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z/VM V4.4 Resources

z/VM Version 4 Release 4 Resources

Updated: 06 Feb. 2007

This page includes reference information specific to z/VM V4.4 and made available in the time period following its announcement until central service ends September 30, 2006. Old, non-functioning links have been removed.

  z/VM V4.4 was withdrawn from marketing March 31, 2006.       

  Support z/VM V4.4 ended Sept. 30, 2006.

  See z/VM upgrade page to see about upgrading to z/VM V5.


Announcement information
      (Search World Wide announcement letters)
  • Feb. 06, 2007: z/VM V5.3 announced  New !
  • Dec. 6, 2005: z/VM V4.4 and optional features to be withdrawn from marketing March 31, 2006
  • Oct. 7, 2003: Infrastructure Simplification
  • Aug. 22, 2003: IBM introduces the Mainframe Charter
  • Aug. 15, 2003: z/VM V4.4 General Availability
  • Aug. 12, 2003:
    IBM SW On/Off Capacity on Demand for zSeries...
    US 203-202, CAN A03-1028, EMEA ZA030227, AP SO AA03-3094"
  • July 29, 2003: IBM Compiler & Library for REXX on zSeries R4
    US 203-190, EMEA ZA030216, CAN A03-0976, AP SO AP03-1175
  • May 13, 2003:
    z/VM V4.4 Improves Virtualization for Linux on zSeries
    US 203-128, CA A03-0621, EMEA/LA ZP030271, AP SO AP031117
  • May 13, 2003:
    IBM C/C++ for z/VM Speeds Time to Market...
    US 203-129, CA A03-0644, EMEA/LA ZP030318, AP SO AP031120
  • May 13, 2003: IBM Announces the newest zSeries, z990

Additional Hardware requirements

Ordering and Availablility

Reference information

  • z/VM Reference Guide PDF
  • z/VM V4.4 FAQ (Frequently asked questions)
  • Licensed Products Migration Matrix for z/VM V4.4
  • Vendor (Non-IBM Solution Developer) Product matrix for z/VM V4.4
  • z/VM Performance Report
     Updated in 2004 to include sections on "Queued I/O Assist" and "TCP/IP Device Layer MP Support".

Specification Sheets

Papers and Papers

Online product documentation and publications

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