for consolidation, load balancing, and disaster recovery. This IBM ...

Running SAP Solutions with IBM DB2 10 for z/OS on the IBM zEnterprise System

20 Jan 2012, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication highlights the key enhancements of IBM DB2® 10 for SAP. These enhancements include performance, scalability for several threads, new and more granular privileges, and auditing capabilities. This book is for ...

Linux on IBM System z: Performance Measurement and Tuning

27 Dec 2011, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication discusses performance measurement and tuning for Linux for System z®. It is intended to help system administrators responsible for deploying Linux for System z understand the factors that influence system ...

Installing Oracle 11gR2 RAC on Linux on System z

22 Nov 2011, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication describes experiences gained while installing Oracle Database 11gR2 with Grid Infrastructure (GI). It covers the set up and installation process for these environments: Setting up Red Hat ...

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 ...

Taking Back Control of Your IT Infrastructure: Consolidating to a Data Center in a Box

7 Sep 2011, Redguides ... The relatively recent advent of server virtualization for distributed systems has given companies much needed relief in dealing with server sprawl. However, consolidating all workloads “in place” on the same distributed-system architecture ...

System z Crypto and TKE Update

20 Jun 2011, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides detailed information about the implementation of hardware cryptography in the System z10® server. We begin by summarizing the history of hardware cryptography on IBM Mainframe servers, introducing ...

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 ...

Deploying a Cloud on IBM System z

3 May 2011, Redpapers ... Cloud computing, using shared resources in public spaces instead of in-house IT organizations, is the latest thing in IT. Lines of business even bypass their own IT shops to take advantage of external providers of cloud offerings. However, ...

Getting Started with the IBM Smart Analytics System 9600

12 Apr 2011, Redbooks ... The IBM® Smart Analytics System 9600 is a single, end-to-end business analytics solution to accelerate data warehousing and business intelligence initiatives. It provides integrated hardware, software, and services that enable enterprise ...

z/VM and Linux on IBM System z: The Virtualization Cookbook for SLES 11 SP1

22 Feb 2011, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes how to create your own Linux® virtual servers on IBM System z® hardware under z/VM®. It adopts a cookbook format that provides a concise, repeatable set of procedures for installing and configuring ...

z/VM and Linux on IBM System z: The Virtualization Cookbook for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0

18 Feb 2011, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes how to create Linux® virtual servers in IBM z/VM® on IBM System z® hardware. This book adopts a cookbook format that provides a concise, repeatable set of procedures for installing and configuring ...

Security Zones on IBM System z: Defining and Enforcing Multiple Security Zones

17 Feb 2011, Redguides ... Many customers wanting to do Linux® server consolidation and deployment to IBM® System z® experience challenges in balancing the security of a physical “air gap” with the low cost of consolidation on a single box: It goes against their ...

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 ...

InfoSphere Warehouse: A Robust Infrastructure for Business Intelligence

22 Jun 2010, Redbooks ... In this IBM® Redbooks® publication we describe and demonstrate Version 9.7 of IBM InfoSphere™ Warehouse. InfoSphere Warehouse is a comprehensive platform with all the functionality required for developing robust infrastructure for business ...

Provisioning Linux on IBM System z with Tivoli Service Automation Manager

4 May 2010, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ document describes a methodology that Linux® on IBM System z® users can employ to perform system provisioning tasks while creating the system management infrastructure required for cloud computing. Cloud computing ...

IBM Communication Controller for Linux on System z V1.2.1 Implementation Guide

8 Apr 2010, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication will help you to install, tailor, and configure the IBM Communication Controller for Linux on System z (CCL) V1.2.1. It focuses on the migration of IBM 3745/46 hardware functions and the IBM Network Control ...

Performance Test of Virtual Linux Desktop Cloud Services on System z

5 Feb 2010, Redpapers ... Cloud computing is an evolutionary deployment model for IT and business assets. For the user, cloud computing delivers flexible business models by providing consumable and affordable services that are invoked and accessed through ...

z/VSE Using DB2 on Linux for System z

2 Feb 2010, Redbooks ... Data is one the most critical and valuable assets of a business. Critical strategic decisions can be made more quickly and effectively when they are based on complete, accurate, and timely operational data. From this point of view, it is ...

Leveraging IBM Cognos 8 BI for Linux on IBM System z

1 Feb 2010, Redbooks ... In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, we describe the role Cognos® plays in an Information On Demand (IOD) solution for IBM System z® and detail the functions of IBM Cognos 8 BI for Linux® on System z in current deployment scenarios. We show ...

IBM Storage Infrastructure for Business Continuity

30 Jan 2010, Redpapers ... The importance of business continuity and disaster recovery remains at the forefront of thought for many executives and IT technical professionals. This IBM® Redpaper™ describes the lessons learned from recent disasters and how IBM storage ...

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, ...

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 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 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 ...

Configuring Logical Volume Management (LVM) on Linux for zSeries

7 Oct 2009, Web Doc ... Minidisks on z/VM cannot span more than one physical DASD volume. Without a volume management system, this limits the size of a file system on Linux for zSeries to the size of a DASD volume. For a 3390 model 3, this translates to 2.3GB of ...

CICS Transaction Gateway V5 The WebSphere Connector for CICS

26 Jun 2009, Redbooks ... The CICS Transaction Gateway (CICS TG) is widely used to provide access to CICS COMMAREA-based programs and 3270 transactions from Java environments. This IBM Redbooks publication shows you how to build a robust CICS TG configuration for a ...

Infrastructure Solutions: Building a Smart Bank Operating Environment

9 Jun 2009, Redbooks ... IBM® created the Smart Bank showcase to demonstrate to retail banking clients the benefits of IBM products, services, and solutions in addressing their key business issues. The Smart Bank showcase covers different solutions areas such as ...

