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The System z stack evolves to deliver business value from more memory 3jAVeVcDfee`_•:]]fdecReZ`_Sj5`fX]RdD^ZeY Editor’s Note: IBM Distinguished Engineer and IMS Chief Architect Betty Patterson, Senior Technical Staff Member Marcel Mitran, IBM Distinguished Engineer Chris Crone, IBM Distinguished Engineer John Campbell and Senior Technical Staff Member Akiko Hoshikawa co-authored this article. s a real-time data and transaction processing host, the z/OS* software stack provides data for up-to-the-minute requests both inside and outside the enterprise. Response times are critical to productivity and meeting business goals. With advanced mixedworkload capabilities, z/OS can A host batch processing on both live and time-consistent views of the data served for transactions. Like transaction processing, batch processing is time sensitive. Large memory and z/OS can enable new business value by processing more data in shorter elapsed time at lower CPU cost. Shorter elapsed processing 38 J U LY/AU G U S T 2 0 12

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2012

Editor's Desk: The Taste of Success
Dashboard: Pay by Phone - Current Conditions - Work Without Boundaries - Digital Personalities
IBM Perspective: The Performance of Many, the Efficiency of One
Trends: Why zBX Outperforms DIY When Deploying a Hybrid Infrastructure
Q&A: Accurate TCO Analysis Demonstrates the True Value of System z
IT Today: IBM's Integrated Solution for System z Streamlines Software Delivery
Case Study: Taking Shelter From the Storm: Shelter Insurance employs a measured approach in adopting Linux on zEnterprise 114
Cover Story: Internal Transformation: System z is at the center of initiative, which has saved the company $100 million so far
Feature: Large Memory Tames Big Data: The System z stack evolves to deliver business value from more memory
Tech Corner: A More Effective Comparison Starts With Relative Capacity
Administrator: JES2 Helps Expedite the Relocation of Data Volumes
Solutions: Double-Take Share 5.0 - Vanguard Security and Compliance Solutions - MegaCryption DB - ASG-TMON for DB2 - Reflection Suite for X - Orchestrated IT
Advertiser's Index
Stop Run: Wreck Diving Brings IBMer Face to Face With Lost History
Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - July/August 2012