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Event Processing with CICS

Event Processing with CICS

By: Rufus Credle; Mark Cocker; Jenny He; Marianne Mena Heltborg; Manuela Mandelli; Catherine Moxey; Anthony Papageorgiou; Jackie Scott

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 14-AUG-2013

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This completely refreshed IBM Redbooks® publication provides a detailed introduction to the latest capabilities for business event processing with IBM® CICS® V5. Events make it possible to identify and react to situations as they occur, and an event-driven approach, where changes are detected as they happen, can enable an application or an Enterprise to respond in a much more timely fashion. CICS event processing support was first introduced in CICS TS V4.1, and this IBM Redbooks® publication now covers all the significant enhancements and extensions which have been made since then. CICS...

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IBM CICS and the JVM server: Developing and Deploying Java Applications

IBM CICS and the JVM server: Developing and Deploying Java Applications

By: Chris Rayns; George Bogner; Tony Fitzgerald; Elisabetta Flamini; Jun Hua Gao; Ivan D Hargreaves; Phil Wakelin; Hongtao Wen; Bei Chun Zhou

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 24-JUN-2013

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides information about the new Java virtual machine (JVM) server technology in IBM CICS® Transaction Server for z/OS® V4.2. We begin by outlining the many advantages of its multi-threaded operation over the pooled JVM function of earlier releases. The Open Services Gateway initiative (OSGi) is described and we highlight the benefits OSGi brings to both development and deployment. Details are then provided about how to configure and use the new JVM server environment. Examples are included of the deployment process, which takes a Java application from the...

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IBM CICS Explorer

IBM CICS Explorer

By: Chris Rayns; George Bogner; Nicholas Bingell; Gordon Keehn; Lisa Fellows; Tommy Joergensen; Erhard Woerner

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 17-DEC-2010

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IBM® Customer Information Control System (CICS®) Explorer is the new face of CICS Integration point for CICS tooling with rich CICS views, data, and methods. Are you looking for new ways to accelerate the transfer of knowledge, skills, and best practices to the next generation of technical staff and experts? Do you need to maintain productivity and protect service-levels? CICS Explorer™ and System z® lead the way to platform simplification. IBM CICS Explorer has a common, intuitive, Eclipse-based environment for architects, developers, administrators, system programmers, and operators....

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Implementing IBM CICS JSON Web Services for Mobile Applications

Implementing IBM CICS JSON Web Services for Mobile Applications

By: Rufus Credle; Andy Armstrong; Chris Atkinson; Russell Bonner; Geoff Pirie; Inderpal Singh; Nigel Williams; Matthew Wilson; Mark Woolley

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 27-NOV-2013

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides information about how you can connect mobile devices to IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS®) Transaction Server (CICS TS), using existing enterprise services already hosted on CICS, or to develop new services supporting new lines of business. This book describes the steps to develop, configure, and deploy a mobile application that connects either directly to CICS TS, or to CICS via IBM Worklight® Server. It also describes the advantages that your organization can realize by using Worklight Server with CICS. In addition, this Redbooks...

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Architect's Guide to IBM CICS on System z

Architect's Guide to IBM CICS on System z

By: Phil Wakelin; Ahmed Farrag; Steve Hobson; Manuel Jaen; Tommy Joergensen; Thiago Rotta

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 20-NOV-2012

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IBM® CICS® Transaction Server (CICS TS) has been available in various guises for over 40 years, and continues to be one of the most widely used pieces of commercial software. This IBM Redbooks® publication helps application architects discover the value of CICS Transaction Server to their business. This book can help architects understand the value and capabilities of CICS Transaction Server and the CICS tools portfolio. The book also provides detailed guidance on the leading practices for designing and integrating CICS applications within an enterprise, and the patterns and...

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CICS and SOA: Architecture and Integration Choices

CICS and SOA: Architecture and Integration Choices

By: Chris Rayns; Mark Cocker; Regis David; Subhajit Maitra; Dan Millwood; Ian Mitchell; Phil Wakelin; Nigel Williams

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2012

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The service-oriented architecture (SOA) style of integration involves breaking an application down into common, repeatable services that can be used by other applications (both internal and external) in an organization, independent of the computing platforms on which the business and its partners rely. In recent years CICS® has added a variety of support for SOA and now provides near seamless connectivity with other IT environments. This IBM® Redbooks® publication helps IT architects to select, plan, and design solutions that integrate CICS applications as service providers and...

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Threadsafe Considerations for CICS

Threadsafe Considerations for CICS

By: Chris Rayns; George Bogner; Philip Hale; Em James; Peter Klein; John Tilling

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 05-APR-2012

Insert Date: 20-SEP-2013

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Beginning with IBM® CICS® Version 2, applications can run on TCBs apart from the QR TCB, which has positive implications for improving system throughput and for implementing new technologies inside of CICS. Examples of implementing new technologies include using the IBM MVS™ Java virtual machine (JVM) inside CICS and enabling listener tasks written for other platforms to be imported to run under CICS. The newest release, CICS Transaction Server for z/OS® (CICS TS) V4.2, includes scalability enhancements so that you can perform more work more quickly in a single CICS system. The...

