IBM z13 Configuration Setup

10 Nov 2016, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication helps you install, configure, and maintain the IBM z13™. The z13 offers new functions that require a comprehensive understanding of the available configuration options. This book presents configuration setup ...

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 ...

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 ...

Reliable Analytics by Using IBM z13

13 Jan 2015, Solution Guide ... Analytics projects mainly draw on mainframe-based transactional data. However, in the last two decades, analytics solutions have been deployed as departmental applications, based on very specific business needs of the requesting ...

z Systems Simultaneous Multithreading Revolution

14 Jan 2015, Point-of-View ... Typical simultaneous multithreading (SMT) implementations allow workloads from different control programs to use a compute core concurrently, but with variable core capacity gains and thread execution slowdowns. The new IBM z13 platform ...

IBM zAware Migration from an IBM zEC12 to an IBM z13

19 May 2015, Web Doc ... Migrating zAware from an IBM® zEC12 to an IBM z13 is slightly different than migrating other traditional LPARs. zAware stores data on the SE (Service Element) as well as on external storage. If your zAware LPAR is moved from a zEC12 to a ...

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 ...

Get More Out of Your IT Infrastructure with IBM z13 I/O Enhancements

13 Jan 2015, Redpapers ... New and expanding workloads are increasingly demanding more from enterprise mainframe systems. These workloads include applications running in the cloud, analytics, mobile device access to business applications, social media, and ...

IBM z Systems Functional Matrix

26 Feb 2016, Redpapers ... This functional matrix provides a list of features and functions that are supported on IBM® z SystemsTM, including the IBM z13TM(z13), IBM z13sTM(z13s), IBM zEnterprise® EC12 (zEC12), IBM zEnterprise BC12 (zBC12), IBM ...

IBM System z Personal Development Tool Messages and Codes

29 Aug 2016, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides all the messages that are associated with IBM System z® Personal Development Tool (IBM zPDT®) operation in a single reference source. This edition is intended for zPDT Version 1 Release 6 (commonly ...

Enhancing Value to Existing and Future Workloads with IBM z13

14 Jan 2015, Point-of-View ... Discover how to take advantage of advances in technology to address key demands on today’s mainframes: - Cloud computing, analytics, mobile access, social media, and security (CAMSS) put new demands on businesses and IT for enhanced ...

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 ...

IBM CICS Performance Series: CICS TS V5.3 Benchmark on IBM z13

15 Jan 2016, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication documents the performance characteristic benchmarks of two high-transaction rate IBM CICS® Transaction Server for IBM z/OS® workloads: The first workload executes on a single IBM z13™ logical ...

IBM z13 for Cloud

13 Jan 2015, Solution Guide ... Cloud computing represents a shift to a more user-centered computing model where a layer of services sitting on an infrastructure decouples core business functions from the delivery of the underlying technology. IBM® recognizes that ...

SIMD Business Analytics Acceleration on z Systems

14 Jan 2015, Point-of-View ... The new Single Instruction Multiple Data (SIMD) accelerator is integrated into the latest IBM z Systems CPUs, starting with the new IBM z13, to enable workloads for acceleration by using new types of instructions that can act on multiple ...

z/OS Infrastructure Optimization using Large Memory

16 Jan 2015, Point-of-View ... Businesses can improve their bottom line by changing the way they approach deploying memory on IBM z/OS®. Advances in z Systems memory packaging and pricing have radically shifted the balance between memory, I/O, and CPU, and now favor ...

IBM z/OS V2R2 Communications Server TCP/IP Implementation: Volume 2 Standard Applications

21 Sep 2016, Redbooks ... For more than 50 years, IBM® mainframes have supported an extraordinary portion of the world's computing work, providing centralized corporate databases and mission-critical enterprise-wide applications. IBM System z®, the latest ...

IBM z/OS V2R2 Communications Server TCP/IP Implementation Volume 1: Base Functions, Connectivity, and Routing

30 Nov 2016, Redbooks ... For more than 50 years, IBM® mainframes have supported an extraordinary portion of the world’s computing work, providing centralized corporate databases and mission-critical enterprise-wide applications. IBM z™ Systems, the latest ...

Mainframe from Scratch: Hardware Configuration and z/OS Build

22 Dec 2016, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication helps you install, customize, and configure an IBM z13® and build z/OS® environments. This book is intended for those readers who are new to the platform and are faced with the task of installing a ...

IBM CICS Performance Series: Web Services Performance in CICS TS V5.3

21 Jan 2016, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication describes a set of benchmarks comparing an IBM CICS® web services workload running in various configuration scenarios. This paper starts with an IBM CICS Transaction Server (CICS TS) V5.2 benchmark running ...

IBM z/OS V2R2 Communications Server TCP/IP Implementation: Volume 3 High Availability, Scalability, and Performance

7 Apr 2017, Redbooks ... For more than 50 years, IBM® mainframes have supported an extraordinary portion of the world's computing work, providing centralized corporate databases and mission-critical enterprise-wide applications. IBM z Systems™ platform, the latest ...

