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z/OS V1.13 DFSMS Technical Update

An IBM Redbooks publication


Published on 18 August 2012, updated 23 September 2012

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ISBN-10: 073843695X
ISBN-13: 9780738436951
IBM Form #: SG24-7961-00

Authors: Mike Ebbers, Mary Lovelace, Andre Luiz Coelho Da Silva, Anthony Fletcher, Gert Laumann, Alvaro Salla and Norbert Schlumberger

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    Each release of IBM® Data Facility Storage Management Subsystem (DFSMS) builds on the previous version. The latest release, IBM z/OS® V1.13 DFSMS, provides enhancements in these areas for the z/OS platform in a system-managed storage environment:

    • Storage management
    • Data access
    • Device support
    • Program management
    • Distributed data access

    This IBM Redbooks® publication provides a summary of the functions and enhancements in z/OS V1.13 DFSMS. It provides information that you need to understand and evaluate the content of this DFSMS release, along with practical implementation hints and tips. This book also includes enhancements that are available by enabling PTFs that have been integrated into z/OS DFSMS V1.13.

    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. Introduction to DFSMS V1.13 enhancements

    Chapter 2. Open, Close, and end-of-volume

    Chapter 3. DSS enhancements

    Chapter 4. Changes to DFSMShsm in DFSMS V1.13

    Chapter 5. DFSMSrmm enhancements

    Chapter 6. VSAM enhancements

    Chapter 7. Catalog enhancements

    Chapter 8. zHPF enhancements

    Chapter 9. PDSE enhancements

    Chapter 10. EAV: New 1 TB support

    Chapter 11. DFSMSoam

    Chapter 12. zSeries file system

    Chapter 13. SDM enhancements

    Chapter 14. Interactive Storage Management Facility (ISMF) enhancements

    Chapter 15. Enhancements to other components

    Appendix A. Code samples DFSMSoam V1.13

    Appendix B. Additional material


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