In this post I’ll try to summarize which distribution levels, packages, APARs, PTFs etc are needed to exploit a given z13 (performance) function. I expect this to change over time, so please revisit for updates.
For the virtualization layers I … Read the rest
Joran Siu from the IBM Java team installed Minecraft Server on the mainframe. In this entertaining talk he shows the results and the optimizations used, some of them only available on zEC12 and z13.
There are several ways for getting the IBM JDK for Linux on System z
- It’s included with a lot of products like Websphere application server
- It’s included with the distributions delivered by SUSE and Red Hat
- The new download site