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IBM CICS Performance Analyzer for z/OS

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Gain insight with comprehensive analysis and flexible reporting

IBM® CICS® Performance Analyzer for z/OS® is a powerful off-line reporting tool to help you tune and manage your CICS systems. System programmers, performance analysts and developers can use reports and plug-in views. These tools help to identify and eliminate the causes of online performance issues, tune CICS systems for optimal performance, and analyze trends for capacity planning and performance bottlenecks.


Track Monitor and measure transaction performance from the perspective of transaction flow.
Identify See potential sources of performance bottlenecks using performance wait-analysis reports.
Analyze Report on and understand performance measurements for problem determination and resolution. Mitigate service-level risks.

IBM CICS Performance Analyzer for z/OS features

Performance and statistics data collection Collect and use data from CICS® and all connected sub-systems including IBM® Db2®, IBM IMS™ and IBM WebSphere® MQ. All metrics in CICS Transaction Server are supported, including the metrics for application and platform. Historical Database (HDB) provides a flexible and easy-to-use facility for collecting and managing historical performance data.
Comprehensive performance reporting and analysis Use Performance Analyzer to help evaluate CICS system efficiency, eliminate system bottlenecks, and proactively tune system performance including threadsafe analysis. Transaction profiling functions provide trend analysis and highlight changes in key performance metrics. And, available distribution reports help your service-level management team identify out-of-line transactions.

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Flexible plug-in for CICS Explorer
Leverage IBM CICS Performance Analyzer access to performance data, statistics, and statistics alerts for custom report filters and graphical and tabular views for deep analysis. Contextual integration with other plug-ins adds insight and speeds task completion for a broad set of data needs.
Intuitive interface Performance Analyzer shares the CICS Explorer® interface, including application-centric views, customizable sheet views, in-depth analysis, powerful navigation, data filtering, and more.

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Modified date:
01 October 2020