Just a few words to our virtual tape support (VTAPE), if you are not yet aware of it.
z/VSE's virtual tape support provides the ability to read and write to a virtual tape in the same way as if it were a physical tape. The full range of the capabilities of a physical tape has not been implemented and there are some restrictions. However, the intention is to keep the virtual tape support transparent to applications. You may define VSE/VSAM virtual tapes or remote virtual tapes. For VSE/VSAM virtual tapes the tape image is stored in a... [More]