Revealed! The Next Generation of Distributed CICS

An IBM Redbooks publication

Note: A new draft version of this publication is now available


This IBM Redbooks publication looks at IBM TXSeries for Multiplatforms, which is a premier IBM distributed transaction processing software for business-critical applications. Before discussing distributed transaction processing in general, we introduce the TXSeries for
Multiplatforms Version 6.0 (V6.0).

This book discusses distributed IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS) solutions and how best to develop distributed CICS applications. It also demonstrates enterprise integration with products such as relational database management system (RDBMS), IBM WebSphere MQ, and IBM WebSphere Application Server. In addition, it discusses system customization, reviewing features such as capacity planning, backup and recovery, and high availability.

We discuss troubleshooting in TXSeries. We also provide details about migration from version to version for TXSeries and a migration checklist is included. We demonstrate a sample application that we created called BigBlueBank, its installation, and the server and client side programs. Other topics in this book include application development and system administration considerations.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to IBM distributed CICS products
Chapter 2. Distributed CICS solutions
Chapter 3. Developing distributed CICS applications
Chapter 4. Enterprise integration
Chapter 5. System customization
Chapter 6. Troubleshooting
Chapter 7. TXSeries: Migration to Version 6.0
Chapter 8. The BigBlueBank sample application
Chapter 9. Application development and administration choices
Appendix A. Systems Network Architecture: Configuration details
Appendix B. Additional material


Publish Date
18 September 2006

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