Getting started with CICS TX

Understanding CICS TX and having quick start scenarios help you to unlock the value of CICS TX.

Understanding CICS TX

Overview explains the value and architecture of CICS TX. Key concepts explains the terms that are used in CICS, in cloud environments, and in CICS TX specifically.

Quick Start scenarios

Use the scenarios to help you understand how to deploy and configure CICS TX Standard or CICS TX Advanced in different environments.

Table 1.
Scenario CICS TX Standard CICS TX Advanced
Load a CICS TX container on Docker, open a port to connect to the container through a 3270-terminal, deploy a simple CICS COBOL application on the CICS TX container and run the application by using a 3270 terminal. Getting started with a CICS COBOL application Getting started with a CICS COBOL application
Deploy CICS TX on a container and verify the deployment by running the CICS installation verification program Deploying CICS TX Standard on a Docker container Deploying CICS TX Advanced on a Docker container
Deploy CICS TX Standard on a Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform by using the CICS TX operator and verify the deployment by running the CICS installation verification program. Deploying CICS TX Standard on OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) Deploying CICS TX Advanced on OpenShift Container Platform (OCP)