Migration Planning for the 9037 Model 2 Sysplex Timer

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Published on 30 April 2003, updated 23 May 2003

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IBM Form #: REDP-3666-00


Authors: Frank Kyne and Noshir Dhondy

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    Abstract

    The 9037-001 Sysplex Timer has an announced worldwide end-of-service (EOS) date of December 31, 2003. This critical component of any multi-CPC sysplex will no longer be supported by IBM after December 31, 2003.

    IBM recommends replacing any 9037-001 models with Sysplex Timer Model 2s (9037-002). The 9037-002 is a full replacement for the 9037-001. There is no upgrade path from the 9037-001 to the 9037-002.

    This Redpaper provides the information required for customers to successfully plan for the migration of their 9037-001 Sysplex Timers to 9037-002 Sysplex Timers.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Introduction

    Chapter 2. Migration considerations

    Chapter 3. Migration with limited outages

    Chapter 4. Migration with planned outages

    Appendix A. Connecting 9037-002s at extended distances

     

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