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IBM System z Batch Network Analyzer (zBNA) Tool

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Valerie Spencer
Alex Patterson

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Advanced Technical Sales

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BWATOOL; IBM z Systems; z9-109; z9 BC; z9 EC; z10; z10 BC; z10 EC; z114; z13; z196; zEC12; zEnterprise 196; zEnterprise EC12; z/OS

Abstract: zBNA is a PC-based productivity tool designed to provide a means of estimating the elapsed time for batch jobs solely based on the differences in CPU speeds for a base processor and a target processor, the number of engines on each system, and system capacities; data sharing is not considered. zBNA provides powerful, graphic demonstration of the z/OS batch window.

As of January 31, 2014, zBNA will only install on the Windows 7 64-bit platform!

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Windows 7 64-bit
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March 27, 2015
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Click on the icon to download the zBNA install package to include the required IBM Java
Click on the icon to view/download the user's guide

zBNA requires an independent version of the IBM CPS Java Runtime Environment v7 64-bit, which is packaged with the tool.

Obtain the CP3KEXTR program
CP3KEXTR runs on a System z processor under z/OS. It reads the SMF records to produce an Enterprise Data File (.edf) that contains the SMF Type 70's data and a (.dat) file, which contains the Type 14, 15, 30, 42, and 113 data as input to zBNA.

Access the CP3KEXTR materials.

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IBM System z Family

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IBM System z Software




zBNA, Batch Network Analyzer, batch, batch window

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