Mainframe Linux

Linux and related applications running on IBM S/390 and zSeries mainframe hardware

LinuxVM.org

Maintained by Mark Post, LinuxVM.org is one of the most extensive web sites in the world for information about running Linux under IBM's VM operating system and hypervisor. This page is an excellent starting point for those new to mainframe Linux.

Research and Development

Harnessing a historical view of technology development and charting future business needs, Sine Nomine Associates’ research directs our continuous development and refinement of rigorous testing regimens and comparative studies that are shared in publications, presentations and industry communication, and that influence standards committees, cooperative research groups and corporate strategies.

ESALPS For Managing z/Linux and z/VM Performance

Barton Robinson from Velocity Software offered a presentation at the December 2008 meeting of the Hillgang, a Washington DC area z/VM user group, on the topic of Velocity's ESA Linux Performance Suite (ESALPS). The presentation is available for download from Velocity Software's web site, at the link below.

The white paper "provides a brief description of the requirements and the hurdles of managing performance for Linux under z/VM."

SWAPGEN

What is SWAPGEN?

SWAPGEN is tool to create and/or initialize a disk to be used for Linux swap space from an CMS environment.
 

Target Audience for SWAPGEN

SWAPGEN is useful for anyone running Linux guests in a z/VM environment.

 

SWAPGEN Features

The latest version of SWAPGEN provides:

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