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PH35602: AN UPDATE TO THE AUTOMATIC BINARY OPTIMIZER FOR Z/OS 2.1 TRIAL TO INCLUDE THE CONTENTS OF THE ABO 2.1 MARCH 2021 PTF

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • An update to the Automatic Binary Optimizer for z/OS 2.1 Trial
    to include the contents of the ABO 2.1 March 2021 PTF
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: Users of IBM Automatic Binary Optimizer      *
    *                 (ABO) for z/OS, 2.1 Trial                    *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: This APAR adds the following            *
    *                      new functions from the                  *
    *                      ABO 2.1 PTF:                            *
    *                                                              *
    *                      1) This new function APAR               *
    *                      adds enhancements to the ABO            *
    *                      Assistant (previously called ABO        *
    *                      Performance Advisor), which is a        *
    *                      suite of tools to automate the main     *
    *                      parts of finding and optimizing your    *
    *                      top CPU consuming COBOL batch           *
    *                      applications. The improvements          *
    *                      in this new function APAR               *
    *                      include:                                *
    *                                                              *
    *                      - Introducing a new SMF analyzer        *
    *                      too to analyze your SMF Type            *
    *                      30 records to produce a prioritized     *
    *                      report on the jobs and programs         *
    *                      that consume the most CPU               *
    *                      across all the jobs running on          *
    *                      your system.                            *
    *                                                              *
    *                      - Improving the performance             *
    *                      report quality and clarity by           *
    *                      adding categorized sections             *
    *                      to display the performance              *
    *                      data, and to also include               *
    *                      the data set location of each           *
    *                      module found in profiling               *
    *                      the application.                        *
    *                                                              *
    *                      - Introducing a new dynamic             *
    *                      scanning parameter,                     *
    *                      DYNSCAN, to produce a                   *
    *                      report containing                       *
    *                      compilation details for all             *
    *                      modules and programs that               *
    *                      dynamically make up the                 *
    *                      application.                            *
    *                                                              *
    *                      - Introducing a new optional            *
    *                      parameter, OPTLOAD, to                  *
    *                      allow you to retain the                 *
    *                      optimized modules generated             *
    *                      by the ABO Assistant for                *
    *                      further evaluation or                   *
    *                      deployment.                             *
    *                                                              *
    *                      See the ABO User's Guide                *
    *                      section on the ABO Assistant            *
    *                      at the IBM Automatic Binary             *
    *                      Optimizer for z/OS                      *
    *                      documentation library for more          *
    *                      information.                            *
    *                                                              *
    *                      2)  This new function APAR adds         *
    *                      performance improvements                *
    *                      for ABO-optimized                       *
    *                      modules compiled                        *
    *                      from source containing                  *
    *                      SET INDEX1 to INDEX2 statements         *
    *                      when specifying the ABO option          *
    *                      ARCH=12 or higher.                      *
    *                                                              *
    *                      INDEX1 and INDEX2 in the example        *
    *                      SET statement above are the             *
    *                      names of data items                     *
    *                      declared by using the INDEXED           *
    *                      BY phrase of the OCCURS                 *
    *                      clause:                                 *
    *                                                              *
    *                                                              *
    *                      Example:                                *
    *                                                              *
    *                      05 TABLE-ITEM-1 PIC X(8)                *
    *                          OCCURS 10 INDEXED BY INDEX1         *
    *                                                              *
    *                      05 TABLE-ITEM-2 PIC X(5)                *
    *                          OCCURS 20 INDEXED BY INDEX2         *
    *                                                              *
    *                          SET INDEX1 to INDEX2                *
    *                                                              *
    *                                                              *
    *                      Performance improvements are            *
    *                      also likely when specifying ARCH=12     *
    *                      or higher for COMPUTE statements        *
    *                      involving division, or DIVIDE           *
    *                      statements, where the dividend          *
    *                      is binary data item with 10 or          *
    *                      more digits and the divisor is          *
    *                      a fixed point numeric literal.          *
    *                                                              *
    *                      Example:                                *
    *                                                              *
    *                      01 VAR-1 PIC 9(10) COMP.                *
    *                      01 VAR-2 PIC 9(10) COMP.                *
    *                                                              *
    *                      COMPUTE VAR-1 = VAR-2 / 61              *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: Apply provided service                       *
    ****************************************************************
    The ABO 2.1 Trial was modified to include all of the above items
    from the March 2021 ABO 2.1 PTF.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The ABO 2.1 Trial now includes these improvements from the March
    2021 ABO 2.1 PTF
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH35602

  • Reported component name

    AUTO BIN OPT TR

  • Reported component ID

    5697TR200

  • Reported release

    210

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2021-03-22

  • Closed date

    2021-04-01

  • Last modified date

    2021-05-03

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

    UI74720 UI74721

Modules/Macros

  • BOZBXITA BOZEXE1  BOZJIVP  BOZMSGE  BOZMSGK  BOZMSGT  BOZOBJ1
    BOZOPT   BOZPA    BOZPAJ   BOZRIDT  BOZSMF   BOZSMFJ  BOZSMFR
    BOZSRC1
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AUTO BIN OPT TR

  • Fixed component ID

    5697TR200

Applicable component levels

  • R210 PSY UI74720

       UP21/04/07 P F104

  • R21J PSY UI74721

       UP21/04/07 P F104

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Document Information

Modified date:
04 May 2021