This page provides information about services and tools for migrating to goal mode.
Workload Manager (WLM) goal mode conversion
Integrated Technology Services in the United Kingdom (UK) provides a goal mode conversion service as shown below. You can get further information from your IBM representative or contact Tony Palfreyman, Senior IT Specialist, Tel. +44 1926 464147, or Denise Powell, Manager - Performance and Testing Services, Tel. +44 1707 363179. Please note that this service as described in the pdf file below is offered in the UK only.
Description of Conversion Service (22KB)
View the presentation of our service and find out about the benefits of Goal Mode Conversion
Planning and migration
| Documents and presentations
Compatibility to Goal Mode Migration Considerations (29KB)
This presentation considers naming conventions, IEAIPSxx and IEAOPTxx parameters, mode changes, DUMPSRV, service definition version management, and enqueues.
The Washington Systems Center's Sample Service Definition
This sample service definition is intended to give examples of various WLM constructs.
Cheryl Watson's Articles, including "Why Go to Goal Mode?" and "Getting to Goal Mode"
Cheryl Watson's WLM Quickstart Service Definition
This document contains basic goals that can serve as an example for installations just starting to define their own WLM Service Definition.
Running in goal mode
Workload Management Overview (131KB)
This presentation answers the following questions: What is WLM? What are the externals? How do I use it? What are the benefits?
WLM Operational Considerations (58KB)
This presentation considers WLM structure, customization requirements, functionality levels, ISPF administration application, console commands, policy management, and systems management.
Understanding WLM RMF Reports (51KB)
Goal Mode Migration Aid
This presentation considers RMF/SMF data, generating RMF reports, and understanding RMF data.
The WLM for z/OS and OS/390 Goal Mode Migration Aid is no longer available.