At the April 2009 meeting of the Midwest VM Regional User Group (MVMRUG) in Columbus, Ohio, Scott Courtney presented an overview of OpenSolaris for System z and a just-for-fun tutorial on building a low-energy "green" server for use in a home or remote office. The OpenSolaris presentation was originally created by David Boyes.
Open Source software
Software released with its underlying source code
Common problems and solutions for Open Solaris.
These files are the source and documentation for the Purdue University LARS Batch Monitor System for CMS, written in the late 1980s at Purdue University. The files were preserved and provided by George Shedlock at AEGON USA and Thomas Kern at the US Department of Energy.
Mike Cowlishaw, IBM Fellow, presented "Changing the Way Computers Compute" at the Hillgang user group meeting on 24 April 2008. This presentation explains the need for hardware-accelerated binary decimal formats and the emerging IEEE standards in this area.
Cprof is a multi-threaded profile for applications written in the C programming language. This document explains how to use Cprof to improve performance of your application.
Sine Nomine Associates is pleased to announce the availability of a BETA TEST version of SysVInit for VM, a utility package that brings UNIX-like startup scripting to the VM operating system.
Version 0.5 of SysVInit for z/VM and VM/ESA has been released.
Building on previous articles in the series, author Scott Courtney will demonstrate how to build PayPal forms using PHP and MySQL and how to extract data from the catalog. (July 2003, PDF)
A tutorial on how to program in PHP by Scott Courtney (June 2003, PDF) from Tech Support Magazine.
"This month, we'll learn how to accept data entry and selections from an end user HTML form, process the form in PHP, and return the results to the browser as a pure HTML Web page that is compatible with any browser."