The IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for CICS on z/OS interfaces: Displaying VSAM CA/CI split data
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Recently OMEGAMON XE for CICS on z/OS support had a customer, who was having performance degradation problems with VSAM CA/CI split data and inquired about what interfaces are available to display this information.
Also, OMEGAMON II for CICS offers a special kind of help screen for exceptions, called a recommendation screen. This screen offers suggestions for solving the problem that a CICS exception indicates. In addition, it enables you to modify the threshold settings for the exception without having to navigate to another panel.
> PF3 Back PF4 Main Menu PF7 Up PF8 Down
> VCAS -- CA SPLITS HAVE EXCEEDED 1 SINCE LAST VSAM CYCLE
> This message displays the number of times a file has incurred a Control
> Area split (CA Split) since OMEGAMON II last updated its counters which is
> 1) Reorganize the file as soon as possible.
> 2) If splits continue to occur at a frequent rate, consider redefining the
> FREESPACE options to reduce split activity.
> Background information:
> The VSAM command will display the total number of CA splits incurred since
> the file was last reorganized.
> To change VCAS threshold settings, enter the new values over the current
> settings below. To make changes permanent, save your OMEGAMON II profile.