ABCs of z/OS System Programming: Volume 5

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 12 May 2011

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ISBN-10: 0738435511
ISBN-13: 9780738435510
IBM Form #: SG24-6985-02
(392 pages)

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Authors: Paul Rogers, Alvaro Salla, Paola Bari, Luiz Fadel, Andreas Horn, Redelf Janssen, Valeria Sokal, Thomas Stoeckel


The ABCs of z/OS® System Programming is an eleven-volume collection that provides an introduction to the z/OS operating system and the hardware architecture. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced system programmer, the ABCs collection provides the information you need to start your research into z/OS and related subjects. If you would like to become more familiar with z/OS in your current environment, or if you are evaluating platforms to consolidate your e-business applications, the ABCs collection will serve as a powerful learning tool.

The contents of the volumes are:
Volume 1: Introduction to z/OS and storage concepts, TSO/E, ISPF, JCL, SDSF, and z/OS delivery and installation
Volume 2: z/OS implementation and daily maintenance, defining subsystems, JES2 and JES3, LPA, LNKLST, authorized libraries, Language Environment®, and SMP/E
Volume 3: Introduction to DFSMS, data set basics, storage management hardware and software, VSAM, System-Managed Storage, catalogs, and DFSMStvs
Volume 4: Communication Server, TCP/IP and VTAM®
Volume 5: Base and Parallel Sysplex®, System Logger, Resource Recovery Services (RRS), global resource serialization (GRS), z/OS system operations, Automatic Restart Management (ARM), Geographically Dispersed Parallel Sysplex™ (GPDS), availability in the zSeries® environment
Volume 6: Introduction to security, RACF®, Digital certificates and PKI, Kerberos, cryptography and z990 integrated cryptography, zSeries firewall technologies, LDAP, Enterprise identity mapping (EIM), and firewall technologies
Volume 7: Printing in a z/OS environment, Infoprint Server and Infoprint Central
Volume 8: An introduction to z/OS problem diagnosis
Volume 9: z/OS UNIX® System Services
Volume 10: Introduction to z/Architecture®, zSeries processor design, zSeries connectivity, LPAR concepts, HCD, and HMC
Volume 11: Capacity planning, performance management, RMF, and SMF
Volume 12: WLM
Volume 13: JES3

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Base and Parallel Sysplex
Chapter 2. System Logger
Chapter 3. Resource Recovery Services (RRS)
Chapter 4. Global resource serialization (GRS)
Chapter 5. z/OS system operations
Chapter 6. Automatic restart management
Chapter 7. Geographically Dispersed Parallel Sysplex
Chapter 8. Availability in the zSeries and z9 environment

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