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XPLink: OS/390 Extra Performance Linkage

An IBM Redbooks publication

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Published on 07 December 2000

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ISBN-10: 0738418471
ISBN-13: 9780738418476
IBM Form #: SG24-5991-00

Authors: Michael MacIsaac, Graham Ewart, Art Goldschmidt and Dave Sudlik

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    This IBM Redbooks publication describes XPLink, the new high performance linkage option for OS/390.

    It discusses the means by which XPLink achieves its performance goals, and the various ways these affect the performance of C and C++ code.

    Finally, it shows the effect of the XPLink performance improvements on real-world applications.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Overview

    Chapter 2. Technical overview

    Chapter 3. Terminology and usage

    Chapter 4. Compatibility considerations

    Chapter 5. Performance characteristics

    Chapter 6. Application and benchmark measurements

    Appendix A. XPLink code sequences

    Appendix B. Sample CEEDUMP header


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