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HiperSockets

An IBM Z mainframe facility that moves data very quickly across multiple server images. It creates the appearance of up to four TCP/IP networks, each independently tunable, within the central processing complex (CPC).
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Using four z990 engines to support two Linux WebFOCUS clients and 20 z990 engines to support one Linux WebFOCUS report server under IBM z/VM software in one LPAR to access DB2 database for z/OS on a different LPAR via Hipersocket, it demonstrated strong WebFOCUS server scalability.
"Stonesoft in combination with the mainframe's Hipersocket technology offers an outstanding combination of throughput and security."
-- Linux Client Driver -- The NEON Client driver has been ported to Linux running on S/390,and has been modified to support the IBM HiperSocket technology for high-speed communications between Linux resident J2EE application servers on S/390 and the OS/390 partition.