Experiences with Oracle Solutions on Linux for IBM System z

27 May 2009, Redbooks ... Linux® for System z® offers many advantages to customers who rely upon the IBM® mainframe systems to run their businesses. Linux for System z takes advantage of the qualities of service in the System z hardware and in z/VM® , making it a ...

Using Linux-HA to Create a Highly Available J2EE Environment Running on Linux on System z

6 May 2009, Web Doc ... This IBM Technote describes the configuration that has been set up to create a highly available Java 2, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) application serving environment using Debian on an IBM S/390 system, Tomcat, and Linux-HA, to demonstrate ...

The Mixed Platform Stack Project: Deploying a Secure SOA Solution into z/OS and Mixed z/OS and AIX Environments

4 May 2009, Redbooks ... The IBM® System z® platform is the strategic core of business world wide. By using a realistic customer scenario, two IBM teams ventured to demonstrate how to deploy the IBM service-oriented architecture (SOA) portfolio on IBM z/OS® and on ...

Achieving High Availability on Linux for System z with Linux-HA Release 2

13 Apr 2009, Redbooks ... As Linux® on System z® becomes more prevalent and mainstream in the industry, the need for it to deliver higher levels of availability is increasing. IBM® supports the High Availability Linux (Linux-HA) project, which provides high ...

Multiple z/OS Virtual Machines on z/VM

13 Apr 2009, Redpapers ... This IBM Redpaper describes some of the possible ways to configure a z/VM system and a set of z/OS virtual machines for use in testing z/OS-based tools and products. By supplying each tester with their own virtual machine, one tester ...

Exploiting IBM System z in a Service-Oriented Architecture

26 Feb 2009, Redbooks ... There are many options to implement a service-oriented architecture (SOA). A good SOA solution for one company might not be a good solution for another, even in the same business environment and IT landscape. Choosing a solid SOA solution ...

Windows Compute Cluster Server IMB Benchmarks

23 Jan 2009, Redpapers ... In 2006, Microsoft® released its first high-performance computing (HPC) software offering, the Windows® Compute Cluster Server 2003 (WCCS 2003). Two years later, a new improved version was released and it was renamed as Windows High ...

Installing Oracle 10gR2 on Red Hat 5 Linux on IBM System z

8 Dec 2008, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper® publication provides the steps to install a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Linux® guest to support an Oracle® 10gR2 Database. We assume that you are performing a new installation, not updating a Red Hat 4 and Oracle ...

IBM WebSphere Information Analyzer and Data Quality Assessment

12 Nov 2008, Redbooks ... IBM Information Server is a revolutionary new software platform that helps organizations derive more value from the complex heterogeneous information that is spread across their systems. It enables organizations to integrate disparate data ...

z/VM and Linux on IBM System z The Virtualization Cookbook for SLES 10 SP2

4 Nov 2008, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication describes how to roll your own Linux virtual servers on IBM System z hardware under z/VM. This edition applies to Version 5, Release 4, Modification 0 of z/VM (product number 5741-A05) and Novell SUSE Linux ...

z/VM and Linux on IBM System z The Virtualization Cookbook for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2

4 Nov 2008, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication describes how to roll your own Linux virtual servers on IBM System z hardware under z/VM. This edition applies to Version 5, Release 4, Modification 0 of z/VM (product number 5741-A05) and Version 5, Release 2 ...

Deployment Guide Series: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager V5.5

28 Oct 2008, Redbooks ... The objective of this IBM Redbooks publication is to provide comprehensive instructions for deploying the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager to various environments. Readers should possess general knowledge of communication network architecture ...

z/VM and Linux Operations for z/OS System Programmers

28 Oct 2008, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication discusses z/VM and Linux operations from the perspective of the z/OS programmer or system programmer. Although other books have been written about many of these topics, this book gives enough information about ...

Using the Oracle Grid Control Server with a Database on Linux for System z

27 Oct 2008, Redpapers ... There are several ways to manage an Oracle® database running on Linux® on System z® . This paper describes how to use the agent that is shipped with the database. In our example we installed a database on SLES10. The Oracle Grid Control ...

Deployment Guide Series: Tivoli IT Asset Management Portfolio

16 Sep 2008, Redbooks ... This deployment guide provides information related to the deployment of the products that make up the IBM Tivoli IT Asset Management portfolio of products. Thes products include IBM Tvioli Asset Management for IT, IBM Tivoli License ...

Business Process Management for Automotive End of Life Processes

3 Sep 2008, Redpapers ... Automotive manufacturers in Europe are facing major changes to several processes. These processes include their new product introduction, manufacturing, and service after sales processes. The changes come in the wake of the European Union ...

Problem Determination for Linux on System z

25 Aug 2008, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication addresses some of the common problems that customers have experienced on the Linux® on System z™ platform. This book provides a problem determination methodology and tools to help the reader diagnose the ...

IBM System z10 Enterprise Class Configuration Setup

26 Jul 2008, Redbooks ... This document will help you install, configure, and maintain the IBM® System z10™ Enterprise Class server. The System z10 offers new functions that require a comprehensive understanding of available configuration options. This ...

IBM z/OS Application Connectivity to DB2 for z/OS and OS/390

22 Jul 2008, Web Doc ... This Tip describes the no-charge feature that was initially made available for DB2 for z/OS V7after the publication of the related IBM Redbooks publication "DB2 for z/OS and OS/390: Ready for ...

IBM InfoSphere DataStage Data Flow and Job Design

7 Jul 2008, Redbooks ... IBM Information Server is a revolutionary new software platform that helps organizations derive more value from the complex heterogeneous information spread across their systems. It enables organizations to integrate disparate data and ...

Lotus Domino Server -- Using System z as a Platform

13 Jun 2008, Web Doc ... This technote explains why it is desirable to run Domino on System ...

IBM WebSphere QualityStage Methodologies, Standardization, and Matching

11 Jun 2008, Redbooks ... IBM WebSphere QualityStage provides data cleansing capabilities to help ensure quality and consistency by standardizing, validating, matching, and merging information to create comprehensive and authoritative information for multiple ...

