z/VM for z13
z/VM 6.3 with the PTF for APAR VM65586 exploits the Simultaneous Multithreading capability of the IBM z13 processor. The PTF also offers system scalability improvements.
To avoid cumbersome, awkward, or lengthy wording throughout the chapters that discuss z/VM 6.3 with the PTF for APAR VM65586, in this report we will call the new function simply z/VM for z13.
The following sections discuss the performance characteristics of z/VM for z13 and the results of the performance evaluation.