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Building a Mainframe IT Service Management Plan to Deliver Operational Excellence

Clabby Analytics takes a closer look at how IBM’s Operations Management portfolio ...

PUNDT-IT: Ensuring Secure Enterprise Blockchain Networks: A Look at IBM Blockchain and LinuxONE

Many organizations and business people feel overwhelmed by today’s digital threat ...

z/VM 6.2 Live Guest Relocation with Linux Middleware - Various Workloads

This paper discusses the z/VM 6.2 LGR feature and focuses on how the relocation characteristics ...

Linux on System z Methods to pause a z/VM guest: Optimize the resource utilization of idling servers

This paper analyzes the behavior of Linux z/VM guests running a WebSphere workload ...

IBM UrbanCode Deploy, Docker and Linux on z Systems

Using Linux containers and Docker radically changes the way applications are built, ...

Enterprise Hybrid Computing – System z and SoftLayer

The following white paper details an enterprise hybrid cloud computing approach. ...

Delivering Business Agility with Open Source Solutions on IBM LinuxONE and z Systems

Linux on IBM z Systems provides high levels of performance, scalability and security. ...

Forrester - Trust Must Be The Foundation

Trust is one of the most vital elements of any business relationship and is a critical ...

Oracle software for Linux on z Systems

The document provides the capabilities and resources of running Oracle on Linux on ...

z/OS Server Support

See the the table below for the HW Server support by z/OS release level ...

z/OS fallback, coexistence, and migration options

This is a paper on the z/OS fallback, coexistence, and migration options ...

Simplified Virtualization Management for Linux on z/VM IBM Wave for z/VM V1.2

2 page Product brief on IBM Wave for z/VM that describes capabilities and benefits, ...

z/VM Hypervisor Proxy for ILMT Users Guide

The z/VM Hypervisor Proxy for ILMT is required in order to provide z/VM configuration ...

Gaining insight into critical enterprise applications with IBM CICS and business events

This white paper provides an introduction to CICS as a source of business events. ...

Clabby Analytics - Choosing IBM zEnterprise for Next Gen Business Analytics Applications

This white paper discusses the reasons IT buyers are placing new workloads on the ...

z/OS Management Facility V1.13 Resource Requirements

The z/OS Management Facility (z/OSMF, 5655-S28) is a no-charge product that provides ...

System-Managed CF Structure Duplexing

This paper compares characteristics of Internal vs Stand-alone CF and using Duplexing. ...

Layer 3 Network Configuration Best Practices for z/OS with OSPF

This paper discusses the evolution of networking hardware available for z/OS and ...

Improving Software Quality with IBM Application Discovery

Read this whitepaper to learn the 3 steps necessary to automating deep impact analysis ...

Oracle Real Application Clusters on Linux on IBM System z: Set up and network performance tuning

This paper is about building and running Oracle RAC 10gR2 on SLES 10 SP2 with a z10. ...

IBM WebSphere Application Server Version 8 for Linux on IBM System z SSL Setup and Performance Study

This paper describes how the advantages of the System z cryptographic hardware features ...

IBM z/VM 6.3 HiperDispatch - Polarization Modes and Middleware Performance

This white paper provides information about IBM® z/VM® 6.3 HiperDispatch polarization ...

The Clipper Group: IBM Changes Its z/OS Release Plan and Extends Its Support

The Clipper Analyst firm reviews the April 11, 2012 z/OS Statement of Direction and ...

Linux on IBM System z Large Discontiguous Saved Segments (DCSS) Under Linux

A Discontiguous Saved Segment (DCSS) is a z/VM technology used to share memory between ...

What’s new/changed in GDPS 3.14?

GDPS 3.14 EnhancementsIBM® High Availability Services - implementation services for ...

Preferred Documentation for Linux on IBM z Systems

The document list the preferred Analyst Papers, Performance papers, White Papers ...

Using the latest compiler technologies on z Systems

It is important to stay current with the latest compiler technology and upgrade to ...

What’s new and changed in GDPS 3.10

IBM has announced on March 26, 2013 GDPS/PPRC, GDPS/HM, GDPS/XRC and GDPS/GM Version ...

IBM System z - Security: IBM zEnterprise EC12 and zBC12

IBM System z hardware and software provide higher performance, greater physical security, ...

z/VM 6.3 Resource Overcommitment

This paper studies the performance of a z/VM based system installation running virtual ...

ITIC 2015 - 2016 Global Server Hardware, Server OS Reliability Report

The ITIC Global Server Hardware and Server OS Reliability Survey concluded that infrastructure ...

Managed Service Providers: Gaining Operational Efficiency and Competitive Advantage by Leveraging IBM’s Mainframe

This IDC White Paper examines the rapidly changing landscape for managed service ...

IDC: The Business Value of the Connected Mainframe for Digital Transformation

Organizations are evolving toward what IDC calls the “connected mainframe.” ...

IDC: The Business Value of the Connected Mainframe for Digital Transformation Executive Summary

This is an Executive Summary of The Business Value of the Connected Mainframe for ...

z Systems - Security: IBM z13

Today's IBM z13 server offers a number of standard and optional hardware-based encryption ...

z/VM 6.2 Live Guest Relocation with Linux Middleware

Version 6.2 of the IBM® z/VM operating system introduced the concepts of a z/VM cluster ...

Zementis: Universal PMML Plug-in (UPPI) for IBM z Systems

The industry’s first standards-based predictive analytics engine fully integrated ...

IDC Paper: Monitoring Mainframe Performance in Today's Digital Economy

This IDC White Paper discusses the role of the mainframe in today’s digital economy ...

Performance Analysis Of JES2 Job Submission

Tight batch window? Job submission seem sluggish? A proven, detailed, diagnostic ...

z/VM Security and Integrity

The purpose of this document is to provide information about the security and integrity ...

CIC: IBM z Systems mobile revolution

This paper covers The evolution of the IBM z from a closed and proprietary platform ...

Linux on System z Oracle Database on Linux on System z - Disk I/O Connectivity Study

This study aims to produce guidelines for disk configuration and tuning hints for ...

IBM zAware

Two page summary of an innovative analytics solution for z/OS and Linux on z Sys ...

Triton Consulting: DB2 12 for z/OS The In-Memory Enterprise Database for Transactions and Analytics

This paper will provide a high-level overview of the major new features of DB2 12 ...

Best Practices for NJE on z/VM: Security Configuration Steps for RSCS and VMBATCH

Network Job Entry is a long-standing communications protocol used between z/VM systems ...

Enabling the FACILITY Class for Use by RACF for z/VM

IBM's RACF for z/VM provides a mechanism for the control of resources associated ...

GDPS Active-Active Executive Overview

This technical document describes what GDPS Active-Active is at a high level, its ...

Tivoli Provisioning Manager version7.1.1.1: Sizing and capacity planning

This paper describes results for Tivoli Provisioning Manager (TPM) version 7.1.1.1 ...

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 for Linux on System z - Performance and z/VM Resource Management

This paper is about setup and performance of a Cognos Business Intelligence server ...

IT Challenge – Building Systems to Survive Failures

A high level white paper for the technical manager on high availability and reliability ...

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