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IBM Tools: CICS Performance Analyzer V1.2

IBM Tools: CICS Performance Analyzer V1.2

By: Eugene Deborin

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 15-JAN-2003

Insert Date: 29-OCT-2012

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This IBM Redbooks publication is primarily intended for CICS Transaction Server V1.3 and V2.2 customers who plan to implement IBM CICS Performance Analyzer in order to produce a wide range of reports and extracts that will help to tune and manage CICS systems. We start with an overview of CICS-provided tools and utilities that help you gather and analyze performance data. We then introduce the CICS Performance Analyzer product and provide a detailed explanation of various report-generating options. We show how to import the extracted performance data into DB2 and into spreadsheets for...

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IBM Tools: CICS Performance Monitor V1.1

IBM Tools: CICS Performance Monitor V1.1

By: Chris Rayns; Simon Calthrop; George Bogner; Ken Ray; Rob Jones; Joe Sewell

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 30-APR-2003

Insert Date: 22-OCT-2012

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This IBM Redbooks publication is primarily intended for CICS Transaction Server V1.3 and V2.2 customers who plan to implement IBM CICS Performance Monitor in order to help identify and fix problems with their CICS systems. The book starts with an overview of CICS provided tools and utilities that help gather and analyze performance data. Then CICS Performance Monitor is introduced and a detailed description is provided of the Installation of both CICS PM and CICSPlex SM, followed by and introduction to the CICS PM GUI interface and the CICSPlex SM web user interface. The second part of the...

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CICS Performance Analyzer

CICS Performance Analyzer

By: Chris Rayns; Shirley Collins; Eugene Deborin; Peter Klein; Greg Todaro; Mark Todd; Norbert Verbestel

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 01-DEC-2003

Insert Date: 17-SEP-2012

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication targets CICS® Transaction Server V1.3 and V2.2 customers who plan to implement IBM CICS Performance Analyzer. This tool allows you to produce a wide range of reports and extracts to help you tune and manage CICS systems. The first part of this book begins with an overview of CICS-provided tools and utilities that help you gather and analyze performance data. Then it introduces the CICS Performance Analyzer product and its various report generating options. It also shows you how to import the extracted performance data into spreadsheets for further...

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CICS Performance Monitor Release 2

CICS Performance Monitor Release 2

By: Chris Rayns; Paul Carruthers; Grant Shayler; Daniel Waber

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 22-JAN-2004

Insert Date: 17-SEP-2012

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This IBM Redbooks publication updates the CICS PM Release 1 book with enhancements that come with Release 2. Historical data capture is added, as well as additional functionality in the GUI. We also look at the enhancements of the underlying Web User Interface region. This book is intended primarily for CICS Transaction Server V2.2 customers who plan to implement IBM CICS Performance Monitor V1.2 . The book starts with an overview of tools and utilities provided by CICS that help you gather and analyze performance data. We then introduce the CICS Performance Monitor, providing an overview...

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CICS Transaction Gateway for z/OS Version 6.1

CICS Transaction Gateway for z/OS Version 6.1

By: Colin Alcock; Steven Day; Tommy Joergensen; Rob Jones; Phil Wakelin; Nigel Williams

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 22-MAY-2006

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The CICS Transaction Gateway (CICS TG) is used widely to provide access to CICS programs from Java environments. It provides the IBM implementation of the J2EE Connector Architecture (JCA). This IBM Redbooks publication introduces the new facilities of the CICS TG for z/OS V6.0 and V6.1, which provide improvements in the areas of transactional integration, systems management, performance, security, and ease of use. Included in this book are a set of configuration scenarios for a variety of different deployment topologies for integrating J2EE applications on WebSphere Application Server...

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CICS Transaction Server V3R1 Channels and Containers Revealed

CICS Transaction Server V3R1 Channels and Containers Revealed

By: Chris Rayns; Pietro De Angelis; Steve Burghard; Dave Carey; Scott Clee; Peter Klein; Erhard Woerner

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 15-SEP-2006

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This IBM Redbooks publication discusses the new channels and containers support in CICS Transaction Server 3.1. It provides an overview about techniques used to pass data between applications running in CICS and their constraints. It provides information, which allows CICS to fully comply with emerging technology requirements in terms of sizing and flexibility.This book discusses about application design and implementing channels and containers from an application programmers point of view. It provides examples to show how to evolve channels and containers from COMMAREAs. It explains the...

