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Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform for IBM zCX

An IBM Redbooks publication


Published on 25 October 2022

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ISBN-10: 0738460877
ISBN-13: 9780738460871
IBM Form #: SG24-8528-00

Authors: Lydia Parziale, Andy Armstrong, Vic Cross, Maike Havemann, Redelf Janssen, Pablo Paniagua and Ravi Kumar

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    Application modernization is essential for continuous improvements to your business value. Modernizing your applications includes improvements to your software architecture, application infrastructure, development techniques, and business strategies. All of which allows you to gain increased business value from existing application code.

    IBM® z/OS® Container Extensions (IBM zCX) is a part of the IBM z/OS operating system. It makes it possible to run Linux on IBM Z® applications that are packaged as Docker container images on z/OS. Application developers can develop, and data centers can operate, popular open source packages, Linux applications, IBM software, and third-party software together with z/OS applications and data.

    This IBM Redbooks® publication presents the capabilities of IBM zCX along with several use cases that demonstrate Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform for IBM zCX and the application modernization benefits your business can realize.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. zCX Foundation for Red Hat OpenShift

    Chapter 2. Use case 1: Using z/OS Connect inside Red Hat OpenShift

    Chapter 3. Use case 2: Artificial intelligence and open source tools

    Chapter 4. Use case 3: Migrating a solution from zCX Docker to Red Hat OpenShift in zCX

    Chapter 5. Your use case: Run anything on Red Hat OpenShift in zCX

    Appendix A. Red Hat OpenShift deployment under zCX


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