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IBM z/OS V2.1 DFSMS Technical Update

An IBM Redbooks publication


Published on 15 September 2014

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ISBN-10: 0738439827
ISBN-13: 9780738439822
IBM Form #: SG24-8190-00

Authors: Mary Lovelace, Jose Dovidauskas, Anthony Fletcher, Gert Laumann and Norbert Schlumberger

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    Each release of IBM® z/OS® 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 integrated into z/OS V2.1 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.

    This book is 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. DFSMS V2.1 release summary

    Chapter 2. Catalog enhancements

    Chapter 3. IDCAMS enhancements

    Chapter 4. Virtual Storage Access Method enhancements

    Chapter 5. PDSE enhancements

    Chapter 6. SMS enhancements

    Chapter 7. DFSMSdfp enhancements

    Chapter 8. DFSMSdss enhancements

    Chapter 9. System Data Mover enhancements

    Chapter 10. SMS exploiting hardware enhancements

    Chapter 11. DFSMShsm enhancements

    Chapter 12. DFSMSrmm enhancements

    Appendix A. APARs to be reviewed for DFSMS V2.1

    Appendix B. APARs to be reviewed for DFSMS V1.13 or DFSMS V1.12

    Appendix C. Sample assembler code


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