Function, releases, content
Terminology can be confusing in the computer business, especially when dealing with systems such as zPDT. In this documentation we use the following terminology:
•System z Personal Development Tool (usually known as a 1090 or 1091 system or zPDT) is the name for the offering that includes the System z CP functionality and the USB hardware key. This does not include any System z software, such as operating systems.
•The base machine or underlying host, or underlying Linux is the Intel-compatible personal computer (PC) ...