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IBM System z literature

IBM System z hardware and software provide higher performance, greater physical security, and the features necessary to easily manage the cryptographic configuration in a manner that is integrated with the other System z management facilities.

November 2014 | PDF | 2 MB
This paper studies the performance of a z/VM based system installation running virtual systems of different types of workloads under Linux for System z. It analyzes the efficiency of EDEV-SCSI based paging devices and the new memory and CPU management ...

November 2014 | PDF | 3 MB
This paper is about setup and performance of a Cognos Business Intelligence server for Linux on System z running under z/VM. The tuning of some important components is described and how to use the z/VM resource manager.

November 2014 | PDF | 3 MB
2 page Product brief on IBM Wave for z/VM that describes capabilities and benefits, designed for use with customers.

September 2014 | PDF | 670 KB
The Mobile Workload Reporting Tool (MWRT) is a Windows-based reporting tool that supports Mobile Workload Pricing (MWP).

September 2014 | PDF | 2 MB
This white paper not only helps customers move to the new release smoothly, safely and quickly, but also to exploit significant enhancements: performance and scalability improvements, including CPU savings; enhanced resiliency and continuous availability.

September 2014 | PDF | 935 KB
Support of select IBM BladeCenter HX5 7873 blades into the IBM zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension (zBX).

August 2014 | PDF | 313 KB
The following white paper details an enterprise hybrid cloud computing approach. It addresses relevant use cases, enterprise security, application performance and potential impacts to core business transactions on System z

August 2014 | PDF | 3 MB
By describing seven real customer implementations across four industries, this paper and provides compelling evidence of what analytics can deliver in actual implementations. These implementations show triple-A characteristics required of analytics today

July 2014 | PDF | 327 KB
Example generic.prm files for Red Hat Enterprise Linux V7 installation on IBM System z.

July 2014 | PDF | 9 KB
This paper discusses the evolution of networking hardware available for z/OS and how the evolution of that hardware, specifically the evolution of OSA Express connectivity from copper to fiber, has resulted in evolution of best practices for configuration...

June 2014 | PDF | 365 KB
Analyst paper by Matthew Eastwood of IDC focusing on the evolution of the mainframe, with a look at how it continues to impact organizations’ business and technology issues, and how IBM continues to evolve the platform and business strategy.

May 2014 | PDF | 364 KB
It wouldn’t be a major mainframe event without the introduction of new/improved System z offerings, and IBM’s New York celebration was no exception.

May 2014 | PDF | 188 KB
A Clipper Analyst paper describing Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure.

May 2014 | PDF | 1 MB
At 50, the mainframe remains the benchmark for reliability, security and stability even as infrastructure technology evolves and improves.

May 2014 | PDF | 597 KB
IBM kicked off a two-day long 50th birthday bash for its mainframe systems in New York City with its inaugural “Master the Mainframe World Championship” coding contest with 43 regional winners representing 23 countries.

May 2014 | PDF | 159 KB
At a recent event in New York City dubbed “Mainframe 50”, IBM celebrated the 50th anniversary of its mainframe architecture.

May 2014 | PDF | 251 KB
This analyst paper is about how the IBM mainframe and software is the superior enterprise-class cloud infrastructure. Unless you have been personally involved in IT for a decade (or two) or more, you might think that “cloud thinking” is a new happening of...

April 2014 | PDF | 1 MB
This document describes: New functions and changes in GDPS V3.11, plus information on GDPS options that are planned to be discontinued in a future release.

April 2014 | PDF | 137 KB
Banks are reinventing themselves to become customer centric. They strive to deliver a compelling, personalized customer experience at all touch points. To achieve this, employees must have meaningful information at their fingertips. IBM System z delivers ...

March 2014 | PDF | 1 MB

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