The ABCs of z/OS System Programming is an 11-volume collection of IBM Redbooks that provides an introduction to the z/OS Operating System and the hardware architecture. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced system programmer, the ABCs collection provides the information that you need to start your research into z/OS and related subjects. If you would like to become more familiar with z/OS in your current environment, or if you are evaluating platforms to consolidate your e-business applications, the ABCs collection will serve as a powerful technical tool.
This publication, Volume 10, provides an introduction to z/Architecture, zSeries processor design, zSeries connectivity, LPAR concepts, and the Hardware Configuration Dialog (HCD).
The other volumes contain the following content:
Volume 1: Introduction to z/OS and storage concepts, TSO/E, ISPF, JCL, SDSF, and z/OS delivery and installation
Volume 2: z/OS implementation and daily maintenance, defining subsystems, JES2 and JES3, LPA, LNKLST, authorized libraries, and catalogs
Volume 3: Introduction to DFSMS, storage management
Volume 4: Communication Server, TCP/IP, and VTAM
Volume 5: Base and Parallel Sysplex, system logger, global resource serialization, z/OS system operations, and automatic restart management.
Volume 6: RACF, PKI, LDAP, cryptography, Kerberos and firewall technologies
Volume 7: Infoprint Server, Language Environment, and SMP/E
Volume 8: z/OS problem diagnosis
Volume 9: z/OS UNIX System Services
Volume 11: WLM, RMF, and performance management.