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Revealed! The Next Generation of Distributed CICS

Revealed! The Next Generation of Distributed CICS

By: Chris Rayns; Antonella Bertoletti; Iain Boyle; Yu Dong Kai; Nigel Eaton; Dan Litwin; Ken Ray; Hariharan Venkitachalam

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 18-SEP-2006

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This IBM Redbooks publication looks at IBM TXSeries for Multiplatforms, which is a premier IBM distributed transaction processing software for business-critical applications. Before discussing distributed transaction processing in general, we introduce the TXSeries for Multiplatforms Version 6.0 (V6.0).This book discusses distributed IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS) solutions and how best to develop distributed CICS applications. It also demonstrates enterprise integration with products such as relational database management system (RDBMS), IBM WebSphere MQ, and IBM WebSphere...

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Migration Considerations for CICS Using CICS CM, CICS PA, and CICS IA

Migration Considerations for CICS Using CICS CM, CICS PA, and CICS IA

By: Chris Rayns; Em James; Graham Hannington; Hannah Macleod; Kenneth Meredith; Jennifer Nott; Adrian Simcock

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 19-OCT-2006

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This IBM Redbooks publication focuses on CICS Migration to CICS TS 3.1, showing you how the CICS Tools (CICS Configuration Manager, CICS Interdependency Analyzer, and CICS Performance Analyzer) can help you with your migration.Part 1, "Introduce CICS TS 3.1 and the CICS Tools” on page1, gives an overview of the new functionality available in CICS TS 3.1 and an overview of the CICS Tools individually.Part 2, "Migration” on page111, looks at migration, discussing migration considerations and CICS TS 3.1 exploitation. It also looks at three migration scenarios:- Migrating CICS TS 2.3 CSD to CICS...

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Securing Access to CICS Within an SOA

Securing Access to CICS Within an SOA

By: Chris Rayns; Tony Delmenico; Peter Havercan; Mary Rees; Steven Webb; Rob Weiss

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 12-DEC-2006

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With the emergence of service-oriented architecture (SOA), the options for accessing the existing IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS) assets have become more varied than ever. With this variety comes the complexity of securing these assets. This IBM Redbooks publication is intended for IT architects who are involved in the process of selecting, planning, and designing a secure SOA solution that makes use of CICS assets.This book introduces SOA and the options available for transforming CICS assets into SOA solutions. It then discusses the principles of security, followed by the...

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Developing Web Services Using CICS, WMQ, and WMB

Developing Web Services Using CICS, WMQ, and WMB

By: Chris Rayns; David Carey; Andrew Gardner; Jenny Nott; Adrian Simcock

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 12-SEP-2007

Insert Date: 25-JAN-2012

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This IBM Redbooks publication provides a practical demonstration of how to develop applications that take advantage of CICS Web services facilities. This book can be viewed as a follow-on from the IBM Redbooks publication Application Development for CICS Web Services, SG24-7126-00, with the addition of using modern tooling techniques. Because we are creating a new application, we follow the bottom-up approach described in Application Development for CICS Web Services, SG24-7126-00. Although not a requirement, we highly recommend that you review that publication for a much deeper discussion of...

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Implementing CICS Web Services

Implementing CICS Web Services

By: Nigel Williams; Luis Aused Lopez; Robert Herman; Mike Ebbers; Grant Ward Able; Paolo Chieregatti; Tommy Joergensen; Steve Wall

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 10-OCT-2007

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The Web services support in CICS Transaction Server Version 3.1 enables your CICS programs to be Web service providers or requesters. CICS supports a number of specifications including SOAP Version 1.1 and Version 1.2, and Web services distributed transactions (WS-Atomic Transaction).This IBM Redbooks publication will help you configure the CICS Web services support for both HTTP and WebSphere MQ based solutions. We show how Web services can be used to integrate J2EE applications running in WebSphere Application Server with COBOL programs running in CICS.It begins with an overview of Web...

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CICS System Manager in the WUI as the Principle Management Interface

CICS System Manager in the WUI as the Principle Management Interface

By: Chris Rayns; Gordon Keehn; Adrian Ray; John Dobler; Daniel Donnelly

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 16-NOV-2007

Insert Date: 16-JAN-2012

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication reviews the CICSPlex® SM Web User Interface (WUI). We first give an overview of CICSPlex SM and the WUI. In Chapter 2, "CICSPlex SM installation" on page 13, we show an installation for first time users of CICSPlex SM and the WUI for CICSPlex SM V3.2. Chapter 3, "CICSPlex SM migration" on page 55, concentrates on how to migrate to CICSPlex SM V3.2. We discuss the migration best practices and show a migration step-by-step. This book also reviews the default menus delivered with the CICSPlex SM WUI and describes scenarios where these views could be used. We...

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Designing and Programming CICS Applications

Designing and Programming CICS Applications

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 31-JUL-2000

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Designing and Programming CICS Applications targets a diverse audience. It introduces new users of IBM's mainframe (OS/390) to CICS features. It shows experienced users how to integrate existing mainframe systems with newer technologies, including the Web, CORBA, Java, CICS clients, and Visual Basic; as well as how to link MQSeries and CICS. Users learn not only how to design and write their programs, but also how to deploy their applications....