zSeries Application Assist Processor (zAAP) Implementation

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 23 November 2004

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ISBN-10: 0738490954
ISBN-13: 9780738490953
IBM Form #: SG24-6386-00
(64 pages)

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Authors: Paul Rogers, Luiz Fadel, Fernando Ferreira


This IBM Redbooks publication gives a broad understanding of a new architecture facility available on zSeries servers called zSeries Application Assist Processor (zAAP). The zAAP is an attractively priced specialized processing unit that provides an economical Java execution environment for customers who desire the traditional Qualities of Service and the integration advantages of the zSeries platform.
The objective of this book is to help you better understand the functions available with zAAPs as well as how to install, tailor, and configure the new processors.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. zSeries Application Assist Processor (zAAP)
Chapter 2. How to order and set up zAAPs
Chapter 3. Using zAAPs
Chapter 4. Performance considerations
Appendix A. Environment description
Appendix B. SMF records for zAAP processing

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