Leonard Woren's favourite z/OS software and links.
IBM home page for zSeries/Operating System (z/OS). Information on the latest version with links to an overview, recent announcements, software, migration and installation, news, support, downloads, education, library and ease of use issues. z/OS replaced OS/390 (which replaced MVS) when IBM eserver zSeries 900 (z900) replaced System/390 enterprise servers (mainframes).
Xephon's monthly technical journal covering z/OS, OS/390 and MVS. Older issues, including published code, are available for free download.
Help Boards and Interview Q&A provide moderated technical questions and answers in forums divided along subject lines.
On-line access to manuals covering all components of MVS/ESA. Requires no special reader, though it does simulate IBM BookManager.
On-line access to manuals covering all components of OS/390. Needs no special reader, though it does simulate IBM BookManager.
Books, education, technical reports, freeware and links of interest to those who support z/OS.
The next IBM z/OS and OS/390 annual technical conference. Focusing first and foremost on performance issues, 4.5 days.
On-line access to manuals covering all components of z/OS. Requires no special reader, though it does simulate IBM BookManager.
IBM home page for Information Management System (IMS). Information on the family of software with links to a library, success stories, news, events, education, services and support. IMS is a transaction processing system (IMS/TM), a hierarchical database (IMS/DB), data management tools and connectors.