Objective: As a new IBM z/VSE system programmer, you need to develop a thorough understanding of the hardware that runs the z/VSE operating system. IBM z/VSE is designed to make full use of mainframe hardware and its many sophisticated peripheral devices.
After completing this chapter, you will be able to provide the following information:
•Discuss IBM S/360 and IBM z Systems hardware design.
•Explain processing units and disk hardware.
•Explain how mainframes differ from personal computer (PC) systems in data ...