From the Back Cover
- Leverage Linux on the mainframe for a true business advantage
- Covers zSeries and S/390 mainframes
- Contains over 100 pages of reference material
- Includes detailed examples and maximization techniques
The complete mainframe guide to leveraging the power of Linux
Linux on the Mainframe is the comprehensive guide to the fastest growing trend in IT. IBM's Linux experts present peerless instruction in the art of planning for and making the most of a Linux mainframe. This book's in-depth coverage includes virtualization, deployment, data management, debugging, security, systems management, application porting, and much more.
- Sample companies that demonstrate the strengths and potential shortcomings of Linux on the mainframe
- Complete business analysis, including Total Cost of Ownership, server consolidation techniques, and IT infrastructure simplification
- Examples of deploying middleware and other tools
- In-depth introductions to the latest trends, developments, and technologies related to Linux on the mainframe
- Background information on mainframes and Linux for the lay reader
- Key techniques for deploying Linux servers and building integrated server environments
For anyone involved in the planning, deploying, management, or administration of a mainframe, Linux on the Mainframe is a vital resource.
About the Author
JOHN EILERT led the team responsible for the Integrated Facility for Linux and retired from the IBM lab in Poughkeepsie, NY, after 30 years of experience with mainframes.
MARIA EISENHAENDLER,a technical writer at the IBM lab in Boeblingen, Germany, has been producing documentation for Linux on the mainframe since its inception.
DOROTHEA MATTHAEUS plans technical documentation at the IBM lab in Boeblingen, Germany, where she focuses on mainframe and Linux.
INGOLF SALMfocuses on IBM middleware design for Linux on the mainframe and Linux distributions at the IBM lab in Boeblingen, Germany. He has over 20 years of experience in IBM OS architecture and design.