Blog entries are related to the mainframe operating system z/VSE. Ingolf will share news, hints & tips or any topic that might be of interest. Please let me know, what you would like to read. You may send feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org
There is a new customer reference related to z/VSE. It describes, why customer AFCU (America First Credit Union) migrated to the latest mainframe technology - zEC12 - and how their workload exploits the zEC12 server. It's a good example for our PIE (Protect, Integrate, Extend) strategy.
The story is here .
We just uploaded the latest "Supervisor Diagnosis Reference" and "Supervisor Calls and Internal Macros" for z/VSE 5.1. Both books provide information about the internal structure and architecture of z/VSE. For vendors they also describe services that should be used instead of direct control block access. The "Supervisor Diagnosis Reference" also describes how z/VSE exploits the z/Architecture. Both books can be access on http://www.ibm.com/systems/z/os/zvse/documentation/#drm Since some time the z/VSE 5.1... [More]