Coupling links and common time
This chapter describes the connectivity options that support clustering technology (known as Parallel Sysplex) and common time on System z servers.
The following topics are covered:
Cluster technology
Server Time Protocol
Connectivity options
Time functions
10.1 System z cluster technology
Clustering technology is designed to bring the power of parallel processing to business-critical applications. A Parallel Sysplex cluster consists of up to 32 z/OS images, coupled to one or more Coupling Facilities (CFs), using ...

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