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The presentation and playback of the last z/VSE Live Virtual Class (LVC) is now available on our education web page (held on March 10, 2015).
The topic was "Analyzing CICS TS SOS Problems in z/VSE".
Besides the presentation and playback you may also download the document "How to Determine CICS Wait Time from CICS Trace".
You may download them here .
From time to time it is necessary to upgrade the microcode of your IBM Storage (ECKD/SCSI disk or tape).
For ECKD storage I recommend to shutdown the z/VSE system before you upgrade the microcode.
For Fibre-Channel-attached SCSI disks concurrent microcode upgrade is not supported.
z/VSE with the latest service level supports concurrent microcode upgrade for IBM tape storage . Please consult your device documentation for details. We recommend to take the tape units offline (z/VSE OFFLINE command) prior to the microcode... [More]