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zSoftCap (Replaces SoftCap) - Software Migration Capacity Planning Aid for IBM System z

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James Shaw
Valerie Spencer

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Advanced Technical Sales

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CICS Transaction Server; IMS; zEnterprise; zEnterprise 196; zSeries; z/OS; z/VSE

Abstract: zSoftCap is a PC-based productivity tool designed to assess the effect on capacity for IBM System z processors, when migrating to more current releases of the operating system or major subsystems. zSoftCap assumes that hardware remains constant while software releases change

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Version 4.2a
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Windows XP/Win7
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Click on icon to down load package with JavazSoftcapInstallWithJava.exezSoftcapInstallWithJava.exe
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If you require SoftCap to do a 31-bit to 64-bit migration or WLM migrations. SoftCap is now functionally stable and no new updates will be included..
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Note: The IBM JavaTM Runtime Environment provided herewith shall only be used with the zSoftCap tool.

Note that the zSoftCap User's Guide is now available.


The performance data contained in this tool was derived by IBM in a controlled environment. A customer's actual performance results may vary significantly. Accordingly, IBM provides no representations or assurances that a customer will obtain the same or similar results. Users of this tool should verify the applicability of the data for their specific environment.

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Planning and Design


IBM System z Family

S/W Pillar(s):

IBM System z Software




executable file, zosmigr

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