Prerequisites for Java zAAP exploitation
The System z Application Assist Processors (zAAPs) may be purchased and installed on the zEnterprise EC12 and zEnterprise BC12, zEnterprise 196 or zEnterprise 114 servers, System z10, and System z9 servers. (At minimum, z/OS 1.7 the IBM Solution Developers Kit (SDK) for z/OS, Java 2 Technology Edition, V1.4 with PTF (or later) for APAR PQ86689 and for WebSphere-based Java workloads, WebSphere Version 5.1 or later is required.)
The following table outlines the subsystems and minimum Java levels dependencies for determining zAAP Java execution and exploitation potential.
|Subsystem Version||IBM SDK for z/OS, Java 2 Technology Edition, V1.4, with PTF for APAR PQ86689|
|WBI Broker V5||X|
Minimum Java Levels for zAAP exploitation or determining zAAP execution potential
Consider zAAP on zIIP
Beginning with z/OS V1.11, System z Application Assist Processor (zAAP) eligible workloads are enabled to run on System z Integrated Information Processors (zIIPs). This function can enable you to run zIIP- and zAAP-eligible workloads on the zIIP.
See this page about requirements for zAAP on zIIP capability
This capability does not remove the requirement to purchase and maintain one or more general purpose processors for every two zIIP processors on the server
NOTE: Starting with the z13 processors, zAAP specialty engines are no longer supported.