Enterprise Multiplatform Auditing

10 Jun 2008, Redbooks ... In today's global world clients needs to show compliance to different laws like Sarbanes Oxley, HIPPA, the European Union's 8th directive, privacy laws, and so on, in an enterprise (horizontal) environment. The environments become more and ...

Effective zSeries Performance Monitoring Using Resource Measurement Facility

30 Apr 2008, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication provides a detailed look at Resource Measurement Facility (RMF), the IBM product designed to simplify management of single and multiple system workloads. RMF gathers data and creates reports that help system ...

Using Oracle Solutions on Linux for System z

9 Apr 2008, Redbooks ... Linux on System z offers many advantages to customers who rely upon the IBM mainframe systems to run their businesses. Linux for System z takes advantage of the qualities of service in the System z hardware and in z/VM, making it a robust ...

Auditing UNIX/Linux System Use with Tivoli Access Manager for Operating Systems and Tivoli Compliance Insight Manager

3 Mar 2008, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper looks at auditing UNIX/Linux® system use with the Tivoli® Access™ Manager for Operating Systems and Tivoli Compliance Insight Manager products, and focuses only on UNIX/Linux system auditing. Any site that has ...

IBM Tivoli Common Data Model: Guide to Best Practices

11 Feb 2008, Redpapers ... The Common Data Model (CDM) is an information model that provides consistent definitions for managed resources, business systems and processes, and other data, and the relationships between those elements. CDM is based on the unified ...

Sharing and maintaining Linux under z/VM

4 Feb 2008, Redpapers ... Large operating systems, such as z/OS , have, for several decades, taken advantage of shared file structures. The benefits of a shared file structure are reduced disk space, simplified maintenance, and simplified systems management. This ...

IBM System z Qualified WDM: Nortel Optical Metro 5200 at Release Level 10.0

4 Feb 2008, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper is one in a series describing System z™ qualified optical Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) vendor products for GDPS® solutions with Server Time Protocol (STP). The products that we describe in this series are ...

IBM Tivoli Security and System z

28 Jan 2008, Redpapers ... This IBM Redpaper is a summary of the coverage of our products (Tivoli Security products) on the mainframe, or System z, both in what runs on System z and what management/security of System z resources we can provide. This paper ...

Fibre Channel Protocol for Linux and z/VM on IBM System z

11 Jan 2008, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication builds upon the existing Linux on zSeries: Fibre Channel Protocol Implementation Guide, SG24-6344, to produce a System z™ book that includes (among other things): - A general introduction to Fibre Channel ...

Introduction to the New Mainframe: z/VM Basics

10 Jan 2008, Redbooks ... This textbook provides students with the background knowledge and skills necessary to begin using the basic functions and features of z/VM Version 5, Release 3. It is part of a series of textbooks designed to introduce students to ...

Security on z/VM

5 Dec 2007, Redbooks ... Discussions about server sprawl, rising software costs, going green, or moving data centers to reduce the cost of business are held in many meetings or conference calls in many organizations throughout the world. And many organizations are ...

SSL Server Implementation for z/VM 5.2

17 Oct 2007, Redpapers ... This IBM Redpaper publication gives a broad understanding of how to set up and configure the SSL server of z/VM 5.2 in a short time frame. It also provides an easy method to protect the communication to z/VM server, especially for ...

WebSphere Portal for z/OS Version 6

15 Oct 2007, Redbooks ... A portal is one of the most important components in a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). IBM WebSphere Portal is available for a variety of platforms, including z/OS and z/Linux. In this book we discuss IBM WebSphere Portal Enable for ...

IBM Tivoli Business Service Manager V4.1

12 Sep 2007, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper leads you through the new Tivoli Business Service Manager V4.1 that is based on Netcool/Realtime Active Dashboard (RAD), instead of the previous Tivoli Business Systems Manager V3.1. This book will describe Tivoli ...

A Structured Approach to Modernizing the SNA Environment

23 Jul 2007, Redbooks ... The focus of this IBM Redbooks publication is networking infrastructure aspects of modernizing an SNA network environment. Additionally, modernizing SNA concerns itself with how to modernize access to existing SNA core business ...

Installing Oracle 10gR2 on SLES10 Linux on System z - July 10, 2007

19 Jul 2007, Web Doc ... This Technote provides information that is necessary to complete the installation of Oracle 10.2.0.2 and 10.2.0.3 on SLES10. We assume that you are performing a new installation, and not updating a SLES9 and Oracle 10.2.0.2 database to ...

IBM System z9 Enterprise Class Technical Guide

28 Jun 2007, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication discusses the IBM System z9 Enterprise Class (z9 EC), which offers a continuation of the IBM scalable mainframe servers. Based on z/Architecture, the System z9 Enterprise Class server provides major extensions ...

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 ...

Managing Linux Guests Using IBM Director and z/VM Center

30 Apr 2007, Redpapers ... IBM Director is a comprehensive systems manager designed for use across the full IBM Systems product family. An integrated, easy-to-use suite of tools, IBM Director provides clients with flexible systems-management abilities to help ...

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 ...

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 ...

Experiences with Oracle® 10gR2 Solutions on Linux for IBM System z

15 Feb 2007, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication describes experiences gained while installing and testing several Oracle® solutions, such as: - Single Instance of Oracle Database 10gR2 - Including sharing ORACLE_HOME and Cloning Oracle databases - RAC ...

Implementing OMEGAMON XE for Messaging V6.0

7 Feb 2007, Redbooks ... IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Messaging Version 6.0 is a follow-on product to IBM Tivoli for OMEGAMON XE for WebSphere Business Integration. It provides the capability to manage IBM WebSphere MQ, WebSphere Message Broker, and WebSphere ...

