Other Names:

VM/370
VM/ESA

Categories:

Operating System

Status:

 Active

Vendor:

IBM

Platforms:

z/VM  

Short Description:

Hypervisor and operating system
 

Detail:

IBMs premier high-end hypervisor and operating system. Often used to host multiple z/Linux guest systems, but can host any System z mainframe operating system, including z/OS, z/VSE, and even z/VM itself. Can also run applications in its own right under its supplied CMS (Conversational Monitor System) guest.

Originally released as VM/370 in 1972. Renamed to z/VM in 2000. Also marketed as z/VM SDO (Service Delivery Offering), bundling z/VM with other software such as VM System DDR (DASD Dump Restore).

Product IDs:

  • z/VM 6.x Product ID: 5741-A07
  • z/VM 5.x Product ID: 5741-A05
  • z/VM SDO 4.x Product ID: 5741-A04
  • z/VM 4.x Product ID: 5739-A03
  • z/VM SDO 3.x Product ID: 5654-A20
  • z/VM 3.x Product ID: 5654-A17
  • VM/ESA 2.x SDO Product ID: 5654-026
  • VM/ESA 2.x Product ID: 5654-030
  • VM/370 1.x Product ID: 5749-010

Entry last updated: 02-Jan-2013

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