Blog entries are related to the mainframe operating system z/VSE. Ingolf will share news, hints & tips or any topic. The postings on this site are my own and don't necessarily represent IBM's positions, strategies or opinions.
This blog entry is a reminder for the 11th European IBM / GSE TU for z/VSE, z/VM and Linux on IBM z Systems conference. The conference is scheduled from October 23 to October 25, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. It has general sessions in English and tracks in German and English. The conference web page with links to the registration and agenda is here . The early bird offer ends on July 14, 2017 .
Since some time we have a DL/I requirement in the Request for Enhancements (RFE) tool. Its title is "DL1 increase 4 GB sequent Limit size" with the RFE id 67331 - here the link . The requirement requests to increase the hierarchical direct (HD) database storage for one segment type beyond today's limitation of 4 GB. I am currently looking into this requirement. Please vote on that requirement, if you need this enhancement for your DL/I environment. ... and please send me an email, if you would like to participate in a beta.... [More]