An advanced optimizing C and C++ compiler for the z/OS platform
The IBM® z/OS® XL C/C++ compiler exploits the latest z/Architecture®, including the latest IBM z13™ servers. It enables development of high-performing business applications and system programs on z/OS, while maximizing hardware use and improving application performance. As an optional-priced feature of the z/OS operating system, z/OS XL C/C++ uses services provided by the z/OS Language Environment® and Runtime Library Extensions base elements. It works in concert with z/OS problem determination tools, including IBM Debug Tool for z/OS and IBM Fault Analyzer for z/OS.
IBM z/OS XL C/C++ offers:
Increased return on hardware and middleware investments
System programming capabilities
Improved productivity with usability features
z/OS XL C/C++
Up-to-date system requirement reports can be dynamically generated using the Software Product Compatibility Reports (SPCR) tool.
For your convenience, the tabs below identify the supported releases of IBM® z/OS® XL C/C++ from which you can select detailed system requirement reports for different contexts (by operating system, by component). Note that clicking a link will always generate a new, up-to-date report.
IBM® XL C/C++ for z/OS® V2.2 continues to deliver enhancements necessary for optimizing performance, usability and portability of your applications.
Major enhancements to this version include:
Exploitation of the latest z/Architecture
Usability and performance enhancements
Support for high-performance mathematical computing libraries
- COBOL for AIX
- COBOL for OS/390
- COBOL for VSE/ESA
- Enterprise COBOL for z/OS
- Enterprise PL/I for z/OS
- IBM Enterprise COBOL Suite for z/OS
- PL/I for AIX
- PL/I for VSE
- Rational Development Studio for i
- XL C for AIX
- XL C/C++ for AIX
- XL C/C++ for Linux on z Systems
- XL C/C++ for Linux
- XL C/C++ for z/VM
- XL Fortran for AIX
- XL Fortran for Linux
- z/OS XL C/C++