This chapter covers the following concepts:
Comparing z/OS with the “distributed” operating systems (Windows, Unix, and Linux)
How WebSphere for z/OS differs from WebSphere on the distributed platforms
WebSphere Application Server runs on a number of different server-class operating systems, including AIX, Solaris, HP-UX, Windows, and Linux (including Linux on zSeries, which is similar to the other distributed platforms, from a WebSphere administrator’s perspective. For more on the unique attributes of z/Linux, as it is often called, refer to Appendix H). WebSphere is nearly identical on each of these platforms, and as such they are referred ...