ABCs of System Programming Volume 1
An IBM Redbooks publication
Note: This is publication is now archived. For reference only.
This IBM Redbooks publication is Volume 1 of a five-volume set that is designed to
introduce the structure of an OS/390 and S/390 operating environment.
The set will help you install, tailor, and configure an OS/390 operating
system, and is intended for system programmers who are new to an OS/390
Volume 1 gives a broad understanding of the software and S/390
architecture and how it is used together with the OS/390 operating
Chapter 1 provides an introduction to the products and components that
make up an OS/390 system.
Chapter 2 describes OS/390 storage concepts.
Chapter 3 describes S/390 hardware and I/O management which includes an
introduction to HCD.
Chapter 4 describes the customization and installation products TSO/E
and ISPF and job control language (JCL).
Chapter 5 describes the OS/390 delivery options and the download process
using ServerPac option.