ILM Library: Information Lifecycle Management Best Practices Guide

4 Feb 2007, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication focuses on business requirements for information retention. We provide practical recommendations for implementing a robust information management strategy. We also investigate the interactions of the various ...

WebSphere Information Integrator Q Replication: Fast Track Implementation Scenarios

15 Jan 2007, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication provides an overview of WebSphere Information Integrator Q replication, and provides guidelines for exploiting its high throughput, low latency, and other capabilities in the design and implementation of ...

Lotus Domino 7 on Linux for IBM System z: Capacity Planning and Performance Updates

28 Dec 2006, Redpapers ... In early 2005, the Scalability Center for Linux on zSeries (SCL) in Poughkeepsie performed a study on IBM Lotus Domino 6.5 for Linux on IBM System z. During that study, capacity planning and performance data was collected using an ...

High Available Architectures and Capacity Planning with WebSphere Remote Server V6

28 Dec 2006, Redbooks ... IBM WebSphere Remote Server V6 delivers a fully-integrated platform that helps manage remote environments such as retail stores and branch offices. It is a key component of the Store Integration Framework and on demand operating ...

Communications Server for z/OS V1R8 TCP/IP Implementation Volume 2: Standard Applications

27 Dec 2006, Redbooks ... This new and improved Communications Server (CS) for z/OS TCP/IP Implementation series provides easy to understand, step-by-step guidance on enabling the most commonly used and important functions of CS for z/OS TCP/IP. In this IBM ...

TCP/IP Tutorial and Technical Overview

18 Dec 2006, Redbooks ... The TCP/IP protocol suite has become the de facto standard for computer communications in today's networked world. The ubiquitous implementation of a specific networking standard has led to an incredible dependence on the applications ...

Powering SOA with IBM Data Servers

11 Dec 2006, Redbooks ... Flexibility in business has become equal in importance with operational efficiency. Service-oriented architecture (SOA) can help businesses respond more quickly and cost-effectively to the changing market conditions by promoting reuse and ...

IBM z/VM and Linux on IBM System z: Virtualization Cookbook for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

21 Sep 2006, Redbooks ... In this IBM Redbooks publication, we assume that you have a general familiarity with IBM eServer zSeries technology and terminology. We do not assume that you have an in-depth understanding of z/VM and Linux. This book is written for those ...

Planning, Installing, and Using the IBM Virtualization Engine Version 2.1

19 Sep 2006, Redbooks ... The concepts of automation and virtualization are fundamental to IT infrastructure simplification. Virtualization is the ability to separate the direct dependency of an application from a physical resource. To address the virtualization ...

WebSphere Application Server V6 Migration Guide

16 Aug 2006, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication will assist in the migration of your WebSphere Application Server installation. The end-to-end migration path includes the migration of the development environment, the test/integration environment, and the ...

The Role of IBM System z In the Design of a Service Oriented Architecture

20 Jul 2006, Redpapers ... This Redpaper provides a brief overview of SOA. Additionally, this Redpaper explores the following topics: - The IBM SOA lifecycle - IBM's SOA Strategy - A development and design approach - SOA on IBM System z - Standards in SOA - Design ...

DB2 9: pureXML Overview and Fast Start

12 Jul 2006, Redbooks ... Services Oriented Architectures (SOA) are an integral part of building an agile enterprise capable of making decisions quickly, and responding rapidly to new products and services opportunities, as well as to competitive threats. The ...

Using Discontiguous Shared Segments and XIP2 Filesystems With Oracle Database 10g on Linux for IBM System z

29 Jun 2006, Redbooks ... Linux on IBM System z offers many advantages to customers who rely on IBM mainframe systems to run their businesses. Linux on IBM System z takes advantage of the qualities of service in the IBM System z hardware and in z/VM - making it a ...

A Virtualization Experience: IBM Worldwide Grid Implementation

13 Jun 2006, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication discusses the IBM Global Account Worldwide Grid (IGA WW Grid), an infrastructure for Grid computing deployed on the IBM intranet. The IGA WW Grid is a global network of heterogeneous resources for enabling ...

WebSphere Portal Server for Linux on zSeries and z9

5 Jun 2006, Redpapers ... Installing WebSphere® Portal can be a time consuming process. There is a great deal of software involved and even though the actual installation process is largely automated, the elapsed time required to simply lay it all down can be ...

Implementation Best Practices for IBM Tivoli License Manager

15 May 2006, Redbooks ... The primary objective of this IBM Redbooks publication is to provide best practices for the implementation of a License Management solution based on IBM Tivoli License Manager V2.2. This book is divided into two main parts: In Part 1, ...

IBM Communication Controller Migration Guide

8 May 2006, Redbooks ... IBM communication controllers have reliably carried the bulk of the world's business traffic for more than 30 years. Over the years, IBM controllers have been enhanced to the point that the functional capabilities of the current products, ...

z/VM and Linux on IBM System z: The Virtualization Cookbook for SLES9

17 Apr 2006, Redbooks ... This IBM IBM Redbooks publication describes how to setup your own Linux virtual servers on IBM zSeries and System z9 under z/VM . It adopts a cookbook format that provides a clearly documented set of procedures for installing and ...

Introducing N_Port Identifier Virtualization for IBM System z9

5 Apr 2006, Redpapers ... This IBM Redpaper describes the N_Port ID Virtualization (NPIV) feature in a Fibre Channel Protocol (FCP) fabric. NPIV is a new feature available with IBM System z9 109 servers. NPIV allows a single FCP port to register multiple Worldwide ...

Architecting High Availability Using WebSphere V6 on z/OS

22 Mar 2006, Redbooks ... In this IBM Redbooks publication, we describe how to configure the various components of an e-business solution to exploit the availability and scalability benefits of zSeries and Parallel Sysplex using multiple LPARs running Linux for ...

