IBM Systems Magazine: December Editor's Picks for SHARE

Explore hot topics in enterprise IT from IBM Systems Magazine editors. Check out hand-picked articles on such topics as Db2, security, IMS, cloud, z/OS and more. 

IBM z/OS V2.3 Is an Engine for Digital Transformation
IBM z/OS V2.3 provides new functions that continue to enhance the role of IBM Z, with support for the IBM z14 and its role in helping provide solutions for a trusted digital economy.
http://ibmsystemsmag.com/mainframe/trends/z-os/z14-os/

Crypto Statistics Monitor Watches Resource Usage
Cryptographic Support for z/OS V2.1 to z/OS V2.3, also known as ICSF FMID HCR77C1 or web deliverable number 17, provides a means for the secure and reliable handling of data with Crypto Statistics Monitor.
http://ibmsystemsmag.com/mainframe/hot-topics/crypto-statistics-monitor/

Planning for Db2 for z/OS Upgrade: Application Testing
There are resources devoted to planning for Db2 for z/OS upgrades. As for application regression testing, customers are typically concerned about performance regression for critical transactions.
http://ibmsystemsmag.com/blogs/db2utor/october-2017/planning-for-a-db2-for-z-os-upgrade-application-te/

IMS Security Enhancements Focus on Distributed Information
Recent IMS enhancements enable propagation of distributed user identity into IMS for logging and auditing purposes.
http://ibmsystemsmag.com/mainframe/administrator/ims/security-enhancements/

IBM Z Offerings Help Clients Take Advantage of the Cloud
The cloud has become essential for organizations to deploy new technologies and respond quicker, with six mainframe cloud offerings available.
http://ibmsystemsmag.com/mainframe/trends/cloud-computing/mainframe-offerings/

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