Coupling links and common time
This chapter describes the connectivity options that support IBM Parallel Sysplex clustering technology and common time on IBM z Systems platforms. It covers the following topics:
Cluster technology
Server Time Protocol
Connectivity options
Time functions
10.1 z Systems cluster technology
Clustering technology brings the power of parallel processing to business-critical applications. A Parallel Sysplex cluster consists of up to 32 IBM z/OS images, connected to one or more coupling facilities (CFs), using high-speed ...

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