Linux and related applications running on IBM S/390 and zSeries mainframe hardware
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In an article for z Journal, David Boyes contemplates the proposed purchase of Sun Microsystems by IBM and the acquisition's impact on the Linux and open source worlds.
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."
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.
The latest version of SWAPGEN provides:
What are issues related to supporting OS/390 or z/OS in a virtual machine?
Bay Bunch is a San Francisco Bay area group of zSeries and Linux enthusiasts.
The Bay Bunch info is available online. Click on 'Bay Bunch' from the link below.
While primarily for discussion of Linux on the S/390 platforms, a lot of VM-related discussion goes on here as well