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Seit 1989 bieten wir im MVS-, OS/390 und z/OS Umfeld Schulungen, Beratungen und Produkte an.

In dieser Zeit haben wir hunderte von Schulungen und Beratungen durchgeführt. Gerne lassen wir Ihnen Referenzlisten zukommen oder besuchen Sie an Ihrem Standort und stellen unsere Dienstleistungen vor.

Nützen Sie diese Homepage-Informationen, um mehr über YCOS zu erfahren und/oder nehmen Sie einfach Kontakt mit uns auf!

Since 1989 we are offering training, consultancy and products on the MVS-, OS/390 and z/OS platform.

We already run hundreds of trainings and consultancies. We can provide you a list of references or visit you and present our portfolio.

Please use this homepage to get information about YCOS and our services and/or contact us!




From now on (15.12.2016), all information about Operlog Tools will be published at the Beta Systems DCI Software AG homepage!

-        http://www.betasystems-dci.com/

-        German

o   https://www.betasystems-dci.com/de/operlog-tools.html

o   http://blog.betasystems-dci.de/operlog-tools/

o   https://www.betasystems-dci.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/DOC-DE-DCI_Operlog.pdf

o   http://blog.betasystems-dci.de/ein-gutes-zeichen-fuer-zos-admins-weltweit/

-        English

o   https://www.betasystems-dci.com/en/operlog-tools.html

o   https://www.betasystems-dci.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/DOC-EN-DCI_Operlog.pdf

o   http://blog.betasystems-dci.de/en/operlog-tools-the-new-simplicity-of-handling-zos-log-streams/



Current Information:



April 2022

-        IBM z16 A01 – 3931

1 Hardware Model A01 – 5.2 GHz – different Features

           Max39 – up to 39 PUs (usable) – 512 GB to 10TB Memory (z15 512 – 7936)
           Max82 – up to 82 PUs (usable) – Max 20TB Memory
           Max125 – up to 125 PUs (usable) – Max 30TB Memory
           Max168 – up to 168 PUs (usable) – Max 40TB Memory

Max200 – up to 200 PUs (usable) – Max 40TB Memory

Telum processor, 8 core per chip (z15 12) and up to 4 drawer (z15 high end 5)

different Software Types

           7xx (SW MSU 278-25.216)

6xx (SW MSU 185-4.593)

5xx (SW MSU 118-2.950)

4xx (SW MSU 35-933)


           On chip AI accelerator (Artificial Intelligence)

           System Recovery Boost enhancements

           Quantum Safe capacities

           14 new Instructions and 16 new Vector Instructions

           transactional execution (TX) and constrained TX facility (CTX) will be removed in future!

           Many other enhancements

up to 40TB Storage (unchanged)

           256GB HSA separate (unchanged)

           enhanced Caches (z15 values):

                       L1/PU 128k instructions, 128k data (128k-128k)

                       L2/PU 32MB semi-private SRAM (4MB-4MB)

                       L3/Virtual up to 256MB per chip (256MB per Chip)

                       L4/Virtual up to 2048MB per drawer (900MB per Chip)

           Virtual Flash Memory (VFM) 0.5TB to 6TB (unchanged)


Look at this

IBM z16 Announcement



IBM z16 Technical Introduction

IBM z16 (3931) Technical Guide


Art of the Possible with AI on IBM zSystems: A Collection of Enterprise Experiences


IBM An Introduction to Concepts and Capabilities


IBM Z Functional Matrix

IBM Z Connectivity Handbook


Watch this – not typical IBM ;-) – but quite interesting!



May 2021

-        Operlog Tools V3.1 GA!




o   See Past Events -> Webinar: Operlog Tools Version 3.1 – What’s new?

·        https://www.betasystems.com/en/news/events.html?no_cache=1


o   https://www.betasystems-dci.com/en/products/z-os-logstreams-at-a-glance/



-        Operlog Tools download free Version – free until 06/2020

o   https://www.betasystems-dci.com/en/news/webinar-operlog-tools-version-3-1-whats-new/



-        New z/OS Version

o   09/2019 z/OS 2.4 now generally available

·        Preview: IBM z/OS Version 2 Release 4

·        zOS-Education zOS-V2.4

·        z/OS 2.4 Knowledge Center

·        z/OS 2.4 Elements and Features Publications



-        New IBM Hardware

o   z15 8561

·        IBM z15 Technical Introduction

·        IBM z15 (8561) Technical Guide

·        IBM z15 (8561) Configuration Setup

·        Introducing IBM Z System Recovery Boost

·        z15 Redbooks

·        z15 Overview




-        You can now also download the ISPF Edit Line Commands from the CBTAPE!

o   See http://www.cbttape.org/updates.htm

o   And http://www.cbttape.org/ftp/cbt/CBT961.zip


25. Juli 2018

-        New IBM videos – z/OS introduction!