IBM z/OS V2R2 Communications Server TCP/IP Implementation: Volume 4 Security and Policy-Based Networking

21 Mar 2017, Redbooks ... For more than 50 years, IBM® mainframes have supported an extraordinary portion of the world's computing work, providing centralized corporate databases, and mission-critical enterprise-wide applications. IBM z® Systems, the latest ...

Apache Spark Implementation on IBM z/OS

13 Aug 2016, Redbooks ... The term big data refers to extremely large sets of data that are analyzed to reveal insights, such as patterns, trends, and associations. The algorithms that analyze this data to provide these insights must extract value from a ...

IBM z Systems Connectivity Handbook

5 Jan 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 Systems® family of mainframes, which includes these systems: IBM z13™ IBM ...

The Benefits of Co-location

16 Feb 2016, Point-of-View ... The volume of data being generated and transmitted by cloud-based technologies (such as mobile, analytics and social computing applications) is continuously growing. This dynamic puts increasing pressure on businesses and their IT ...

IBM z Systems Qualified DWDM: Ciena 6500 Packet-Optical Platform Release 9.24

13 Apr 2016, 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 ...

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 ...

zPDT 2017 Sysplex Extensions

2 Mar 2017, Draft Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the IBM zPDT® 2017 Sysplex Extensions, which is a package that consists of sample files and supporting documentation to help you get a functioning, data sharing, sysplex up and running with minimal ...

SAS Business Analytics Deployment on IBM POWER8 Processor-Based Systems: With IBM XIV Storage System and IBM FlashSystem

26 Oct 2015, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication describes the performance tuning guidelines that can help you successfully deploy SAS business analytics on IBM POWER8® processor-based servers. The paper describes the test environment, the testing that was ...

Secure Hybrid Cloud Connectivity with IBM Bluemix and z Systems

21 Aug 2015, Redpapers ... In demand-intensive mobile and web applications, an emerging pattern is to host the Systems of Engagement in the cloud (for maximum responsiveness) but keep the Systems of Record with the other important business systems in the company ...

IBM z Systems Qualified DWDM Ciena 6500 Packet-Optical Platform Platform Release 10.21

3 May 2017, 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 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 z Systems: The Heart of the Mobile and API Economy

15 Jul 2016, Point-of-View ... Digital channels are the primary way to start consumer and business engagements by providing accessibility to a global audience and a cost-effective means to conduct business. In recent years, mobile devices became the preferred way in ...

Manage Your Clouds with IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack for z Systems, V4.2

20 Aug 2015, Solution Guide ... New services and capabilities are being made available to cloud computing environments on an ongoing basis. Taking advantage of these new services and capabilities is important to enhancing and improving your cloud environment and your ...

Securing Your Mobile Mainframe

29 Dec 2015, Point-of-View ... To achieve business goals today, Systems of Record (SoR) that are serving transactional and data services must interface with Systems of Engagement (SoE) that are increasingly represented by mobile devices. System security and integrity is ...

Securely Expose Business Assets and Fuel Innovation

26 Aug 2015, Point-of-View ... Cloud computing is an obvious technology option considered by many C-level executives. However, understanding when and how to use it can make all the difference when it comes to business success or catastrophic failure. The ...

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. ...

Combining IBM Storwize V7000 IP Replication and Oracle Data Guard: Reference Guide for Database and Storage Administrators

13 Oct 2015, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication combines Oracle Data Guard and IBM remote copy technologies and discusses the use of the near disaster and far disaster concepts that are best suited for customer environments. The Oracle Data Guard ...

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 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 ...

IBM DS8880 and IBM z Systems Synergy

20 Jan 2017, Redpapers ... From inception, what is known today as IBM® z Systems® always had a close and unique relation to its storage. Over the years, improvements to the z Systems processors and storage software, the disk storage systems and their communication ...

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 ...

Introduction to the New Mainframe: IBM z/VSE Basics

2 Mar 2016, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication is based on the book Introduction to the New Mainframe: z/OS Basics, SG24-6366, which was produced by the International Technical Support Organization (ITSO), Poughkeepsie Center. It provides students of ...

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 ...

Introduction to the New Mainframe: z/OS Basics

4 Jan 2012, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides students of information systems technology with the background knowledge and skills necessary to begin using the basic facilities of a mainframe computer. It is the first in a planned series of book ...

IBM zEnterprise EC12 Technical Guide

4 Mar 2015, 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 DS8870 with Firmware Release 7.5 Product Guide

2 Jul 2015, Product Guide ... Built on over 50 years of Enterprise storage expertise, the IBM® DS8000® series is the flagship storage system within the IBM System Storage® portfolio. The IBM DS8870 represents the most recent in this series of high-performance, ...


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