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.
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Develop and test z/OS applications anytime, anywhere




Develop software that exploits the latest z13 capability on x86 hardware.


Comprehensive z/OS 2.2 software distribution to power your API revolution.


Virtualization support opens up deployment to cloud, including deployment to SoftLayer via IBM Cloud Managed DevOps.

What's New in z Systems Development and Test Environment (zD&T)


What's New in V11.0.2

    In this release, zD&T V11.0.2 introduces:
  • Support for extraction of datasets - IBM z Systems Development and Test Environment Tools V11.0.2 supports extracting z/OS® datasets from an IBM z® System
  • IBM® Application Discovery integration - IBM Application Discovery is integrated with IBM z Systems® Development and Test Environment Tools V11.0.2. With the integration, you can deploy the datasets that are identified through an IBM Application Discovery project to the target machine
  • Support for certificate-based login - SSH key-based authentication for the root account can be used when you deploy an application image to a target environment
  • Option to automatically IPL system - As a part of deployment, you can choose to issue the z/OS initial program load (IPL) command after the emulator is started
  • Various usability, navigation, and defect fixes


Learn more about z Systems Development and Test Environment from these videos


z Systems Development and Test Environment: Tools Demonstration
z Systems Development and Test Environment: Overview
z Systems Development and Test Environment: Extract Datasets with Application Discovery Integration
DevOps for IBM z using z Systems Development & Test Environment (zD&T) - Part 1
DevOps for IBM z using z Systems Development & Test Environment (zD&T) - Part 2
DevOps for IBM z using z Systems Development & Test Environment (zD&T) - Part 3
DevOps for IBM z using z Systems Development & Test Environment (zD&T) - Part 4


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