This information supports z/OS® Version 2 (5650-ZOS) and contains information about DFSMSdfp and related features that are parts of z/OS.
Purpose of this information
This book introduces system-managed storage, an IBM®
automated approach to managing storage resources. More importantly, it describes a variety of storage management tasks and considerations. It helps you plan and implement system-managed storage under the DFSMS environment.
Who should read this information
This book is intended for system programmers, storage administrators, and data-processing professionals like you. If you are new to system-managed storage and this book, you should start with Introducing System-Managed Storage
so that you can familiarize yourself with the concept, benefits, and tasks of system-managed storage and data management with the Storage Management Subsystem (SMS).