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Application Developers Controlled Distributions (ADCD)

Overview

The Application Developers Controlled Distributions (ADCD) are customized bundles of System z operating systems and related middleware products for the exclusive use of System z product development and support. The ADCDs are periodically updated, typically coinciding with the release of new versions of the operating systems. Use of the ADCDs is restricted to use by qualified members of PartnerWorld who have z/PDT development systems that were obtained through the System z developer discount offering.

The ADCD software stacks are licensed to the specific zPDT system by machine type/model/serial number and cannot be transferred to any other machine. Use of the ADCD software on any other system or software emulator is strictly prohibited and is in violation of the terms and conditions of the license agreement.

ADCD software stacks are available for the z/OS, z/VM, and z/VSE operating systems.

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