Feature spotlights

Node.js V6.x

A full JavaScript runtime, server-side APIs and libraries to efficiently build high-performance, highly scalable network applications.

npm JavaScript package manager

Leverage the popular npm JavaScript package manager to build and assemble Node.js applications. Tap into the thousands of community Node.js modules available, such as express and Loopback.

V8 JavaScript engine

A powerful open-source JavaScript engine that compiles JavaScript source to the latest z/Architecture® instructions for optimal performance.

CICS support

Node.js - z/OS applications can be hosted and managed by IBM CICS Transaction Server as part of a CICS bundle.

Asynchronous I/O

Unparalleled scalability of your Node.js application by leveraging the underlying z/OS® asyncio and IBM Z I/O bandwidth.

C/C++ compiler

Optimizing compiler that supports 64-bit compilations and C11/C++11 language features, and is used for compiling Node.js native modules for the z/OS platform.

Technical details

Software requirements

  • z/OS V2R3 (5650-ZOS)
  • z/OS V2R2 (5650-ZOS)

Hardware requirements

  • z14™
  • z13®/z13s™
  • zEnterprise® EC12/BC12
  • zEnterprise 196/114

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