Parallel Sysplex

Tools and wizards

Coupling Facility Structure Sizer Tool
A tool designed to size your Parallel Sysplex structures when making changes to an existing workload or introducing a new one, or to size structures on a new CF level before the new CF is installed.

Sizer Utility
An authorized z/OS program to download to help when upgrading CF levels.Requires the new CF is installed.

INJERROR
To help in testing recovery from coupling facility problems, the INJERROR tool injects an error into a CF structure to simulate damage to the structure.

XISOLATE for DASD
XISOLATE helps you maintain performance critical data sets on isolated DASD subsystems. With XISOLATE, you can simplify the task of ensuring that this critical SMS-managed data resides on DASD subsystems that are physically separated from others in the sysplex. Read More (PDF, 36KB)

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