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IT TODAY

Figure 1: ABO Optimization Process

Figure 2: z/OS Application Performance

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developing, modernizing and
maintaining z/OS applications. IBM Application Delivery
Foundation for z Systems* (ADFz)
offers the core set of tools to help
accelerate the delivery of z/OS
applications. Whether you are
developing a new application
or enhancing or performing
problem analysis of existing
applications, ADFz provides comprehensive tools to perform your
development tasks efficiently.
ADFz is designed and developed to make the most of IBM
compilers and middleware, and
IBM Z hardware. Specifically,
ADFz V3.1 offers day-one support for z/OS V2.3, Enterprise
COBOL V6.2, Automatic Binary
Optimizer V1.3 and Enterprise
PL/I V5.2. ADFz V3.1 comes
with a collection of essential,
integrated development tools
that can significantly increase

the speed of application delivery on IBM Z. These tools can
be obtained as part of ADFz or
individually, and include:
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IBM Developer for z Systems
Enterprise Edition V14.1,
which includes IBM Developer for z Systems V14.1,
IBM Debug for z Systems
V14.1, IBM Explorer for
z/OS V3.1.1 and added
debug capabilities. This product provides a comprehensive
development and debugging
solution for z/OS application
developers.
IBM File Manager for z/OS
V14.1, to manipulate production, test and development
data in a variety of data
stores, including Db2*, IMS*,
CICS*, MQ, data sets and
hierarchical file system files
IBM Application Performance

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More than 500
clients have
adopted the
latest compilers,
with CPU
consumption
reduction ranging
from

10% to
20%

Analyzer for z/OS V14.1,
which identifies z/OS application performance and
response time problems, and
assists in reducing resource
consumption
IBM Fault Analyzer for
z/OS V14.1, which improves
developer productivity and
decreases deployment costs
by helping to analyze and
correct application failures
quickly
IBM Explorer for z/OS V3.1.1,
the strategic integration platform for IBM Eclipse-based
offering for z/OS application
developers and system programmers

Figure 2 (above) shows that
new IBM Z hardware will be delivering performance with hardware
features, and developers need to
pay more attention to improving
application performance; this will
require more effort than simply
installing an application on new
Z hardware.
To get the utmost application
performance, you can employ the
latest compilers plus the latest
ADFz tools to focus on optimizing
your application performance by
recompiling with latest compilers,
optimizing with latest ABO, and/or
refactoring the application. ADFz
offers specific, unique capabilities
to aid in this performance improvement process, including:
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Application Performance
Analyzer to help identify candidates for recompiling and
optimization, and allowing


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017

Table of Contents
Editor's Desk: Different Cloud Types
TechBits: Doggone Data, Tornado Ally, Watching Watson
Partner POV: Two-Platform IT: Mainframe Cloud Strategy
Trends: Safer Storage: A cloud managed service provider can help with data protection
IT Today: Accelerate Digital Transformation: Enterprise DevOps paired with the IBM z14 helps build modern applications
Cover Story: Step up to the Cloud: New IBM z14 capabilities make it easy to get started
Feature: Open and Connected: IBM z offerings help clients take advantage of the cloud
TECH Showcase: Employee Handbook: To attract and retain millennials, organizations must appeal to their unique wants and needs
Developer: Mainframe in the API Economy: Connect z/OS applications and data to the hybrid cloud with APIs
Solutions: OMC-Flash 4.8.0, Tone Software Corporation; CA Data Content Discovery and CA Compliance Event Manager, CA Technologies
Stop Run: A Strategic Activity: How hobby and career intersect for a global chess master
Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
2017 Mainframe Solutions Edition
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Intro
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Cover1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Cover2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Table of Contents
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 5
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Editor's Desk: Different Cloud Types
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 7
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - TechBits: Doggone Data, Tornado Ally, Watching Watson
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 9
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Partner POV: Two-Platform IT: Mainframe Cloud Strategy
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 11
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Trends: Safer Storage: A cloud managed service provider can help with data protection
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 13
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 14
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 15
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - IT Today: Accelerate Digital Transformation: Enterprise DevOps paired with the IBM z14 helps build modern applications
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 17
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 18
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 19
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Cover Story: Step up to the Cloud: New IBM z14 capabilities make it easy to get started
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 21
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 22
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 23
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 24
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - CT1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - CT2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 25
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Feature: Open and Connected: IBM z offerings help clients take advantage of the cloud
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 27
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 28
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 29
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - TECH Showcase: Employee Handbook: To attract and retain millennials, organizations must appeal to their unique wants and needs
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 31
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 32
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 33
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Developer: Mainframe in the API Economy: Connect z/OS applications and data to the hybrid cloud with APIs
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 35
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 36
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 37
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 38
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Solutions: OMC-Flash 4.8.0, Tone Software Corporation; CA Data Content Discovery and CA Compliance Event Manager, CA Technologies
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Stop Run: A Strategic Activity: How hobby and career intersect for a global chess master
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Cover3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Cover4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 2017 Mainframe Solutions Edition
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