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Getting Started with zPCR (IBM's Processor Capacity Reference)



Document Author:
Additional Author(s):

John Campbell
Kathy Walsh, John Fitch


Document ID:

PRS1381


Doc. Organization:

Advanced Technical Sales


Document Revised:

02/28/2014


Product(s) covered:

z9 BC; z9 EC; z10; z10 BC; z10 EC; z114; z196; zEnterprise 196; zSeries 800; zSeries 890; zSeries 900; zSeries 990; zSeries







Abstract: This is the Getting Started page for those interested in using IBM's Processor Capacity Reference (zPCR) to capacity plan for IBM System z and eServer zSeries processors. It includes links for accessing related educational materials and downloading the tool itself.

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Notice: Any previous version of zPCR MUST be uninstalled prior to installing zPCR C8.5.
This is necessary to facilitate conversion to the new Java V7 runtime environment for CPS tools.
For complete information concerning this update, click on What's New below.
Welcome
zPCR - Processor Capacity Reference for IBM System z





zPCR is a PC-based productivity tool under Windows. It is designed to provide capacity planning insight for IBM System z processors running LPAR configurations with various workload environments under z/OS, z/VM, and Linux. Capacity results are based on IBM's LSPR data supporting all IBM System z processors including the new zEnterprise EC12 processor family.

Information
Product Currency
Name
zPCR
Version
C8.5a



Classification:

Hardware

Category:

Planning and Design




Platform(s):

IBM System z Family

S/W Pillar(s):

IBM System z Software

O/S:

Linux; z/OS; z/VSE

Keywords:

zSeries 800, zSeries 890, zSeries 900, zSeries 990, IBM System z9, IBM System z10

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