Migrating to WebSphere Message Broker Version 6.0

8 Mar 2006, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication will help you to migrate WebSphere MQ Integrator V2.1 and WebSphere Business Integration Message Broker V5.0 to WebSphere Message Broker V6.0. It begins with an overview of the WebSphere Message Broker V6.0 ...

Using the z/VM INDICATE Command

8 Mar 2006, Web Doc ... The INDICATE command is frequently used by z/VM administrators to monitor system status. This Technote discusses interpret output of the INDICATE LOAD. ...

Best Practices for Lotus Domino on System z: z9 and zSeries

1 Mar 2006, Redbooks ... IBM Lotus Notes and Domino are designed to help organizations increase productivity and responsiveness through business-critical collaboration capabilities and a rapid application development and deployment environment. To most effectively ...

Where are the LUN numbers on a DS8000?

1 Mar 2006, Web Doc ... This Technote describes how to define SCSI LUNs to Linux on IBM System ...

Using Cryptographic Adapters for Web Servers with Linux on IBM System z9 and zSeries

21 Feb 2006, Redpapers ... This IBM Redpaper describes how to configure Web servers (such as Apache2 and IBM HTTP server) to use hardware cryptographic devices in Linux running on IBM System z9 and zSeries platforms. Hardware cryptographic cards are used to improve ...

Running Linux on IBM System z9 and zSeries under z/VM

20 Feb 2006, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication discusses running Linux under z/VM on IBM System z9 and zSeries platforms. We describe enhancements available in z/VM Version 5.1. The intended audience for this book is IT administrators responsible for ...

Linux for IBM System z9 and IBM zSeries

24 Jan 2006, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication discusses configuring and administering Linux systems running on IBM System z9 and zSeries. It is intended for system administrators and IT architects responsible for deploying Linux servers on System z9 and ...

End-to-end Automation with IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms

13 Dec 2005, Redbooks ... IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms monitors and automates applications distributed across Linux® , AIX® , and z/OS operating systems by introducing a new product structure with two major components: - IBM Tivoli System ...

Linux Software Management with Aduva OnStage

29 Nov 2005, Redpapers ... This IBM Redpaper describes Aduva OnStage, an application for software configuration management of Linux and Solaris systems. Aduva OnStage supports multiple Linux distributions running on various hardware platforms. In this Redpaper, we ...

IBM System z9 109 Technical Introduction

20 Sep 2005, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication introduces the IBM System z9 109 (z9-109), which offers a continuation of the IBM scalable mainframe servers. The z9-109 server is based on z/Architecture and provides extensions to the architecture. In ...

Experiences with Oracle 10g Database for Linux on zSeries

7 Sep 2005, Redbooks ... Linux on zSeries offers many advantages to customers who rely upon IBM mainframe systems to run their businesses. Linux on zSeries takes advantage of the qualities of service in the zSeries hardware—making it a robust industrial strength ...

Integrating IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler with Tivoli Products

21 Aug 2005, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication explains the benefits and technical merits of integrating IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler Distributed and IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS with other IBM products. Scheduling is a mission critical process ...

Implementing IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for WebSphere Business Integration V1.1

27 Jul 2005, Redbooks ... IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for WebSphere Business Integration is a new product in Tivoli portfolio that manages WebSphere MQ, Message Broker, and InterChange Server environments from a single console. IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for WebSphere ...

Installing WebSphere Studio Application Monitor V3.1

26 Jul 2005, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication is for installers of IBM WebSphere Studio Application Monitor for Multiplatforms, including performance analysts, WebSphere administrators, and technical managers. Our goal is to provide a useful overview ...

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Version 5.3 Technical Guide

25 May 2005, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication presents an overview of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Version 5.3, giving detailed descriptions of the changes provided in this new release. This book also covers the cumulative changes in the releases after ...

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Version 5.3 Administrative Web Interface

19 May 2005, Web Doc ... The IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Version 5.3 Administrative Web Interface is now available as an unsupported add on ...

Planning for the Installation and Rollout of WebSphere Studio Application Monitor 3.1

14 Apr 2005, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication was written for anyone interested in the installation of WebSphere Studio Application Monitor (WSAM) for Multiplatforms including performance analysts, WebSphere administrators, and technical management. Our ...

Technical Introduction: IBM eServer zSeries 800

9 Apr 2005, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication describes the IBM eServer z800 family of systems. These are IBM machine type 2066 systems, with a number of different models. The z800 systems are smaller but quite similar to the well accepted z900 systems, ...

Linux on zSeries: Samba-3 Performance Observations

31 Mar 2005, Redpapers ... This Redpaper was developed to provide readers with basic performance guidelines for Samba Version 3.0.5 on zSeries Linux and to give background information that can be used in configuring and tuning the Samba V3 environment. The data ...

Host Access Transformation Services on z/OS

27 Mar 2005, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication provides an overview of HATS 5.0.4 on z/OS. Many of these improvements are available on the distributed platforms as well. Therefore, this publication should be of value to any HATS v5.0.4 user. This book is ...

EFS Systems on a Linux Base: Channel Adapters

23 Mar 2005, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication briefly describes channel adapters and functions available for use with FLEX-ES. These channel adapters connect FLEX-ES systems through parallel channels and serial (ESCON) channels to typical S/390 I/O ...

Reverse Proxy Administration of the WebSphere Caching Proxy

1 Mar 2005, Web Doc ... This technote describes how to gain access to the Caching Proxy administration GUI when the proxy server is configured as a reverse proxy server. ...

z/OS 64-bit C/C++ and Java Programming Environment

5 Jan 2005, Redpapers ... One of the key enhancements available in z/OS V1R6 is 64-bit application development support for C/C++. With 64-bit support, applications can take advantage of the expanded 1 million TB address space. In this IBM Redpaper, we introduce ...

