CICS Connections Workspace

The CICS Connections workspace provides an overview of DB2 thread activity originating from connected CICS subsystems. It provides information on a connection level about all CICS subsystems identified to DB2.

This workspace is comprised of the following views:

CICS Connections Summary (table view)
Lists thread status details, including the components of the Thread Usage chart and thread utilization data.
Thread Usage (bar chart)
Shows the counts of currently active pool threads, pool threads that are waiting because the maximum has been reached, and active threads for this CICS connection (including entry and pool threads).

Based on the information that this workspace provides, you can recommend changes, set up situations, and verify that your recommended changes improve system performance.