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DASD Expectations The 3380, 3880-23, and MVS/XA

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000148757D
Original Publication Date: 1985-Jul-10
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2007-Mar-30
Document File: 68 page(s) / 2M

Publishing Venue

Software Patent Institute

Related People

Friesenborg, Siebo: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

Washington Systems Center Gaithersburg, MD Technical Bulletin DASD Expectations: The 3380, 3880-23, and MVSIXA Siebo Friesenborg Ray Wicks GG22-9363-02 July loth, 1985 The information contained in this document has not been submitted to any formal 1BM test and is distributed on an "as is" basis without any warranty either expressed or implied. The use of this information or the implementation of any of these techniques is a customer responsibility and depends on the customer's ability to evaluate and inte- grate them into the customer's operational environment. While each item may have been reviewed by IBM for accuracy in a specific situation, there is no guarantee that the same or similar results will be obtained elsewhere. Customers attempting to adapt these techniques to their own environments do so at their own risk. In this document, any references made to an IBM licensed program are not intended to state or imply that only IBM's licensed program may be used; any functionally equiv- alent program may be used instead.

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Washington Systems Center Gaithersburg, MD Technical Bulletin

DASD Expectations:

The 3380, 3880-23, and MVSIXA

Siebo Friesenborg

Ray Wicks

 GG22-9363-02 July loth, 1985

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The information contained in this document has not been submitted to any formal 1BM test and is distributed on an "as is" basis without any warranty either expressed or implied. The use of this information or the implementation of any of these techniques is a customer responsibility and depends on the customer's ability to evaluate and inte- grate them into the customer's operational environment. While each item may have been reviewed by IBM for accuracy in a specific situation, there is no guarantee that the same or similar results will be obtained elsewhere. Customers attempting to adapt these techniques to their own environments do so at their own risk.

In this document, any references made to an IBM licensed program are not intended to state or imply that only IBM's licensed program may be used; any functionally equiv- alent program may be used instead.

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Third Edition (April, 1985)

This edition contains a discussion of the basic 3380, 3380D, 33808, and the 3880-23. The discussion of the 3350 and 3880-13 has been eliminated. Model changes hiive been made to improve the accuracy of the results. Additionally, a new chapter on large capacity DASD has been included.

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