Off-host mainframe application development and testing

IBM® Rational® Development and Test Environment for System z® provides an environment for mainframe application development and testing.  It enables z/OS, middleware and other z/OS software to run on Intel and Intel-compatible platforms without the need for System z mainframe hardware. Integral to  IBM Integrated Solution for System z Development and IBM Continuous Integration Solution for System z, this software is based on the IBM System z Personal Development Tool (zPDT), which provides an emulated System z architecture with virtual I/O and devices.

Rational Development and Test Environment for System z provides:

Application development and testing environment

Mixed workload support

High fidelity development and test environment

Current levels of the IBM z/OS middleware

System z education environment

Note: Rational Development and Test Environment for System z can only be used for development, testing, employee education, or demonstration of applications that run on z/OS. It may not be used for production workloads of any kind, nor for robust development workloads, including without limitation, production module builds, pre-production testing, stress testing, or performance testing.

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Off-host mainframe application development and testing

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IBM Rational Development and Test Environment for System z V9.1 delivers improved mainframe compatibility.
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