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Accelerate Mainframe z/TPF Application Modernization with Hybrid Cloud

An IBM Redpaper publication


Published on 15 September 2023

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ISBN-10: 073846130x
ISBN-13: 9780738461304
IBM Form #: REDP-5714-00

Authors: Mark Gambino , Luanne Jagich, Jamie Farmer, Kelly Paesano, Connie Walberg and Josh Wisniewski

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    What is the best strategy to achieve an effective digital transformation of your business? How do you make your business more agile, productive, and less siloed so that you can provide engaging customer experiences rapidly and at lower costs?

    Answer: Accelerate your IBM z/Transaction Processing Facility (z/TPF) application modernization and leverage hybrid cloud.

    This IBM Redbooks® publication provides an overview of the IBM® strategy to help you modernize z/TPF applications faster at lower cost and at less risk by using IBM Z® and public cloud solutions together in your modernization journey. This publication includes prescriptive approaches, best practices with supporting technologies, and reference architectures to help businesses achieve the right outcome.

    Table of Contents

    Businesses need rapid digital transformation

    Embracing hybrid cloud

    Best-fit approach to application modernization

    Advantages of the z/TPF architecture

    Continuous application modernization journey

    Where do you start

    Reference architectures for modernization

    z/TPF Modernization Patterns

    The choice of process execution model matters

    The z/TPF database architecture

    Large memory exploitation

    z/TPF memory and high availability

    Kernel-scoped sockets and middleware 

    Getting started with IBM



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