-        http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/redbooks.nsf/redbookabstracts/crse0304.html?Open


10. April 2018

-        New IBM Hardware – as expected z14 "small" z14 Model ZR1! Machine Type 3907

o   Small overview:

·        4 Models – Max4, Max12, Max24, Max30

·        4.5 GHz and up to 30 CPs

·        Up to 8TB of central storage

·        Most ("all") of the z14 features!

o   See:

·        https://www-01.ibm.com/common/ssi/ShowDoc.wss?docURL=/common/ssi/rep_ca/4/899/ENUSLG18-0024/index.html&request_locale=ja

·        IBM z14 Model ZR1 Technical Introduction http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/abstracts/sg248550.html?Open 

·        IBM z14 Redbooks https://www.redbooks.ibm.com/redbooks.nsf/pages/z14?Open


April 2018

-        New Version of YCLMACRX V2.20

-        This version has following enhancements:

o   - Extention of YCLMACRX to execute

o     the RU command - RULER         

o   many thanks to Norbert Haas!


-        New Version of YCLMACRX V2.19

-        This version has following enhancements (this version was not already plublished):

o   - Extention of YCLMACRX to execute

·          SA System Automation Commands (EX ING)

·          !!!! SUPPORT MUST BE ENABLED WITHIN SA !!!!!!

·          See Member LMACING

o   - Extention of YCLMACRX to execute

·          ISPF Commands (EX ISPF)

·          See Member LMACISPF



29. August 2017

-        YES! I was there… Share Guide Providence! Many thanks to Ginny Turley and Adam Keeling for their work and support!

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-        I had also the great pleasure to meet John Ehrman – Mr. Assembler! He is working on the next version of his Assembler compendium! See also:

-        https://share.confex.com/share/118/webprogram/Person3921.html

-        http://idcp.marist.edu/enterprisesystemseducation/assemblerlanguageresources-1.html

-        http://idcp.marist.edu/enterprisesystemseducation/Assembler%20Language%20Programming%20for%20IBM%20z%20System%20Servers.pdf

o   Many thanks! It was so an honor!



24. Juli 2017

-        For the first time in my career I will be at the big Share Guide conference! I'm so excited and I will also have the possibility to present a topic… and to show the advantages of my product – Operlog Tools – during problem analysis in z/OS.

o   I would be pleased to meet you or your colleague at the conference. Please note the session:

·        http://events.share.org/Summer2017/Public/SessionDetails.aspx?FromPage=Sessions.aspx&SessionID=4267&SessionDateID=24

·        Date: Tuesday, August 8

·        Time: 1:45pm – 2:45pm

·        Location: Rhode Island Convention Center

·        Room: Ballroom

o   you can also contact me for a meeting.

o   Beta Systems distributes since 2016 my Operlog Tools worldwide http://www.betasystems-dci.com/portfolio/products/operlog-tools.html.



Juli 2017

-        z/OS 2.3 Literature available




17. Juli 2017

-        New IBM Hardware – as expected z14! Machine Type 3906 (oups not a 2xxx)

o   The new hardware will provide a lot of new enhancements – small overview:

·        5.2 GHz and up to 170 CPs

·        Up to 32TB of central storage

·        Encryption enhancements

·        New instructions

·        And much more…

o   See:

·        https://www.ibm.com/bm-en/marketplace/z14#product-header-top

·        IBM z14 Data Sheet https://public.dhe.ibm.com/common/ssi/ecm/zs/en/zsd03046usen/systems-z-systems-zs-data-sheet-zsd03046usen-20170714.pdf

·        IBM z14 Technical Introduction http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/abstracts/sg248450.html?Open

·        IBM z14 Technical Guide http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/abstracts/sg248451.html?Open




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