Z Open Development is first step to an easy transformation.
IBM Z Open Development, along with Rocket Git, deliver core Software Configuration Management capabilities such as full isolation and parallel development.
This offering also bundles IBM Dependency Based Build to run Groovy scripts on z/OS, as well as incrementally compile and link-edit programs from standard Continuous Integration (CI) tools, such as Jenkins.
IBM Z Open Development comes with modern editors, program understanding, and visual debugging capabilities that allow developers to work with code on the mainframe.
Mainframe and distributed development teams work together in a shared SCM.
Parallel development capabilities
Necessary for DevOps, parallel development is enabled by modern SCM such as Git and RTC.
Dependency Based Build plus editors enable easy developer builds and delivery to the common pipeline.
Which option is right for you?
IBM Z Open Development
Entry level tools link z/OS development seamlessly with an established, open DevOps toolchain.
IBM Developer for z Systems
Comprehensive toolset for developing and maintaining z/OS applications using DevOps or traditional software delivery.
IDz Enterprise Edition
All capabilities and more under one license for your enterprise, supporting all phases of your DevOps transformation Licensed by user (authorized and floating).