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IBM z/OS V2R2: JES2, JES3, and SDSF

Book Description

This IBM® Redbooks® publication helps you to become familiar with the technical changes that were introduced into the JES2 JES3, and SDSF areas with IBM z/OS® V2R2.
This book includes the following chapters:

- Chapter 1, “JES2” on page 1: This chapter describes the JES2 updates that are related to z/OS V2R2.
- Chapter 2, “JES3” on page 29: This chapter describes the enhancements that are provided in JES3 by z/OS V2R.
- Chapter 3, “System Display and Search Facility” on page 39: This chapter describes the changes in SDSF in z/OS V2R2.

This book is one of a series of IBM Redbooks that take a modular approach to providing information about the updates that are included with z/OS V2R2. This approach has the following goals:

- Provide modular content
- Group the technical changes into a topic
- Provide a more streamlined way of finding relevant information that is based on the topic

We hope you find this approach useful and we welcome your feedback.

Table of Contents

  1. Front cover
  2. Notices
    1. Trademarks
  3. IBM Redbooks promotions
  4. Preface
    1. Authors
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    3. Comments welcome
    4. Stay connected to IBM Redbooks
  5. Chapter 1. JES2
    1. 1.1 JES2 overview of changes
    2. 1.2 JOBGROUP
    3. 1.3 EVENTLOG
      1. 1.3.1 Implementation and usage
    4. 1.4 Deadline scheduling
      1. 1.4.1 Implementation and usage
    5. 1.5 JES3 JECL statements overview
    6. 1.6 RAS enhancements
      1. 1.6.1 New $ACTIVATE level
      2. 1.6.2 Increased number of jobs
      3. 1.6.3 New DEBUG option
      4. 1.6.4 Updated $D PERFDATA(CKPTSTAT) command
    7. 1.7 Checkpoint improvements
      1. 1.7.1 64-bit CKPT processing
      2. 1.7.2 Reconfiguring CKPT data sets
      3. 1.7.3 Resizing checkpoint data set
      4. 1.7.4 JES2 checkpoint tuning
    8. 1.8 EXIT updates
      1. 1.8.1 EXIT 2 and EXIT 52
      2. 1.8.2 EXIT 4 and EXIT 54
      3. 1.8.3 EXIT 32 and EXIT 49
      4. 1.8.4 EXIT 51
  6. Chapter 2. JES3
    1. 2.1 JES3 support for OUTDISP statement
      1. 2.1.1 OUTDISP=(normal disposition, abnormal disposition)
    2. 2.2 JES3 modifications because of OUTDISP option
      1. 2.2.1 JES3 processing of the OUTDISP option
      2. 2.2.2 New options for JES3 commands supporting OUTDISP option
      3. 2.2.3 Process SYSOUT Data Sets Call (PSO) – SSI 1
      4. 2.2.4 SYSOUT Application Program Interface – SSI 79
      5. 2.2.5 Extended Status Function Call – SSI 80
      6. 2.2.6 NJE header flags
      7. 2.2.7 JES3 installation exits
      8. 2.2.8 Migration and coexistence considerations
      9. 2.2.9 Benefits and value
    3. 2.3 JES3 enhancements for symbols
    4. 2.4 JES3 improvements in use of symbols
    5. 2.5 Data Set Integrity for JES3 data sets
      1. 2.5.1 DSI on z/OS overview
      2. 2.5.2 Activating DSI in JES3
      3. 2.5.3 New JES3 health check
  7. Chapter 3. System Display and Search Facility
    1. 3.1 SDSF enhancements
      1. 3.1.1 Implementation and usage
    2. 3.2 zIIP use
    3. 3.3 System command improvements
      1. 3.3.1 Increasing the number of the saved slash commands
      2. 3.3.2 Grouping and viewing saved commands
      3. 3.3.3 Including comments to saved commands
    4. 3.4 UI enhancements
      1. 3.4.1 Line shortcut command
      2. 3.4.2 SET ROWNUM command
      3. 3.4.3 Browse locate data set action
    5. 3.5 Job displays
      1. 3.5.1 Job step panel
      2. 3.5.2 Job detail displays
      3. 3.5.3 Snapshot command
    6. 3.6 Batch parallelism
      1. 3.6.1 Job Group panel
      2. 3.6.2 Job dependency panel
    7. 3.7 REXX enhancements
      1. 3.7.1 RGEN command
    8. 3.8 Miscellaneous changes
  8. Related publications
    1. IBM Redbooks
    2. Other publications
    3. Help from IBM
  9. Back cover