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z/VM V6.2 Resources

z/VM version 6 release 2 resources

Updated: August 31, 2012

This page includes reference information specific to z/VM V6.2 and made available in the time period following its announcement. For daily to weekly VM site updates, also visit VM News/Site Changes to keep apprised of z/VM-related news as it happens.

Preview, Announcements, and News

new April 13, 2012 Additional Product Enhancements for z/VM 6.2
Guest support for High Performance FICON for System z
Virtual switch HiperSockets bridge
VM Systems Management APIs/Unified Resource Manager Updates
October 12, 2011 Announce
IBM z/VM V6.2 - Accelerate the Journey to Smarter Computing
US - 211-409      --   Europe: ZP11-0499
AP - AP11-0390   --   Canada: A11-0847
LA - LP11-0514
October 12, 2011 Statements of Direction
z/VM V6.2 summary with Statements of Direction

Ordering and Availablility

z/VM V6.2 ordering begins: November 29, 2011
z/VM V6.2 general availability: December 02, 2011
SDO (System Delivery Offering) is the only method that can be used to order z/VM V6.2.
Internet delivery for z/VM Orders via ShopzSeries
Tips for ordering z/VM on DVD via ShopzSeries
Upgrade to z/VM 6.2
Licensed Products Migration Matrix for z/VM V6.2, z/VM V6.1 and z/VM V5.4
Vendor (ISV) Product matrix for z/VM V6.2

Service and Support

z/VM V6.2 planned End of Service
RSU (Recommended Service Upgrade) content
Required Service

Reference information

z/VM V6.2 Architecture Level Set Updated
z/VM Single System Image Overview
z/VM 6.2 Performance Report
Frequently Asked Questions
Customer references and stories

Data Sheets

z/VM V6.2 Data Sheet PDF

Online product documentation and publications

z/VM V6.2 General Information PDF
z/VM V6.2 Information Center
z/VM V6.2 Product library
z/VM V6.2 Program Directories
z/VM V6.2 Data Areas, Control Blocks, and Monitor records
z/VM V6.2 Publications Redbooks z/VM Single System Image Presentations

Education/Training

z/VM V6.2 and Linux Workshops

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