WebSphere for z/OS V6 Connectivity Handbook

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 28 December 2005

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ISBN-10: 0738492531
ISBN-13: 9780738492537
IBM Form #: SG24-7064-02
(614 pages)

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Authors: Alex Louwe-Kooijmans, Sonpreet Bhatia, Chris Backhouse, Michael Daubman, Denis Gaebler, Mitch Johnson, Edward McCarthy, Bas Otten, Rajesh Ramachandran


This IBM Redbooks publication (re)examines most connectivity scenarios between WebSphere Application Server for z/OS Version 6.01 and other application resources on z/OS and is an extension of and update on the WebSphere for z/OS V5 Connectivity Handbook, SG24-7064 .

This book covers various connectivity scenarios from architecture, application development, and infrastructure points of view. New scenarios are introduced using WebSphere Default messaging, Web services, and SQLJ. We also updated all scenarios with the usage of Rational Application Developer Version 6.

A brief summary of connectivity technology explained in this book is:
-Database access using JDBC and SQLJ
-JMS 1.1 and WebSphere Default messaging
-Calling DB2 Stored Procedures using SOAP
-Bi-directional Web services between WebSphere and CICS
-J2C connectors to CICS and IMS

The technology is explained using sample code, available as additional material for this book.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Accessing DB2 using JDBC
Chapter 2. Accessing DB2 using SQLJ
Chapter 3. Accessing IMS Databases using JDBC
Chapter 4. Messaging
Chapter 5. Introduction to J2EE Connector Architecture
Chapter 6. Developing J2C Applications accessing CICS
Chapter 7. Developing J2C Applications accessing IMS
Chapter 8. Configuring J2C for CTG
Chapter 9. Configuring J2C for IMS Connect
Chapter 10. Introduction to Web Services
Chapter 11. Web Services using SOAP over HTTP
Chapter 12. Web Services using SOAP over JMS
Chapter 13. Integrating WebSphere and DB2 using Web Services
Chapter 14. Connnecting to WebSphere from IMS using SOAP
Chapter 15. Using the RMI-IIOP Protocol

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