Inside System Storage -- by Tony Pearson

Tony Pearson Tony Pearson is a Master Inventor and Senior IT Specialist for the IBM System Storage product line at the IBM Executive Briefing Center in Tucson Arizona, and featured contributor to IBM's developerWorks. In 2011, Tony celebrated his 25th year anniversary with IBM Storage on the same day as the IBM's Centennial. He is author of the Inside System Storage series of books. This blog is for the open exchange of ideas relating to storage and storage networking hardware, software and services. You can also follow him on Twitter @az990tony.
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Justaz, <br /> You bring up valid points. I will update the sentence to: <br /> <blockquote><br /> "The primary operating system that runs on this is called "z/OS", which when used with its integrated UNIX System Services subsystem, is fully UNIX-certified."<br /> </blockquote> <br /> There are actually several functional dependencies on USS, but you are correct that the core z/OS can boot without USS. I thought that introducing the three options (PSI, FLEX-ES and Hercules) with "Back in 2007" would indicate these were historical references, but I will add the following to emphasize that they no longer are viable: <br /> <blockquote><br /> "None of these are viable options today."<br /> </blockquote>

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