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Reduce Storage Occupancy and Increase Operations Efficiency with IBM zEnterprise Data Compression by Paolo Bruni, Maria Kroos Boisen, Gianmauro De Marchi, Franco Pinto

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zEDC overview and prerequisites
In this chapter, we introduce the IBM zEnterprise Data Compression (zEDC) Express for System z, its applicability to use cases, the configuration prerequisites, and some coexistence considerations.
The chapter contains the following sections:
1.1 Overview of zEDC Express
zEDC is a compression acceleration capability, that enables you to do hardware-based data compression and decompression. It is designed for high-performance, low-latency compression, to reduce processor ...

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