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ALSO CALLED: Operating System 390, IBM OS/390, IBM MVS, Multiple Virtual Storage, MVS, OS/390
DEFINITION: MVS (Multiple Virtual Storage) is an operating system from IBM that continues to run on many of IBM's mainframe and large server computers. MVS has been said to be the operating system that keeps the world going and the same could be said of its successor systems, OS/390 and z/OS. The payroll, accounts receivable, transaction processing, database management, and other programs critical to the world's  … 
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z/OS Reports
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CW Special Report on IBM
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IT BRIEFING: This special 12-page report from Computer Weekly analyses the challenges facing IBM, its financial performance, the services it offers, its place in the IT market and its future strategy..
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 15 Aug 2014

BMC Mainframe Survey 2011
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IT BRIEFING: Big businesses are planning to grow their mainframe computer capacity despite the downturn  this survey of 1,347 large mainframe users worldwide by BMC Software reveals.
Posted: 09 Mar 2012 | Published: 05 Sep 2011

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


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


Batch processing with WebSphere Compute Grid: Delivering business value to the enterprise
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: Reduced windows for operation and increases in data make it imperative for today's batch processing systems to scale out and perform better. Read this white paper to learn how to address these and other challenges of modern batch processing while reducing costs and improving time to market.
Posted: 14 Feb 2012 | Published: 11 Jan 2010


IBM WebSphere Extended Deployment Compute Grid
sponsored by IBM
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: WebSphere Extended Deployment Compute Grid provides a multi-functional and multi-platform Java Batch solution that improves operational efficiency of business transaction processing. With support for batch jobs alongside online transactions, WebSphere Extended Deployment Compute Grid delivers a near real-time user experience while optimizing costs.
Posted: 20 Dec 2011 | Published: 20 Dec 2011


Business Continuity for SAP on System Z
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: Read this e-book to learn how to fully automate the management of all SAP components and related products running on z/OS, AIX®, or Linux®. The automation software monitors all resources and controls the restart and/or takeover of failing components, thereby ensuring near continuous availability of the SAP system.
Posted: 10 Oct 2011 | Published: 31 Oct 2008


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.

eBook: Best Practices for DB2 on z/OS Performance
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
EBOOK: This book contains general information about improving performance for DB2 on z/OS and specific information about how BMC products help improve performance.
Posted: 17 Apr 2009 | Published: 17 Apr 2009

BMC Software, Inc.

MegaCryption v6.2
sponsored by Advanced Software Products Group, Inc. (ASPG, Inc.)
TRIAL SOFTWARE: ASPG's latest enterprise encryption is designed for the prevention of data security breaches and securing data exchanged between business partners for z/OS, Windows, UNIX & Linux.
Posted: 06 Mar 2009 | Premiered: 06 Mar 2009

Advanced Software Products Group, Inc. (ASPG, 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): …  largest businesses are usually run on an MVS or successor system. Although MVS has often been seen as a monolithic, centrally-controlled information system, IBM has in recent years repositioned it (and successor systems) as a "large server" in a network-oriented distributed environment, using a 3-tier application model.The follow-on version of MVS, OS/390, no longer included the "MVS" in its name. 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 … 
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