Checkout this latest article at Z Mainframe Zone.com for OMEGAMON XE for CICS on z/OS
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Christopher Walker of the OMEGAMON XE for CICS on z/OS development team recently penned an outstanding article, "OMEGAMON XE for CICS on z/OS V5.1: Providing an Integrated Monitoring Infrastructure," which was picked up by Z Mainframe Zone.com, that highlighted among other things, the monitoring enhancements for the OMEGAMON XE for CICS on z/OS latest release, v5.1.0. The original article appeared in June/July issue of the Enterprise Tech Journal.
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In addition to describing the monitoring enhancements, Walker cited several improvements that focus on configuration and maintenance of the OMEGAMON products and how they improve the time-to-value and reduce the time spent keeping the monitoring environment up-to-date. For example, the simplified infrastructure, a shared address space for the e3270ui is used by all OMEGAMON products rather than individual address spaces per-product, per-LPAR. Also, the enhanced configuration tooling, that instead of configuring each monitoring product individually, the PARMGEN method lets a user define the monitoring run-time environment and indicate which products they wish to include in that environment in a single operation. And finally, the Self-Describing Agents (SDAs), an SDA-enabled agent, for example, OMEGAMON XE for CICS on z/OS v5.1.0, can provide all the application support data needed to be deployed onto the other components of the Tivoli monitoring environment.
Great job Chris!