What useful tools have been contributed to the VM community, both by IBM and others?
The VM (Virtual Machine) operating system
REXX is the common scripting and automation tool built into CMS, and available on other platforms like Linux and z/OS. It is easier to learn than Perl, and very powerful.
You can use CMS Pipelines to solve a large problem by breaking it up into a series of several smaller, less complex programs
CMS Pipelines build on REXX and other languages to provide a powerful data management environment like nothing else.
What useful tools has IBM already supplied on the distribution tape?
Once the basic system is up, what are the tools and tricks that make the administrator\'s life easier? Where can you get user-written tools that enhance the function of the system? What tools are unique to this environment.
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The short answer is: it is not related, other than being a similar idea
What relationship does z/VM bear to VMWare on Intel systems?
The creation of the "z/VM" brand is part of the rebranding process IBM introduced when they realigned all their products into the eServer brand name