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Introduction to the New Mainframe: IBM z/VSE Basics by Martin Walbruehl, Joerg Schmidbauer, Ingolf Salm, Bill Ogden, Wayne O'Brien, Wilhelm Mild, Marco Kroll, Jerry Johnston, Helmut Hellner, Hans Joachim Ebert, Wolfgang Bosch, Mike Ebbers

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Mainframe hardware systems
 
Objective: As a new IBM z/VSE system programmer, you need to develop a thorough understanding of the hardware that runs the z/VSE operating system. IBM z/VSE is designed to make full use of mainframe hardware and its many sophisticated peripheral devices.
After completing this chapter, you will be able to provide the following information:
Discuss IBM S/360 and IBM z Systems hardware design.
Explain processing units and disk hardware.
Explain how mainframes differ from personal computer (PC) systems in data ...

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