IBM Mainframe Bits: Understanding the Platform Hardware

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 25 May 2016

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ISBN-10: 0738455350
ISBN-13: 9780738455358
IBM Form #: REDP-5346-00
(34 pages)

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Authors: Keith Winnard, Luiz Fadel, Rob Hunt, Jo Johnston, Alvaro Salla


This IBM® Redpaper™ publication describes the hardware components and three high-level scenarios of how the IBM z Systems™ platform is used within organizations. The components and the configurations are designed and built to conform to the z/Architecture.

Table of contents

Hardware Goals
Brief tour of the CPC
Input/output operations
Configuration scenarios

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