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z/OS V1.11 DFSMS Release Guide

An IBM Redbooks publication

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Published on 19 November 2010

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ISBN-10: 0738434418
ISBN-13: 9780738434414
IBM Form #: SG24-7768-00

Authors: Mary Lovelace, Andre Luiz Coelho Da Silva, Anthony Fletcher, Juergen Hoerner, Norbert Schlumberger, Hien Troung and Craig Vernon

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    Each release of data facility storage management subsystem (DFSMS) builds upon the previous version to provide enhanced storage management, data access, device support, program management, and distributed data access for the z/OS® platform in a system-managed storage environment.

    This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides a summary of the functions and enhancements in z/OS V1R11 DFSMS. It provides you with the information that you need to understand and evaluate the content of this DFSMS release, along with practical implementation hints and tips. Also included are enhancements that were made available through an enabling PTF that has been integrated into z/OS DFSMS V1R11.

    This book was written for storage professionals and system programmers who have experience with the components of DFSMS. It provides sufficient information so that you can start prioritizing the implementation of new functions and evaluating their applicability in your DFSMS environment.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. New and enhanced functions in z/OS V1.11 DFSMS

    Chapter 2. DFSMSdfp enhancements in V1R11

    Chapter 3. DFSMS Object Access Method enhancements

    Chapter 4. Extended Address Volume enhancements

    Chapter 5. DFSMShsm enhancements

    Chapter 6. VSAM and Record Level Sharing enhancements

    Chapter 7. SMS enhancements

    Chapter 8. Utilities

    Chapter 9. IBM System Storage Virtual Tape Facility for Mainframe

    Chapter 10. DFSMSrmm enhancements

    Chapter 11. Network File System enhancements

    Appendix A. OAM implementation hints and tips

    Appendix B. APARs to be reviewed


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