DB2 for z/OS and OS/390: Ready for Java

21 Dec 2004, Redbooks ... The earth is flat! The earth is the center of the universe! Men shall never fly! Java will never work properly on the mainframe! All four statements had a lot of advocates for a long time, but all of them turned out to be wrong. In this ...

IBM Lotus Domino 6.5 for Linux on zSeries Implementation

21 Dec 2004, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication will help the reader plan for, install, and configure the new IBM Lotus Domino 6.5 product on an IBM eServer zSeries system running Linux. We discuss why you should consider running Domino for Linux on ...

zSeries Shared and Spanned Channels

12 Dec 2004, Web Doc ... This Technote lists the channel types that can be defined as MIF shared and/or MIF spanned channels on a z990 or a z890 ...

OSA-Express Quick-Start Table for z/VM

8 Dec 2004, Web Doc ... This quick-start table contains CHPID, TCP/IP profile, and VTAM definitions needed when configuring the OSA-Express2 and OSA-Express features for use in a z/VM ...

OSA-Express Quick-Start Table for z/OS

8 Dec 2004, Web Doc ... This quick-start table contains CHPID, TCP/IP profile, and VTAM definitions needed when configuring the OSA-Express2 and OSA-Express features for use in a z/OS ...

Networking Overview for Linux on zSeries

8 Dec 2004, Redpapers ... As new hardware is introduced and z/VM virtualization technology evolves, an ever-increasing number of networking options are available to the Linux on zSeries operating system. Depending on when you implemented Linux on zSeries, the ...

Cloning FCP-attached SCSI Disks on SLES9 Linux for zSeries Systems

6 Dec 2004, Redpapers ... This Redpaper describes a procedure to clone a root filesystem residing on an FCP-attached SCSI disk. Cloning SCSI disks that act as a Linux root filesystem requires special processing (compared to cloning ECKD DASD). An initial ramdisk ...

Capacity Test of IFL vs. CP

2 Dec 2004, Web Doc ... The performance characteristics of an Integrated Facility for Linux (IFL) engine were compared to a general purpose CP in a zSeries ...

The CP SET LOADDEV command

29 Aug 2004, Web Doc ... This technote describes the new CP SET LOADDEV command used to IPL a Linux guest from FCP-attached ...

Linux on IBM eServer zSeries and S/390: Performance Toolkit for VM

4 Aug 2004, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication discusses Performance Toolkit for VM, a performance monitoring and analysis tool for z/VM. Derived from the earlier FCON/ESA product, Performance Toolkit for VM enables system administrators to collect and ...

Benchmark Using x345/GPFS/Linux Clients and x345/Linux/NSD File Servers

3 Aug 2004, Redpapers ... A series of four benchmark tests were completed during September 22-26, 2003 at the IBM Benchmarking Center in Poughkeepsie, NY. The primary focus of these tests was to evaluate GPFS performance for HPC applications on Linux clusters. The ...

Systems Management APIs for z/VM

14 Jul 2004, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper describes the z/VM® Systems Management Application Programming Interface (API), a programming interface to manage many aspects of a z/VM system. The interface is based on the Open Network Computing Remote Procedure ...

WebSphere V5 for Linux on zSeries Connectivity Handbook

8 Jul 2004, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication discusses Linux-based Java applications connecting to z/OS and VSE backend environments on zSeries. This book describes the implementation and deployment of Websphere Application Server, Java frontend ...

Printing with Linux on zSeries Using CUPS and Samba

13 Jun 2004, Redpapers ... This Redpaper discusses print serving on Linux using the Common UNIX Printing System (CUPS) and Samba. Print serving is much more complex than file serving. With file serving, the “back end” is a Linux file system. All the specifics of ...

Running Linux Guest in less than CP Privilege Class G

11 Jun 2004, Redpapers ... This paper provides guidance for hardening a z/VM system running Linux virtual machines in a hostile environment. Access to specific CP commands and resources is granted to a VM user based on the privilege classes assigned to the user. ...

Creating a User Home directory when you use LDAP Authentication

24 May 2004, Web Doc ... Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) allows a system administrator to centrally define and manage Linux users. Using LDAP, an administrator can define a user to many Linux systems. User information,such as the user password and ...

Linux on IBM eServer zSeries and S/390: Best Security Practices

20 May 2004, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication discusses best security practices for running Linux as a z/VM guest on IBM eServer zSeries and S/390 machines. This publication is intended for system administrators and IT architects responsible for deploying ...

Securing VNC Network Traffic Using SSH Port Forwarding

18 May 2004, Web Doc ... This technote describe how to secure Virtual Network Computing (VNC) connections to a Linux server running on IBM eServer zSeries using SSH port ...

Linux on IBM zSeries and S/390: Securing Linux for zSeries with a Central z/OS LDAP Server (RACF)

12 May 2004, Redpapers ... This IBM Redpaper provides information to help customers, Business Partners, and IBM technical people plan, implement and manage a central security solution for authentication and user information for multiple Linux systems using an LDAP ...

Accounting and Monitoring for z/VM Linux guest machines

10 May 2004, Redpapers ... This IBM Redpaper is intended for clients working with Linux for zSeries under z/VM in a proof of concept or pilot phase. We illustrate a basic accounting and system monitoring implementation to collect and correlate data from both z/VM ...

Advanced LDAP User Authentication: Limiting Access to Linux Systems Using the Host Attribute

28 Apr 2004, Redpapers ... This IBM Redpaper provides information to help customers, Business Partners, and IBM technical people plan, implement, and manage a central security solution for user authentication with a method to limit user access to Linux systems based ...

z/VM on an EFS Base: Getting Started

27 Apr 2004, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication provides a basic introduction to z/VM usage in a specific environment and assumes the use of a particular z/VM implementation (which is described in detail). With this starting point, we discuss the initial ...

