by Jon Baez and Colleen Lhota
CICS Transaction Server for z/OS (CICS TS) V5.1 delivers operational efficiency and service agility with cloud enablement. It is a transaction processing solution for high-volume updates to shared data. For more than 40 years, it has helped companies create, extend and evolve mission-critical applications.
IBM Education Assistant provides CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V5.1 videos on the following topics:
Upgrading to CICS TS V5.1 - Learn how to easily upgrade to CICS TS V5.1 using CICS Tools. In this demo, upgrading resolves a performance problem due to a storage alert.
Deployment Analysis in CICS V5.1 - Learn how to identify the root cause of problems in your CICS environment. In this demo, CICS tools are used to identify and fix the cause of abends in a CICS region.
Managing Platforms in CICS V5.1, a tutorial- Learn how to easily manage your platforms and respond quickly to changing business requirements. In this demo, a region is added to increase application availability.
Developing Applications - See how Modern Batch applications can be developed in an Eclipse environment using the CICS Explorer SDK and the CICS TS Feature Pack for Modern Batch.
Export Configuration - In 2 minutes, learn the steps required to take the application developed in the previous video and enable it to be run.
Runtime - This video demonstrates key functions of the CICS TS Feature Pack for Modern Batch, including error handling. Learn to submit or schedule batch jobs via the WebSphere Application Server Jobs Scheduler.
Threadsafe, for greater capacity:
Becoming Threadsafe in CICS - Learn how to make your transactions threadsafe using CICS Tools. Consolidate your workload to fewer regions, increase capacity, and cut costs.
Creating Web Applications with Liberty:
Application demo - How to create and deploy a Java application into a CICS Cloud. Package application resources together; and deploy and manage them as a single entity.
Existing Topology Platform demo - Creating a CICS cloud platform from an existing topology, using CICS TS V5.1 and CICS Explorer V5.1.1.
New Topology Platform demo - Creating a CICS cloud platform with a new topology, using CICS TS V5.1 and CICS Explorer V5.1.1.
Using Business Rules with CICS for greater agility:
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