Welcome to the System z Management Blog, where you can read the perspectives from System z experts. This Blog provides insights into the System z solution, as well as technical details about specific IBM products.
For those of you who are new to System Automation or have already a lot of experience, but are puzzled by the new panels of this SA release and want to know how to get the best out of it, I want to give some usage hints. To be able to add some screen shots I have created a PDF and stored it into the Files-section, the title is “SA z/OS Automation Table Definition Hints”. I kept it fairly short and arranged it around the following three questions: How to specify an odd message-id, e. g. mixed case How to position a message trap within the AT... [More]
We are pleased to announce the European Operations Technical Conference (EOTC) 2012. The conference will be held Monday, May 07 through Friday, May 11, 2012 in the IBM Lab in Boeblingen, Germany. Conference language will be English. This conference addresses the needs of System, Network and Automation Administrators. Sessions are presented by representatives from IBM software development teams and YOU, the product exploiters. Interaction and feedback is both expected and encouraged. Topics cover a range of IBM system management products,... [More]
Click the link below to read an in depth interview that MainframeZone.com conducted recently with IBM's Annette Miller, who has assumed a new role in the IBM Global Business Partner organization as the Worldwide Cloud Development Executive. The article contains a lot of great information on cloud computing in general,as well as, real examples on how companies have implemented a cloud strategy into their IT organization, and real insight on IBM's push forward into getting their platforms to be ready to deliver cloud services in a variety of... [More]
It's time to tell IBM what you think. IBM is actively soliciting customers who bought System z products to write reviews and leave
ratings on the product and their experience. It's an easy three step process, for more information see IBM Destination Z To post a review or rate a product,
go to Rate a product. Write a review.
IBM intends to enhance its software cloud and datacenter automation portfolio: System Automation family products will be participating. Please see announcement http://www-01.ibm.com/common/ssi/rep_ca/8/897/ENUS212-068/ENUS212-068.PDF .
Dear Automation Experts, this is your official invitation to the European Operations Technical Conference 2012 . We have limited space available in our auditorium and therefore safe your seat and register as soon as possible! Registration is required for all attendees, including speakers. Only registered persons will get entrance to the conference. The registration process: 1. Register at https://events.paxido.com/eotc-2012 Here you also can find the preliminary agenda and get further information. After registering you will receive a... [More]
Hi, all, it's April 24, and today we're very pleased to announce System Automation for z/OS V3.4. It will be available on April, the 27th 2012. Let me tell you some of the
Highlights which make this release the best you have ever seen. I have divided
the Highlights in 4 categories : - making Operator's Life easier - making
Administrator's Life easier - new Functions - command Enhancements
In the back you will find a couple of quotes of customers that
participated in the Beta program. 1) Making Operator's Life
easier TEP Topology... [More]
The new release of System Automation for z/OS 3.4 has GA today. It is orderable since 4/24/2012 in IBM order systems.
Also the System Automation for z/OS 3.4 library is available from the following link now: http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/tivihelp/v3r1/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.sazos.doc_3.4/welcome.html
This link points to the IBM Tivoli Systems Management Information Center.
Hello, on the link below there is a list of important APARs for Tivoli System Automation for z/OS with a short description/explanation. https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/mydeveloperworks/groups/service/html/communityview?communityUuid=5e65990a-9690-42e2-93b1-c2267be7620c#fullpageWidgetId=Waa62f018a05a_4ca4_b612_49ffee80398e&file=f51f0841-5031-4197-8da4-34b20cdcdeee
Listen to Andy Armstrong, CICS System Test Senior Inventor, IBM Software Group and William Yates, CICS System Test, IBM Software Group outline and explain how using mobile applications that mirror website functionality will enable you to drive new potential. In this complimentary webcast, you will have the opportunity to hear from two of IBM’s
expert speakers on how CICS is addressing the mobile marketplace. Some other topics will include: Hosting web applications within CICS to make mobile applications lightning fast Getting major... [More]
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The IBM Support Daily and the developerWorks weekly newsletter are two great sites for every System Z Management enthusiast to bookmark in order to get the most up to date technical information, news, and developer resources. The IBM Support Daily is a newspaper built from articles, blog posts, videos and photos selected by IBM Electronic Support . You can personalize it to display specific content areas and news from various IBM support teams. Contact @IBM_eSupport in Twitter if you have an account you’d like added or ideas on how to make... [More]
A team member of the System Automation for z/OS development team will be presenting several sessions at SHARE in Anaheim, August 5 - 10th 2012. Don't miss those sessions if you are interested in System Automation or want to contact a member from the development team. Following sessions are scheduled: 11207: Automating your IMSplex with System Automation for z/OS , Monday, August 6, 2012: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM, Platinum Ballroom Salon 7 (Anaheim Marriott Hotel) 11832: What’s New with Tivoli System Automation for z/OS , Monday, August 6, 2012:... [More]
A team member of the System Automation for z/OS development team will present several sessions at 2012 IBM System z Technical University in Las Vegas, October 1 -5, 2012. Don't miss the sessions if you are interested in System Automation or want to contact a member from the development team. Following sessions are planned: IBM Tivoli System Automation for z/OS - For Beginners System Automation for z/OS - New version 3.4 System Automation for z/OS: Beginners Hands-On Lab Part 1 of 2 (repeated) System Automation for z/OS: Beginners Hands-On Lab... [More]