DB2 UDB V8 and WebSphere V5 Performance Tuning and Operations Guide

11 Mar 2004, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication discusses the integrated environment of DB2 UDB and WebSphere Application Server (WAS), including design considerations, best practices, operation, monitoring, and performance tuning. We provide an overview ...

EFS Systems on a Linux Base: Getting Started

4 Nov 2003, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication describes the basic installation of FLEX-ES (a product of Fundamental Software, Inc., Fremont, California) with several z/OS operating system packages. Much of the material is in cookbook format. More advanced ...

S/390 PartnerWorld for Developers, ITSO/EFS Project EFS Systems on a Linux Base: Additional Topics

2 Nov 2003, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication describes additional or advanced techniques for using FLEX-ES (a product of Fundamental Software, Inc., Fremont, California) with z/OS and various z/OS packages. Basic installation and use of FLEX-ES is ...

Linux on IBM eServer zSeries and S/390: z/VM Configuration for WebSphere Deployments

11 Sep 2003, Redpapers ... In this Redpaper, we introduce a method to determine an efficient infrastructure for WebSphere deployment on Linux for zSeries. The infrastructure consists of LPARs running multiple Linux guests under VM. Each Linux guest runs WebSphere, ...

Linux on IBM eServer zSeries and S/390: VSWITCH and VLAN Features of z/VM 4.4

2 Sep 2003, Redpapers ... z/VM Virtual Switch (VSWITCH) is a new z/VM networking function announced by IBM for z/VM Version 4 Release 4. This new feature is designed to improve the interaction between guests running under z/VM and the physical network connected to ...

Formatting and Labeling a DASD Volume for Linux Guests Running Under z/VM

26 Aug 2003, Web Doc ... z/VM employs the concept of "minidisks", whereby physical DASD can be split into smaller sizes, or minidisks, and assigned to individual VM guest systems. In this tip, we describe an approach for dedicating whole DASD volumes for Linux ...

Partitioning DASD for Linux Guests Running under z/VM

5 Aug 2003, Web Doc ... Before DASD may be used by Linux on zSeries, the DASD volume must first be partitioned and formatted by Linux. This tip describes the necessary commands to partition and format ...

Linux on IBM eServer zSeries and S/390: Building SuSE SLES8 Systems under z/VM

2 Aug 2003, Redpapers ... IBM z/VM and IBM VM/ESA are zSeries operating systems that enable other operating systems to run “under” them as guest virtual machines. Depending on the resources of the physical machine and the workload running on a guest, it is possible ...

A Practical Guide to DB2 UDB Data Replication V8

21 Jul 2003, Redbooks ... IBM DB2 Replication (called DataPropagator on some platforms) is a powerful, flexible facility for copying DB2 and/or Informix data from one place to another. The IBM replication solution includes transformation, joining, and the filtering ...

Planning and Using Setup Manager for the IBM WebSphere Portal for Multiplatforms V4.2

30 Jun 2003, Web Doc ... In this tip, we give suggestions about how to use Setup Manager to successfully install WebSphere Portal on Linux for zSeries ...

Linux on IBM eServer zSeries and S/390: Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol on VM Guest LANs

10 Jun 2003, Redpapers ... This Redpaper describes the Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) and its use in a z/VM Linux Guest LAN ...

zSeries Crypto Guide Update

10 Apr 2003, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication is designed to help you understand and implement the z/OS Cryptographic PCICC and PCICA cards. Although this book focuses on the enablement of the z/OS PCICC and PCICA products, cryptography and the available ...

Experiences with Oracle for Linux on zSeries

9 Apr 2003, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication describes experiences gained while installing and testing Oracle9i for Linux on zSeries, such as: Setting up the development systems at Oracle for the Linux on zSeries environment Installing the Oracle9i ...

Linux on IBM eServer zSeries and S/390: System Management

11 Mar 2003, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication describes system management for Linux on IBM eServer zSeries and S/390. It will help you understand the primary management processes for a set of Linux images on zSeries and S/390, and how to identify ...

Linux on IBM eServer zSeries and S/390: Managing a Samba Server from z/VM

24 Feb 2003, Redpapers ... This Redpaper describes a z/VM front-end for managing a Linux Samba file server. For shops that have substantial mainframe skills but UNIX skills that are not as strong, managing a Samba server, even with the Samba Web Administration Tool, ...

Getting Started with zSeries Fibre Channel Protocol

3 Feb 2003, Redpapers ... The purpose of this IBM Redpaper is two-fold: to provide information to help you understand the concepts of zSeries Fibre Channel Protocol support, and to show you how various SCSI devices can be configured to build a zSeries FCP ...

Linux on IBM eServer zSeries and S/390: TCP/IP Broadcast on z/VM Guest LAN

30 Jan 2003, Redpapers ... This Redpaper provides information to help readers plan for and exploit Internet Protocol (IP) broadcast support that was made available to z/VM Guest LAN environments with the introduction of the z/VM 4.3 Operating System. Using IP ...

Creating a Multi-Call Linux Binary

8 Dec 2002, Web Doc ... A multi-call binary is an executable, written in C, that performs the action of more than one utility. A prime example of a multi-call binary is the BusyBox package. BusyBox implements a large number of standard Linux utilities (such as ...

Linux on IBM eServer zSeries and S/390: Porting LEAF to Linux on zSeries

8 Dec 2002, Redpapers ... This redpaper describes porting the Linux Embedded Appliance Firewall (LEAF) to Linux on zSeries. LEAF can be used for routing in a large scale Linux server farm running on ...

Useful TCP/IP and FTP Commands

25 Nov 2002, Web Doc ... This booklet lists many of the commonly used commands (with brief descriptions) for TCP/IP and FTP, as well as related z/OS, z/VM, VSE, Linux, and VTAM ...

Linux on IBM eServer zSeries and S/390: Large Scale Linux Deployment

16 Oct 2002, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication discusses techniques available for building a large farm of Linux servers running under zVM (a "penguin colony"). It has been developed for system administrators and I/T architects who are responsible for ...

