Featured resources Solution brief: IBM Open Enterprise SDK for Python Application developers on z/OS® can use one of the fastest growing programming languages natively on the platform. Read the solution brief (PDF, 588 KB) Installing and configuring the SMP/E edition Get a better understanding of how to install and configure version 3.10 of the SMP/E edition for use with z/OS. Browse the guide Installing and configuring the pax edition Get a better understanding of how to install and configure version 3.10 of the pax edition for use with z/OS. Browse the guide Blogs Ansible support for IBM Open Enterprise SDK for Python Discover how IBM® Open Enterprise SDK for Python impacts Ansible® on IBM Z®. Read the blog Running Pandas on IBM Open Enterprise SDK for Python Learn more about Pandas, a free and open-source Python package used for data manipulation and analysis. Read the blog Using Python for z/OS to work with Db2 data A step-by-step guide to use Python to connect to Db2, without the data ever leaving the system. Read the blog Why Python is the perfect development tool for you Learn some easy-to-implement use cases such as data manipulation, web development, streamlining automation, continuous integration and more. Read the blog Using IBM Open Enterprise SDK for Python IBM Z Open Automation Utilities (ZOAU) is a set of tools designed to help bridge the gap between a traditional z/OS system and IBM z/OS UNIX System Services by providing equivalent utilities to many UNIX commands that can operate on z/OS specific file types. Read the blog Videos How to create a native package with IBM Open Enterprise SDK for Python Discover how to properly structure a Python package and how to use the development environment to create the package. Watch the video (07:46) How to set up a virtual environment using IBM Open Enterprise SDK for Python Learn how to use the libraries provided with IBM Open Enterprise SDK for Python in virtual environments, and how to use pip for dependency management. Watch the video (03:44) Hardware and software support for IBM Z, IBM Power and Storage Focus on keeping IBM Z infrastructure operational Proactive Support for IBM Z can help you get personalized support with priority response handling through a dedicated IBM Z Technical Account Manager (zTAM). Get Proactive Support for IBM Z (PDF, 724 KB) Upgrade warranty and maintenance for IBM Z Maintain the highest level of availability with best in-class IT support to keep your mission-critical systems running smoothly. Buy or upgrade now IDC MarketScape names IBM as a Leader in Support Services Based on the IDC study, 85% of enterprises mentioned support services as a key differentiator when choosing a vendor to purchase datacenter systems. Download the IDC report Other resources Python Software Foundation Explore the organization behind Python, which supports and facilitates the growth of a diverse and international Python community. Browse the website (link resides outside ibm.com) Request for Enhancement (RFE) community Submit enhancement requests to collaborate with IBM product development teams and other product users. Browse the RFE Community Fixlist for IBM Open Enterprise SDK for Python Keep up to date with the latest fixes for this product. View the fixlist Expert resources to help you succeed Support Find solutions by using support search or open a support case. Documentation Get information about how to maintain and use the product. Community A rich community of business and technical expert blogs and forums.