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IBM z Systems Batch Network Analyzer (zBNA) Tool



Document Author:
Additional Author(s):

Valerie Spencer
Shawn Lundvall


Document ID:

PRS5132


Doc. Organization:

Advanced Technical Sales


Document Revised:

09/29/2016


Product(s) covered:

z Systems; 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: Any previous version of zBNA must be uninstalled prior to installing the new version (1.7.0) that supports Java V8. This is necessary in order to preserve Windows Registry integrity with respect to this tool.

Product Name:
zBNA
Product Version:
1.7.2
Operating System:
Windows 7; 64-bit only
Change Date:
August 19, 2016
Approximate Size:
169MB
Click to download the zBNA install package which includes the required IBM CPS Java V8
Click on the icon to view/download the user's guide

zBNA requires an independent version of the IBM CPS Java Runtime Environment v8 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 & 113 data and a (.dat) file, which contains the Type 14, 15, 30 (4) (5), 42 (6) 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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