This IBM® Redpaper publication describes the steps involved in the installation, configuration and implementation of the new Optimized Local Adapters (OLA) support available with WebSphere® Application Server.
A step-by-step approach is used to guide you through the OLA installation and configuration process.
The OLA bi-directional communications functions are presented in detail through the development, deployment and execution phases using three sample application scenarios:
- Modify the existing IBM benchmark application Trade6 to enable it to receive OLA inbound calls from an external application written in C.
- A CICS® Cobol program modified to invoke an EJB™ within the WebSphere Application Server on z/OS® .
- An EJB in the WebSphere Application Server on z/OS invoking a Cobol program in CICS.
Table of contents
Chapter 1. Introduction to OLA
Chapter 2. WebSphere Optimized Local Adapters - Installation and configuration
Chapter 3. WebSphere Optimized Local Adapters-enabled Trade application
Chapter 4. OLA - CICS to EJB in WebSphere
Chapter 5. WebSphere Optimized Local Adapter - Outbound to CICS scenario
Appendix A. Additional material