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IBM System z literature

The Mobile Workload Reporting Tool (MWRT) is a Windows-based reporting tool that supports Mobile Workload Pricing (MWP).

February 2015 | PDF | 1 MB
2 page Product brief on IBM Wave for z/VM that describes capabilities and benefits, designed for use with customers.

February 2015 | PDF | 676 KB
In this paper, we will examine the various Coupling Facility technology alternatives from several perspectives. We will compare the characteristics of each CF option in terms of function, inherent availability, performance and value.

February 2015 | PDF | 1 MB
z Systems - Security: IBM z13

February 2015 | PDF | 1 MB
This paper gives an overview of the features and functions available in the six management areas of the z Unified Resource Manager.

January 2015 | PDF | 648 KB
The role of IBM z/OS technology in business process management

January 2015 | PDF | 778 KB
GDPS can work with IBM as well as other Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) disk vendors, as long as the vendor meets the required Metro Mirror, and z/OS Global Mirror functions. Hitachi, Ltd. has implemented these functions in its Hitachi Virtual Storage ...

January 2015 | PDF | 3 MB
In this report, I have covered a lot of territory to explain why you want to put your systems of engagement and insight very close to your sys-tems of record and exactly how and why this is especially true for enterprise data centered on the IBM mainframe...

January 2015 | PDF | 663 KB
Support of select IBM BladeCenter HX5 7873 blades into the IBM zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension (zBX).

January 2015 | PDF | 1 MB
This document is an supplement to the Print Transforms from AFP for Infoprint Server for z/OS publication G325-2634-02 and provides updates updates, changes and corrections to this guide.

December 2014 | PDF | 440 KB
This IDC White Paper examines the rapidly changing landscape for managed service providers and the shifting competitive dynamics of the market as cloud-based solutions increasingly challenge older models of third-party application infrastructure ...

December 2014 | PDF | 633 KB
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
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
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
With IBM’s mobile computing solutions, businesses now have a clear path to mobile enabling mission-critical applications on their System z environments. Whereas in years past, mobile enablement may have required expensive, time-consuming integrations with...

July 2014 | PDF | 622 KB
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

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