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Chapter 5. Sysplex functions
This chapter describes the capabilities of the z900 to support coupling functions including
Parallel Sysplex, Geographically Dispersed Parallel Sysplex (GDPS), and Intelligent
Resource Director.
The following topics are included:
򐂰 Parallel Sysplex on page 176
򐂰 Coupling Facility support on page 179
򐂰 System-managed CF structure duplexing on page 185
򐂰 Geographically Dispersed Parallel Sysplex on page 187
򐂰 Intelligent Resource Director on page 194
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