We emailed Tuning Letter 2016 No. 1 to our subscribers on May 3. This issue covered the new IBM z13s, a summary of enhancements added to z13 as part of the z13s announcement, an analysis of IBM’s LinuxONE strategy, something old and something new for SMF (a description of enhancements to SMF records in z/OS 2.1, and a description of the soon-to-be-delivered SMF Streaming capability), a review of the updated zPDT 2016 Sysplex Enhancements Redbook, analysis of our recent z Systems Technology Exploitation survey, plus all our regular columns (User Experiences, new PTFs, IBM WSC documents, interesting blogs, and new and updated Redbooks) – 114 pages in all. You can find the table of contents at http://watsonwalker.com/publications/tuningletter/table-of-contents/.
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