Linux Systems Management Using Aduva Director

6 Oct 2002, Redpapers ... This Redpaper provides an overview of Aduva Director and how it can be used to simplify management tasks. We look at how Aduva Director can be used to manage Linux images running on z/Series under z/VM. Aduva Director lets you centrally ...

SAP on DB2 UDB for OS/390 and z/OS: High Availability Solution Using System Automation

12 Sep 2002, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication explains the SAP high availability with System Automation solution. This solution provides the means for fully automating the management of all SAP components and related products running on OS/390, z/OS, AIX, ...

IBM eServer zSeries 900 Technical Guide

5 Sep 2002, Redbooks ... This edition of the IBM eServer zSeries 900 Technical Guide contains additional and updated information on the following topics: New 16 Turbo models Customer Initiated Upgrade (CIU) support Concurrent memory upgrades Concurrent undo ...

Linux on IBM eServer zSeries and S/390: Cloning Linux Images in z/VM

2 Sep 2002, Redpapers ... There are many ways to clone multiple Linux for eServer zSeries images under a zVM system. This Redpaper discusses and expands on one example of this process, and is intended to help customers create many Linux for zSeries systems in a ...

Dynamic management of DASD devices in Linux running on zSeries

29 Aug 2002, Web Doc ... The dasd device driver for Linux on zSeries uses a /proc filesystem interface to dynamically configure DASD devices. To simplify the interface and save typing keystokes, try this ...

Avoiding the PROFILE EXEC when IPLing CMS

29 Aug 2002, Web Doc ... When logging on to CMS, the PROFILE EXEC found on the user's 191 A-disk is executed on CMS IPL. If a statement in the PROFILE EXEC causes a fatal CMS error, the user will be thrown into CP. To correct the error, the PROFILE EXEC will need ...

Linux on IBM eServer zSeries and S/390: Application Development

4 Aug 2002, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication describes application development for Linux on the IBM eServer zSeries platform. The target audience is application developers writing primarily in C/C++ and Java. The Linux development environment for ...

Linux on IBM zSeries and S/390: Server Consolidation with Linux for zSeries

29 Jul 2002, Redpapers ... This Redpaper will cover server consolidation on Linux for ...

S/390 Partners in Development: EFS Systems on a Linux Base

14 Jul 2002, Redbooks ... A ThinkPad Enabled for S/390 (ThinkPad/EFS) or a Netfinity Enabled for S/390 (Netfinity/EFS) are the smallest S/390-compatible systems currently available that have been tested and approved by IBM. They are based on an IBM ThinkPad or ...

Linux on IBM eServer zSeries: Configuring gcc as a cross-compiler

24 Jun 2002, Web Doc ... This tip details how to configure gcc on Linux for IBM eServer zSeries to act as a ...

Linux on IBM zSeries and S/390: High Availability for z/VM and Linux

23 Jun 2002, Redpapers ... This paper provides information to help readers plan for and install a high availability solution for Linux for zSeries running under z/VM. It is written for customers, technical presale people, and technical managers, to help them to ...

Putting the Latest z/OS Security Features to Work

10 Jun 2002, Redbooks ... Many significant enhancements have been made to the security features available on the z/OS and OS/390 platforms. This IBM Redbooks publication will help you install, customize, and configure the new functions provided with Version 1.2 of ...

Linux for S/390

20 Mar 2002, Redbooks ... The strengths of S/390 are well known: rock-solid reliability, the ability to run multiple diverse workloads, and highly scalable technology make S/390 an ideal choice for hosting key e-business applications. Now Linux has joined the S/390 ...

e-Business Intelligence: Data Mart Solutions with DB2 for Linux on zSeries

11 Mar 2002, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication explains the benefits of Business Intelligence solutions using DB2 for Linux on zSeries. We discuss several studies done at IBM zSeries Teraplex Integration Center to demonstrate how the latest features of the ...

Dimensional Insight Business Intelligence Tool for Linux on zSeries

25 Jan 2002, Redpapers ... This Redpaper provides an overview of the capabilities of the Dimensional Insight BI tool using Linux on zSeries. The objectives of the paper are two fold: - Demonstrate that a BI solution developed for Linux on the Intel platform could be ...

C/C++ Applications on z/OS and OS/390 UNIX

25 Dec 2001, Redbooks ... In this IBM Redbooks publication, we focus on how to move applications written in C/C++ from other UNIX operating systems to z/OS UNIX System Services. We highlight the traditional strengths of z/OS, and describe some of the subsystems ...

Linux on IBM eServer zSeries and S/390: ISP/ASP Solutions

19 Dec 2001, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication describes how Linux can be combined with z/VM on zSeries and S/390 hardware - the mainframe. This combination of hardware and operating systems enables Internet Service Providers (ISP) and Application Service ...

Linux for IBM eServer zSeries and S/390: Distributions

19 Sep 2001, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication describes the Linux distributions available for the mainframe. It will help you to install, customize and maintain the following distributions: -) SuSE Linux Enterprise Server for S/390 -) Turbolinux server ...

e-Business Intelligence: Leveraging DB2 for Linux on S/390

24 Jul 2001, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication discusses leveraging DB2 for Linux on S/390 for new e-BI opportunities. It shows the possible Linux configurations on S/390 and describes the advantages of consolidating UNIX data mart farms on unique IBM ...

Building Linux Systems Under IBM VM

18 Mar 2001, Redpapers ... In this guide we demonstrate one approach to building multiple Linux systems as Virtual Machine Guests running under the IBM VM/ESA and z/VM operating ...

XPLink: OS/390 Extra Performance Linkage

6 Dec 2000, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication describes XPLink, the new high performance linkage option for OS/390. It discusses the means by which XPLink achieves its performance goals, and the various ways these affect the performance of C and C++ ...


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