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IBM HiperSockets Implementation Guide

An IBM Redbooks publication


Published on 10 June 2014

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ISBN-10: 0738439444
ISBN-13: 9780738439440
IBM Form #: SG24-6816-02

Authors: Mike Ebbers, Micky Reichenberg and Alexandra Winter

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    This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides information about the IBM System z® HiperSockets™ function. It offers a broad description of the architecture, functions, and operating systems support. This publication will help you plan and implement HiperSockets. It provides information about the definitions needed to configure HiperSockets for the supported operating systems.

    This book is intended for system programmers, network planners, and systems engineers who want to plan and install HiperSockets. A solid background in network and Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) is assumed.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Overview

    Chapter 2. HiperSockets environment definitions

    Chapter 3. Software configurations for HiperSockets

    Chapter 4. Performance considerations

    Chapter 5. Layer 2 and layer 3 modes

    Chapter 6. Virtual local area network support

    Chapter 7. More HiperSockets features

    Chapter 8. Connect HiperSockets to other networks

    Chapter 9. HiperSockets in an IBM zEnterprise ensemble

    Appendix A. Gathering statistics in a HiperSockets environment

    Appendix B. IBM z/OS Sysplex subplexing and HiperSockets

    Appendix C. Useful commands


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