IBM Debug for z Systems features

New features in V14.1

New features include: Improved code coverage, and support for z/OS® V2.3, Enterprise COBOL for z/OS V6.2, Enterprise PL/I for z/OS V5.2, Automatic Binary Optimizer for z/OS V1.3, CICS® TS for z/OS V5.4, IMS™ for z/OS V14.1, z/OS V2.3 XL C/C++ and Db2® for z/OS V12.1.

Deep and wide z/OS environment support

IBM® Debug for z Systems® provides extensive subsystem support including environments such as Batch, CICS, IMS, Db2, z/OS Unix and TSO -- for day one currency and legacy hardware, compilers, z/OS, CICS, IMS, Db2 and batch. See the resource blog for detailed compatibility and requirements.

Extended IBM Developer for z Systems debug experience

Visual debug, available when integrated with IBM Developer for z Systems, provides a graphical view of program execution flow, including the current execution path, plus features like setting breakpoints from the source editor.

Useful code coverage and tracking capabilities

IBM Debug for z Systems provides a facility to track tested lines of code to improve application quality.

Valuable data at your fingertips

IBM Debug for z Systems enables you to monitor variables, registers, memory and expressions.

Productive source level debugging options

The source level debugging in IBM Debug for z Systems enables you to set breakpoints at statements, programs and conditions, run until a breakpoint is reached, view and change the values of variables and storage and much more.

Technical details

Software requirements

A complete list of software requirements is available in the resource below.

    Hardware requirements

    A complete list of hardware requirements is available in the resource below.

      Technical specifications

      Debug for z Systems is built on the z/OS Debugger. z/OS Debugger is next generation of z Systems debug technology; it consolidates the IBM Integrated Debugger and IBM Debug Tool engines into one. z/OS Debugger is also included in IBM Developer for z Systems, IBM Developer for z Systems Enterprise Edition and Application Delivery Foundation for z Systems.

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