This redbook is a guide for implementing virtual concurrent copy and DFSMSdss SnapShot. These new functions are available with RAMAC SnapShot for MVS/ESA Version 1.2 in combination with DFSMSdss and SPE to DFSMS/MVS Version 1.3 and 1.4.
It is written for IBM and customer personnel who want detailed technical and operational guidance on implementation in a variety of environments.
Recommendations for implementing SnapShot in batch jobs, and in conjunction with DB2, IMS, DFSMShsm, and SAP, are included.
Implementing DFSMSdss SnapShot and Virtual Concurrent Copy updates and adds to the information presented in Implementing SnapShot, SG24-2241.