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Support your z/OS applications written in Python

IBM®Open Enterprise SDK for Python is an industry-standard Python compiler and interpreter for the z/OS®platform that leverages the latest z/Architecture®capabilities. The Python programming language brings you a powerful framework for building fast and scalable applications to z/OS and takes advantage of Python’s rich ecosystem of modules to develop new applications the same way you would on any other platform. With IBM Open Enterprise SDK for Python, you can modernize your critical applications by developing APIs, plugins, and wrappers to extend business critical applications for faster delivery.

Benefits

Bring Python to z/OS

Use one of the most popular and fastest growing programming languages on z/OS. You can interoperate with EBCDIC and UTF encodings using the included Python codecs package.

Perform advanced data analysis

Perform advanced data analysis with the most popular Python packages right on the platform where the data is stored.

Streamline automation

Automate applications and IT infrastructure using Python via Ansible and manage your z/OS resources the same way you would on any other platform.

Interact with z/OS

Use Z Open Automation Utilities to exploit existing infrastructure and interact with datasets, submit JCL and more.

Develop new applications

With over 300,000 Python packages, take advantage of Python’s rich ecosystem of modules and packages to develop and run new applications faster with fewer lines of code.

Save development effort

You can leverage your existing pool of resources to easily build end-to-end applications in the same language, regardless of platform knowledge.

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Key features of IBM Open Enterprise SDK for Python

  • Native Python compiler and interpreter for z/OS
  • Python Standard Library
  • Access to the Python Package Index (PyPI)
  • Ability to convert code sets
  • Optimized for IBM Z hardware
  • Optional access to IBM Subscription and Support

Which option is right for you?

pax Format

Pax archive installable format for a DIY installation. Use your existing IBMid for access or create one upon registration.

SMP/E Format

The SMP/E (CBPDO, ServerPac) installable format can easily manage updates. Available through Shopz.