Virtual Machine/Enterprise Systems Architecture

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Virtual Machine/Enterprise Systems Architecture (VM/ESA)

Components

  • Control Program (CP)
  • Conversational Monitor System (CMS), including Shared File System (SFS)
  • Group Control System (GCS)
  • Transparent Services Access Facility (TSAF)
  • APPC/VM VTAM Support (AVS)
  • REXX
  • Dump Viewing Facility (DVF)
  • Virtual Machine Serviceability Enhancements Staged/Enhanced (VMSES/E)
  • Features:
    • DFSMS/VM
    • CMS Utilities

VM/ESA was a single product that replaced VM/System Product (VM/SP), VM/SP High Performance Option (VM/SP HPO), and Virtual Machine/Extended Architecture (VM/XA) System Product.

Versions

  • 1990: VM/ESA Release 1.0
  • 1991: VM/ESA Release 1.1
  • VM/ESA Release 2.0
  • 1993: VM/ESA Release 2.1
  • 1994: VM/ESA Release 2.2 (5684-112)
  • 1995: VM/ESA Version 2 Release 1.0 (5654-030)
  • 1996: VM/ESA Version 2 Release 2.0
  • 1998: VM/ESA Version 2 Release 3.0
  • 1999: VM/ESA V2 R4.0

Publications

IBM Redbooks
  • VM/ESA Release 2.1 Overview, GG24-4024-00, Jun 1993
  • VM/ESA Release 2.1 Usage and Experience, GG24-4032-00, Nov 1993

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