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IBM z Systems literature

z/VM Single System Image Cluster Live Guest Relocation with HiperSockets: Exploitation via Dynamic Routing

This paper describes a solution that allows customers running Linux on z/VM to exploit ...

GDPS/PPRC 100Km Distance Testing

This report documents the results of studies done to measure the effect of distance ...

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

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

Preferred Documentation for Linux on Z

This paper lists the preferred Analyst Papers, Performance papers, White Papers & ...

Oracle software for Linux on Z

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

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

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

Distributed File Service zSeries File System (zFS) APAR OA38697 - Documentation updates to enhance information on ...

APAR OA38697 applies to Distributed File Service zSeries File System (zFS). It provides ...

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 ...

What’s new/changed in GDPS 3.14?

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

Using the latest compiler technologies on z Systems

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

Enterprise Hybrid Computing – System z and SoftLayer

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

z Systems - Security: IBM z13

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

WebSphere Application Server Horizontal Versus Vertical JVM Stacking Report

This report presents performance data for a test that compares the effects of stacking ...

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 ...

Jump start next generation applications with IBM LinuxONE

IBM LinuxONE is a portfolio of hardware, software and services solutions for an enterprise ...

IBM z14 Performance of Cryptographic Operations

This publication provides performance information to the user of cryptographic services ...

z/VM Hypervisor Proxy for ILMT Users Guide

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

IT Challenge – Building Systems to Survive Failures

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

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 ...

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

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

Linux on IBM System z and IBM FileNet P8 5.1 Setup, Performance, and Scalability

IBM FileNet P8 provides a enterprise-class content lifecycle, document management, ...

Building a Mainframe IT Service Management Plan to Deliver Operational Excellence

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

IBM UrbanCode Deploy, Docker and Linux on z Systems

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 z/VM 6.3 HiperDispatch - Polarization Modes and Middleware Performance

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

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 and changed in GDPS 3.10

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

z/VM 6.3 Resource Overcommitment

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

IBM System z - Security: IBM zEnterprise EC12 and zBC12

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Provisioning scenarios with IBM Tivoli Service Automation Manager 7.2.2

Provisioning scenarios with IBM Tivoli Service Automation Manager 7.2.2This project ...

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