An open source System/370, ESA/390 and 64-bit z/Architecture emulator for Linux, Windows (98, NT, 2000, and XP), Solaris, FreeBSD, and Mac OS X (10.3 and later).

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Hercules System/370, ESA/390, and z/Architecture Emulator
An open source System/370, ESA/390 and 64-bit z/Architecture emulator for Linux, Windows, Solaris, FreeBSD, and Mac OS X.
Fish's Hercules Page
Describes a "Hercules Windows GUI", a graphical user interface (GUI) front-end for Windows, with screenshots and free download. Former mirror site: http://hercgui.pedroramos-si.com/
GCCMVS
A freely available 31-bit C mainframe standalone compiler designed to run on MVS (z/OS back to at least MVS 3.8j), CMS (z/VM and predecessors) and VSE (z/VSE back to DOS/VS R34). Software, documentation and links to related software is available. Site maintained by Paul Edwards.
Hercules S/370, ESA/390 and z/Architecture Systems Emulator
A presentation at SHARE 99, 20 August 2002, San Francisco, California, by Jay Maynard of Global MAINTECH Corp. An overview of running vintage and modern (circa 2002) operating systems under the Hercules emulator. [PDF]
Hercules S/370, ESA/390 and z/Architecture Systems Emulator
A presentation at SHARE 108, 15 February 2007, Tampa, Florida, by Jay Maynard of Savail Consulting, Inc. An overview of running vintage and modern (circa 2007) operating systems under the Hercules emulator. This document includes Powerpoint slides with the presenter's notes. [PDF]
Hercules S/370, ESA/390, and z/Architecture Systems Emulator
A presentation at SHARE 100, 27 February 2003, Dallas, Texas, by Jay Maynard of Global MAINTECH Corp. An overview of running vintage and modern (circa 2003) operating systems under the Hercules emulator [PDF]
Hercules Source Repository - 'Sparrowhawk'
Source code repository containing a historical record of the evolution of the Hercules mainframe virtualization platform, tracking each release from 1999 to the present day.
Hercules Source Repository - 3.xx 'Spinhawk'
Source code repository for the production-quality version (release 3.xx) of the Hercules mainframe virtualization platform.
Hercules Source Repository - 4.x 'Hyperion'
Source code repository for the Hyperion release of Hercules.
Hercules System/370, ESA/390, and z/Architecture Emulator
Documentation repository for the Hercules emulator. Site maintained by Peter Glanzmann.
Hercules System/370, ESA/390, and z/Architecture Emulator
Hercules Mainframe Emulator - Mirror of the former official site, http://www.hercules-390.org/ and source archive - Contains v3.07 binaries and source archives, v3.07 and prior. Maintained by Jan Jaeger.
Hercules: The MVS/380 Project
A presentation at SHARE 112, 5 March 2009, Austin, Texas, by Jay Maynard of Savail Consulting, Inc. Explores the addition of 31-bit architecture into MVS 3.8j. [PDF]
History of IBM Mainframe Operating Systems
A Timeline and Brief Explanation For the IBM System/360 and Beyond including the Hercules Emulator [PDF]
Jason
An integrated graphical front-end to the Hercules S/370, ESA/390 and z/Architecture Emulator. Written by Oleh Yuschuk.
Jay Moseley
Provides instructions on installing and using Hercules, as well as archives of source code, JCL, and instructions on installing and using several of the IBM mainframe operating systems and many language compilers for the System/360-390 family of mainframes.
KICKS
A CICS-like transaction processing system for Hercules. Site includes CICS documentation reference links and a free download.
MVS 3.8 System Documentation
Tommy Sprinkle's MVS 3.8 documentation for Hercules.
MVS 3.8J Technical Resources
Documentation for the Hercules and MVS 3.8 environment on a PC.
MVS 3.8j Tur(n)key 4- System (TK4-)
An update to Volker Bandke's Tur(n)key 3 (TK3) System by Jürgen Winkelmann - OS/VS2 MVS 3.8j Service Level 8505 - Tur(n)key Level 4- Version 1.00, update 08 - Explains how to access the publicly available online demo system as well as a link to the downloadable distribution packages. Original release date: November 2013. Update 08 released: September 26, 2016.
MVS Dynamic Debug Tool
The MVS Dynamic Debug Tool is a client/server debugging tool for MVS 3.8 running under Hercules. Written and supported by Shelby Beach.
MVS Tur(n)key System Version 3 (TK3)
Download links for a ready to install turnkey package consisting of a combination of Hercules and MVS 3.8j (both, circa 2002) and extensive Cookbook documentation. Alternate location to download the TK3 CD: http://www.jaymoseley.com/hercules/downloads/archives/turnkey-mvs-3.zip - Note: TK4- by Jürgen Winkelmann (see above), is a more up to date, turnkey implementation.
MVS/380 - 31-bit MVS - 25 years in the making
The family of freely-available 31-bit mainframe operating systems which currently includes MVS/380, VM/380 and VSE/380. Software, documentation and links to related software is available. Site maintained by Paul Edwards.
MVT for APL Version 2.00
OS/360-MVT 21.8F customized for use with APL\360 Version 1 Modification Level 1 by Jürgen Winkelmann - IBM APL\360 source code is also needed and can be downloaded from http://www.computerhistory.org/atchm/the-apl-programming-language-source-code/
Prycroft Six
MVS 3.8, OS/390 and z/OS program products and technical services including system software development. Includes download links and documentation.
Tim's Hercules Page
Resource links and documentation for Hercules and MVS Turnkey v3 from Tim Pinkawa.
Tur(n)key #3, Hercules, MVS/380, VM/370, VM/380, DocLinks
A page of links to public domain versions of MVS and CMS and supporting software, such as Hercules and terminal emulation software.
Vintage Computer Manuals
Vintage IBM Manuals for MVS/370, VM/370, OS/360. Temporary alternate link: https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/hercules-os380/files/Vintage_Manuals.html
Vintage IBM Hardware and Software
A collection of, and links to resources useful for installing and running public domain IBM emulated hardware and software.
Wikipedia: Hercules emulator
Background, performance and controversy with IBM. [Wikipedia]
Yahoo! Groups : cbt-tape
Discussion on anything related to the CBT-TAPE free user supported IBM mainframe software.
Yahoo! Groups : H390-MVS
Discussion group for users of the MVS Operating System running under Hercules.
Yahoo! Groups : H390-VM
Discussion group for users of the VM Operating System running under Hercules.
Yahoo! Groups : hercules-390
Discussion group for users of the Hercules ESA/390 mainframe emulator
Yahoo! Groups : hercules-os380
Discussion group for users of the OS/380 family of operating systems (MVS/380, VM/380, VSE/380) utilizing a patched version of the Hercules mainframe emulator (enabling MVS 3.8 limited 31-bit capabilities). Includes discussion of C tools adapted for use on all MVS platforms, MVS 3.8 through z/OS as well as all VM platforms.
Yahoo! Groups : turnkey-mvs
Discussion group for users of the Turnkey MVS System utilizing the Hercules mainframe emulator. Warning and disclaimer: Membership in and content posted in this group is strictly monitored. Deviance from the moderators' beliefs and direction may be grounds for expulsion.
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