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Leap Seconds and Server Time Protocol



Document Author:
Additional Author(s):

Gregory Hutchison
George Kozakos


Document ID:

WP102081


Doc. Organization:

Advanced Technical Sales


Document Revised:

02/24/2015


Product(s) covered:

z9 BC; z9 EC; z10; z10 BC; z10 EC; z114; z13; z196; zEC12; zEnterprise 196; zEnterprise EC12; zSeries 890; zSeries 990; z/OS







Abstract: Leap Seconds are coming! Should I care?

IBM often gets the question about what to do regarding leap seconds in the mainframe environment. As usual, the answer “depends”.

This white paper will attempt to answer this question.

Leap Seconds and Server Time Protocol (STP) - 11 February 2015.pdfLeap Seconds and Server Time Protocol (STP) - 11 February 2015.pdf



Classification:

Hardware; Software

Category:

Operational Management




Platform(s):

IBM System z Family

S/W Pillar(s):

IBM System z Software

O/S:

z/OS

Keywords:

STP

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