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IBM System z Connectivity Handbook by Zhaoxu Zhang, Hans Wijngaard, Esra Ufacik, André Spahni, Vicente Ranieri Jr, Frank Packheiser, Fernando Nogal, Swee Seng Ng, Gerard Laumay, Octavian Lascu, Parwez Hamid, Wolfgang Fries, Ivan Doboš, Karan Singh

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Coupling links and common time
This chapter describes the connectivity options that support clustering technology (known as Parallel Sysplex) and common time on System z servers.
The following topics are covered:
Cluster technology
Server Time Protocol
Connectivity options
Time functions
10.1 System z cluster technology
Clustering technology is designed to bring the power of parallel processing to business-critical applications. A Parallel Sysplex cluster consists of up to 32 z/OS images, coupled to one or more Coupling Facilities (CFs), using ...

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