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IBM System z Batch Network Analyzer (zBNA) Tool



Document Author:
Additional Author(s):

Valerie Spencer
Alex Patterson


Document ID:

PRS5132


Doc. Organization:

Advanced Technical Sales


Document Revised:

05/29/2014


Product(s) covered:

BWATOOL; z9-109; z9 BC; z9 EC; z10; z10 BC; z10 EC; z114; 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.


IMPORTANT
As of January 31, 2014, zBNA will only install on the Windows 7 64-bit platform! It is REQUIRED that any previous version of zBNA is UNINSTALLED due to this latest requirement along with the upgrade to the CPS Java Runtime Environment v7, which is packaged with the tool!

Product Name:
zBNA
Product Version:
1.4.5
Operating System:
Windows 7 64-bit
Change Date:
May 30, 2014
Approximate Size:
133MB
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.

Note:
Please uninstall any previous zBNA package before installing the one above.

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 and 42 data as input to zBNA.

Access the CP3KEXTR materials.

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Classification:

Hardware

Category:

Performance




Platform(s):

IBM System z Family

S/W Pillar(s):

IBM System z Software

O/S:

z/OS

Keywords:

zBNA, Batch Network Analyzer, batch, batch window

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