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.
I am on a business trip in Asia. Therefore I will only post this week, if there is an urgent need. I plan the next blog entry on May 2. For today I have 2 IBM Redbook updates that may be of interest for z/VSE users: Server Time Protocol Planning Guide IBM z Systems Connectivity Handbook Enjoy the week.
Many z/VSE users run their z/VSE systems together with Linux on z Systems. You may use the z/VSE connectors to connect from Linux to z/VSE as a back end server - or z/VSE as a client connecting to a Linux server. Since a long time you can use Redhat or SUSE distributions on z Systems as the platform for your Linux solutions. Since yesterday you have an additional choice. The Ubuntu distribution is now available for z Systems. More information is in the mainframe insights blog - here - or on the z Systems web pages - here . Enjoy... [More]