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ALSO CALLED: Operating System 390, IBM OS/390, IBM MVS, Multiple Virtual Storage, MVS, OS/390
DEFINITION: OS/390 is the IBM operating system most commonly installed on its S/390 line of mainframe server. It is an evolved and newly renamed version of MVS (Multiple Virtual Storage), IBM's long-time, robust mainframe operating system. By whatever name, MVS has been said to be the operating system that keeps the world going. The payroll, accounts receivable, transaction processing, database management,  … 
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The IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS, V2.1
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The survival of a business is directly related to how quickly they can make strategic decisions. This white paper explores an analytics accelerator that expedites complex queries, allowing you to respond quickly to changing conditions.
Posted: 09 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Oct 2011

IBM

OMEGAMON Extended Insight- Analysis: Where is your application spending time?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The limited amount of infomation provided by traditional DB2 for z/OS monitoring makes it difficult and time-consuming to isolate problems within the multiple layers of today's Java, CLI (SAP), and .NET applications. Read this paper to discover a monitoring alternative that provides the detailed information needed for modern applications.
Posted: 14 Feb 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

IBM

Reduce CPU Usage with 'SMART' SQL
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how and why to design SQL that will reduce the number of times calls are made to DB2. We'll look at how to write SMART applications rather than writing applications that act like generic I/O modules to DB2, properly tune SMART SQL, and how to exploit SQL and application features in DB2 on z/OS version 8 and 9.
Posted: 30 Nov 2009 | Published: 30 Nov 2009

BMC Software, Inc.

Dynamic Initiators That Give You the Control You Need
sponsored by MVS Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the initiator requirements, and how ThruPut Manager optimizes and automates batch job queuing and initiation.
Posted: 21 Jan 2009 | Published: 21 Jan 2009

MVS Solutions

Mainframe Performance Management: A New Twist
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper featuring mainframe expert Wayne Kernochan to gain insight on insight on performance management software - specifically as it relates to the mainframe - and on why this technology is more important now than ever before.
Posted: 06 Oct 2008 | Published: 03 Oct 2008

CA Technologies.

Robust Infrastructure for SOA: A Technical Introduction to WebSphere Application Server V6.1
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: IBM WebSphere Application Server, Version 6.1 is the foundation of the IBM WebSphere software platform and is the key building block for a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).
Posted: 16 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

IBM Software Group
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Z/OS DEFINITION (continued): …  and other programs critical to the world's largest businesses are usually run on an MVS system. Although MVS tends to be associated with a monolithic, centrally-controlled information system, IBM has in recent years repositioned it as a "large server" in a network-oriented distributed environment that would tend to use a 3-tier application model.Since MVS represents a certain epoch and culture in the history of computing and since many older MVS systems still operate, the term "MVS" will probably continue to be used for some time. Since OS/390 also comes with UNIX user and programming interfaces … 
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