SDK lets developers use Java on z/OS® platform.

Press Release Summary:



Java 2 Technology Edition v5 31-bit SDK contains re-engineered Java 2 virtual machine at SDK 5 level for z/OS® platform and IBM Just-in-Time compiler. Designed to be compliant with Sun SDK 5 APIs, software development kit delivers scalable solution that enables use of z/OS® Application Assist Processors. Kit supports Java application programming, XML, system authorization facility, and cryptography.



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IBM 31-bit SDK for z/OS, Java 2 Technology Edition, V5 Lets Application Developers Use Java on z/OS



31-bit SDK for z/OS, Java 2 Technology Edition, V5:

Delivers a comprehensive Java 2 SDK at the SDK 5 level for the z/OS platform
Supports testing and deploying Java applications in a 31-bit environment

For ordering, contact:
Your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: LE001).

Overview

31-bit SDK for z/OS®, Java(TM) 2 Technology Edition, V5 delivers an SDK at the Java 2 technology level, designed to be compliant with the Sun SDK 5 APIs. With 31-bit SDK for z/OS®, Java 2 Technology Edition, V5 you can:
Test and deploy Java applications in a 31-bit environment
Continue the "write once, run anywhere" Java paradigm
Use the System z9(TM) and zSeries® Application Assist Processors (zAAPs) available on z9-109, z990, and z890 servers
Leverage traditional zSeries® benefits: scalability, reliability, availability, and serviceability
The program will be available from the IBM zSeries Java Web site and on tape from IBM Software Delivery and Fulfillment (SDF).

For additional information about zSeries Java programs, visit
http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/zseries/software/java/

Key prerequisites
Hardware: This program runs on the following System z9 and zSeries servers or equivalents:
z9-109
z990
z890
z900
z800
Software: z/OS V1.6 (5694-A01) or z/OS.e V1.6 (5655-G52), or later

Planned availability dates
November 30, 2005, via the zSeries Java Web site
http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/zseries/software/java/
December 16, 2005, via SDF

Description

31-bit SDK for z/OS, Java 2 Technology Edition, V5 is a Java SDK that contains a re-engineered Java 2 virtual machine at the SDK 5 level and the IBM Just-in-Time (JIT) compiler. The program is a key building block for developing on demand applications.
31-bit SDK for z/OS, Java 2 Technology Edition, V5 is compliant with the Java SDK 5 compatibility test and is designed to deliver the stability, service, and scalability you expect from a zSeries program.

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