ABCs of System Programming Volume 3
An IBM Redbooks publication
Note: This is publication is now archived. For reference only.
This IBM Redbooks publication is Volume 3 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
In this Volume, Chapter 1 provides an introduction to the DFSMS/MVS.
DFSMS/MVS is the data management part of the operating system that
organizes, identifies, stores, catalogs, and retrieves all the data
information used by an installation.
Chapter 2 provides an overview of DFSMS/MVS and its functional
Chapter 3 describes OS/390 SMP/E which is a tool designed to manage
the installation of software products on your OS/390 system and to track
the modifications you make to those products.