z/VM Technical Resources

Updated: April 10, 2018

By release
z/VM V7.1
z/VM V6.4

Data Areas, Control Blocks, and Monitor Records
See the data areas page.

VM Community
Open Mainframe Project
Fora and Listserv discussions with the VM and Linux community
IBM z/VM Developer Pages
VM Downloads
Sources for VM, Linux, and Mainframe job seekers and employers

Order and upgrade
How to buy
Upgrade to a supported release
FAQ - Frequently asked questions
Withdrawal from Marketing (WFM) announced dates
VM Licensed Programs (LP) Migration Matrix

Networking, Security, Performance, System Management
z/VM virtual networking
z/VM security and integrity
VM performance resources (z/VM report, tips, FAQ, etc.)
z/VM storage management
z/VM system management
VM printing resources (tips, links, etc)

Install, Service and Support
Product documentation and literature
VM installation resources
VM service page for RSU, program directories, and more
Quick access to IBM Systems support
Technical Support FLASH
VM Support for Parallel Access Volumes (PAVs)
z/VM V6 Reference Guide PDF 07-2010
z/VM V5.4 Reference Guide PDF 10-2009
IBM Global Technology Services - VM and VSE Specialists
End of Service (EOS) announced dates
z/VM V6.3 CP Planning and Administration Guide - Updated section, "Allocating Space for CP Hard Abend Dumps" PDF 07-2013

Guest Operating Systems
Server, Device, and Guest Support Tables (see General Information Appendix)

VM and Linux
VM and z/OS - including Parallel Sysplex
VM and VSE

Application development
CMS Pipelines