HiperSockets: Capabilities, z/OS Config, Comparison to OSA, RoCE and SMC-D, and Routing to Linux on Z
Project and Program: Enterprise Data Center
, Communications Server
, SHARE Pittsburgh 2019
Z Systems HiperSockets are virtual LANs provided by the Z Systems platform without any additional fee. Because they are internal and virtual LANs on the Z System there is no exposed cable or wire and therefore provides a secure connection between LPARs in the same Z System machine.
In this session the speaker will detail what Z Systems HiperSockets are and how they can be used between LPARs. HiperSockets implementation on z/OS will be explained. Linux on System Z implementations are resistant to use dynamic routing. Without dynamic routing HiperSockets and OSA connections between z/OS and Linux on System Z will need static routing definitions. HiperSockets routing options between z/OS and Linux on System Z will be discussed.-Linda Harrison-IBM Corporation
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