Just like the finest sports cars are built on a sound chassis, the highest performing and reliable z/OS software is built using the latest advancements in compiler technology coupled with the latest IBM Z hardware.
IBM Application Delivery Foundation for z/OS v3.2,¬† formerly known as IBM Application Delivery Foundation for z Systems,¬† delivers flexibility in DevOps pipeline coordinators and scripting languages, along with keeping the proud tradition of day one compiler support.¬† Refer to the announce letter for more details¬†
ADFz 3.2 brings the following key features:
– Support for notable compilers and optimizers such as: IBM Enterprise COBOL for z/OS,
V6.3, IBM Enterprise PL/I for z/OS, V5.3, and IBM Automatic Binary Optimizer for z/OS,V2.1.¬†
– IBM Developer for z/OS Enterprise Edition and IBM Debug for z/OS support for
IBM z/OS V2.4 and IBM z/OS V2.4 XL C/C++.
As a reminder, the development tools that make up Application Delivery Foundation for z/OS can be obtained as a bundled offering or individually. Version 3.2 brings enhancements that are built on the existing strengths of each component.¬†¬†
IBM Developer for z/OS Enterprise Edition is a superset of IBM Developer for z/OS and Debug for z Systems with value add capabilities like Dependency Based Build (DBB). IBM Developer for z/OS serves as the developer‚Äôs cockpit and provides an integrated development environment for developing, building, unit testing, and debugging IBM z/OS¬ģ applications.¬† Debug for z/OS is powered by IBM‚Äôs next generation debug technology, the IBM z/OS Debugger. And DBB provides the facilities to build traditional z/OS applications, with a¬† modern scripting-language-based capability to automate delivery into a open DevOps pipeline.¬†¬†
IBM Fault Analyzer for z/OS simplifies the process of diagnosing z/OS application abends, now with 64-bit PL/I support and with 14.1.8 Enhancements include support for Multi-Factor Authentication for z/OS for secure authentication.
IBM File Manager for z/OS¬† provides a comprehensive set of tools for efficiently manipulating z/OS data, with 14.1.8 Enhancements include support for Multi-Factor Authentication for z/OS for secure authentication.
IBM Application Performance Analyzer identifies the source-code of those z/OS applications that are responsible for high CPU consumption, long I/O time, and batch and web jobs exceeding expected windows.¬†
IBM z/OS Explorer, is the strategic integration platform for IBM Eclipse-based offerings for z/OS application developers and system programmers
ADFz will accelerate your digital transformation initiatives at each stage .¬† From keeping your core z/OS applications running optimally, to helping you achieve shift-left testing. As an essential part of your DevOps tool chain, ADFz can ensure that your automated delivery pipeline continues on its path to success.
In the coming weeks, stay tuned to Mainframe DEV for in-depth information on what‚Äôs new in each of these products and how you can use this powerful solution to rapidly deliver new innovation on IBM Z.
First in the series we have the detailed blog on – Whats new in IBM Application Performance Analyser(APA)
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