These stand-alone education modules explain, with charts and narration, additional details about different aspects of System z Software Licensing and Pricing.
You have your choice of download format: The EXE format files are self-extracting Flash videos with narration which run in a browser. Executing the EXE file unpacks the Flash archive and launches the recording. The ZIP format files contain a PDF with the charts, an MP3 audio file with the narration, the recording transcript text, and an iPhone-compatible video recording in M4V format. For an accessible version of a module you should download the ZIP file.
Sub-Capacity and the Rolling 4-Hour Average
This 20 minute education module explains how the Sub-Capacity Reporting Tool (SCRT) calculates the MSU values charged for Sub-Capacity products. It explains what the Rolling 4-Hour Average is and gives examples of the different ways that different products in the same LPAR might end up being charged a different number of MSUs.
Defined Capacity and Group Capacity Limits
This 11 minute education module explains how Sub-Capacity customers can use the tools known as Defined Capacity and Group Capacity Limits to control the maximum MSUs charged for the products in an LPAR or set of LPARs.