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.
OMEGAMON XE Beta Program To: OMEGAMON Customers and Business Partners Re: Announcing the start of the OMEGAMON XE Beta Program The OMEGAMON Development team is looking for interested customers and business partners to participate in the Beta Program for the next release of the IBM OMEGAMON family. The Beta Program is starting today, Monday, January 13, 2014 and will initially include OMEGAMON XE for CICS. The initial OMEGAMON beta code is available for download and installation today. ... [More]
The IBM System z Integrated Information Processor (zIIP environment) accepts select data- and transaction-processing workloads from the z/OS operating system, which manages and coordinates the work between the primary processor and the zIIP processors. The use of zIIPs can lower your site's cost of operating its zSysterm hardware by reducing the work required of the Central Processing Unit (CPU). The Service Level Analysis component of OMEGAMON XE for CICS on z/OS, Version 510, now automatically detects and exploits zIIP processors... [More]
Hello everyone, Thanks for your attendance of our ongoing open Q&A calls (focus topics covered to-date: PARMGEN and OMEGAMON enhanced 3270UI). For our Sept. open Q&A calls: September 25, 2013 : OMEGAMON/ITM PARMGEN R&D Development team will conduct an informal webcast on Featured topic: PARMGEN FAQs, Best Practices and Tips and answer your questions live on: ================================================================================ Session#1 * : 9/25/2013 (Wednesday) @ 7 a.m. PT / 9 a.m. CT / 10 a.m. ET (US) Session#2 *... [More]
IBM Problem Determination Tools consists of a core group of IBM
products designed to work in conjunction with compilers and run times to
provide a start-to-finish development solution for the IT professional.
This IBM Redbooks publication can provide you with an introduction to
the tools, guidance for program preparation to use with them, an
overview of their integration, and several scenarios for their use.
Checkout this new Redbook: IBM Problem Determination Tools for z/OS
Hi All We just release TADz 7.5 on 24 April 2011. The previous release was 7.2 release on 14 Aug 2009. We encourage all ISOGON/TLCMz users to convert over to this latest release for improved product identification and new reporting facility. IBM® Tivoli® Asset
Discovery for z/OS® (TADz)
V7.5: Provides discovery and identification services for the z/OS platform Monitors software usage and trends Reports on the million instructions per second (MIPS) capacity of each
logical partition (LPAR) under which software is running Provides... [More]
Hi all, it's July 15 , and today we're very pleased to announce IBM System Automation for z/OS V3.5 (SA z/OS). It will be available on September, 5th, 2014. Let me tell you some of the highlights making this release the best you have ever seen . SA z/OS V3.5 provides innovative enhancements helping clients to automate a comprehensive zEnterprise application and workload environment. The new release helps you to automate complex IT operations, delivers groundbreaking simplification improvements, and includes a multitude of tools to keep... [More]
Dear Friends of System Automation, we have just announced the Transparent
Development Program for our next release. It includes an Early Access Program as
well as a following Beta Program. Take the chance and get in contact with us
to evaluate the new functions at a very early time. This gives you the
opportunity to provide feedback and influence the product release early in the
development cycle! Don't hesitate, everybody can take advantage, both System
Automation for z/OS beginners and experienced specialists. We are looking... [More]
The final Beta driver for our 3Q2014 Early Access and Beta program for IBM SmartCloud Analytics - Log Analysis for z/OS is now available. This Beta driver contains release candidate code for all the new capabilities in plan for our 3Q2014 release: * Ability to run the Analytics engine on Linux on System z * MQ domain insights * IMS domain insights * Support for JES3 ....and, of course, all the capabilities we delivered earlier in 2014, such as DB2, WAS and CICS domain... [More]
Now with OMEGAMON XE for zOS V5.1.1 just announced you can be aware your zAware has found an issue. The US announcement letter is here: http://www-01.ibm.com/common/ssi/cgi-bin/ssialias?infotype=AN&subtype=CA&htmlfid=897/ENUS213-273&appname=USN IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE on z/OS V5.1.1 offers new visibility and proactive notifications of IBM System z Advanced Workload Analysis Reporter (zAware), which is an integrated, self-learning, analytics solution for IBM z/OS that helps identify unusual system behavior in near... [More]
The GDPS Active/Active Continuous Availability solution is designed to provide a comprehensive continuous availability and business continuity solution to support two or more data center sites separated by unlimited distance to help you achieve recovery point objective (RPO) and recover time objective (RTO) goals. GDPS Active/Active Continuous Availability solution supports the Active/Standby and Active/Query configurations. The Active/Standby (update) configuration enables you to receive transactions in one site and copy changed data, using... [More]
NetView for z/OS has a long list of IP Management capabilities. Now available is a quick start procedure to enable the IP management functions in Netview v5.4 and v6.1. For those using Netview for other purposes like automated operations, use this guide to quickly configure and start using NetView's IP Management tools. Click Enabling IP Management in NetView for z/OS v5.4 or v6.1.
IBM is looking for additional customers and business partners who are interested in participating in Early Access Programs for the next release of IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE CICS on z/OS and IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE on z/OS, which are currently under development. Beta code will soon be available for download for both products. This will be an important new release of the products, with new problem solving capabilities. The Development team is eager to get feedback from users of the products on the enhancements in the release. Feedback will be used... [More]
If you defined a profile data set with a fixed record length DCB attribute, for example, of 80, and issued a NTD command to import a previously exported profile you would see the following message in your RKLVLOG output: KC2IMP - Member &dsn(&mbn) is not a valid profile KC2IMPFF - Import failed for profile xxxx KC2IMP - KLVTBULD failed with rc=6 reason=1 When you are upgrading OMEGAMON II for CICS profiles from V4.1.0 to V4.2.0 use the dynamic profile export/import facility interface to import your profiles. Before you begin your... [More]