Overview

IBM® z Systems® Development and Test Environment provides a platform for mainframe application demonstration, development, testing, and employee education. It enables z/OS, middleware and other z/OS software to run on Intel and Intel-compatible platforms without the need for z Systems mainframe hardware.
We are excited to announce that zD&T v11.0.2.1 is generally available today. This release includes a Fix Pack for reported issues, along with new beta functionality that will be officially supported in the next version.

This beta functionality provides a set of RESTful APIs which can be used to automate the creation and deployment of z/OS environments. This can be done using data from an existing mainframe, an ADCD install, or an existing zD&T environment. Additionally, this beta supports the deployment of zD&T to target environments using a non-root account, requiring sudo permission.

These are only some of the recent updates — a full list of features and fixes in v11.0.2.1 can be found here.

Please contact Teresa Ge (teresage@ca.ibm.com) for information on the beta capability of the RESTful APIs and sudo support added in 11.0.2.1.

Additional information

To hear more about what our clients say about zD&T and read more about case studies, go to our Techvalidate site.

View the latest zD&T V11.0.2.1 Documentation, along with other helpful resources at the IBM Knowledge Center.

Visit the zD&T website.

Watch the latest webinar centered on the zD&T Tools and V11.0.2.

Read the blog for zD&T V11.0.2.

Read the announcement for IBM z Systems Development and Test Environment V11.

Let us know what additional functionalities you need in zD&T by submitting feature requests in the IBM RFE Community.

For more information, and to keep up with the latest updates, please visit the Fix List page.

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