CICS Transaction Server from Start to Finish

7 Dec 2011, Redbooks ... In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, we discuss CICS®, which stands for Customer Information Control System. It is a general-purpose transaction processing subsystem for the z/OS® operating system. CICS provides services for running an ...

Modernize Your Application Infrastructure with IBM CICS Tools V5.1

20 Jun 2013, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication shows how CICS® V5.1 Tools can help modernize your CICS applications, making them more portable and improving your audit and rollback facilities. The paper presents you with several scenarios involving a ...

IBM CICS Explorer

17 Dec 2010, Redbooks ... IBM® Customer Information Control System (CICS®) Explorer is the new face of CICS Integration point for CICS tooling with rich CICS views, data, and methods. Are you looking for new ways to accelerate the transfer of knowledge, skills, ...

Extend the CICS Explorer: A Better Way to Manage Your CICS

3 May 2010, Redbooks ... CICS® Explorer™ is the latest significant evolution in the management and analysis of your CICS environment. It is a statement of intent from the CICS Development organization, which is determined to ensure you can manage your CICS estate ...

Using CICS Transaction Gateway, High Availability, and the CICS Explorer

4 Nov 2011, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication describes how the CICS® Explorer™ can be used to aid configuration and administration of the CICS Transaction Gateway for z/OS®. Starting from a basic system configuration, it takes you through the steps to ...

Migration Considerations for CICS Using CICS CM, CICS PA, and CICS IA

18 Oct 2006, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication focuses on CICS Migration to CICS TS 3.1, showing you how the CICS Tools (CICS Configuration Manager, CICS Interdependency Analyzer, and CICS Performance Analyzer) can help you with your migration. Part 1, ...

CICS VR Version 4

27 May 2008, Redbooks ... CICS VSAM Recovery Version 4.2 (CICS VR) can help you to recover CICS and batch VSAM data from physical or logical corruption. CICS VR allows you to recover from errors quickly, reduces the risk that off-line processing might exceed its ...

IBM CICS Performance Series: CICS TS for z/OS V5 Performance Report

4 Aug 2017, Draft Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication gives a broad understanding of several important concepts that are used when describing IBM CICS Transaction Server (TS) for IBM z/OS (CICS TS) performance. This publication also describes many of the ...

Migration to CICS Transaction Server for z/VSE V2.1

10 May 2017, Redbooks ... The IBM® CICS® Transaction Server for z/VSE® (CICS TS for z/VSE) 2.1 provides functions to improve application programming, system programming, system management, and data security and availability. With CICS TS for z/VSE 2.1, you can use ...

The Complete Guide to CICS Transaction Gateway Volume 1 Configuration and Administration

8 Aug 2014, Redbooks ... In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, you will gain an appreciation of the IBM CICS® Transaction Gateway (CICS TG) product suite, based on key criteria, such as capabilities, scalability, platform, CICS server support, application language ...

IBM CICS Performance Series: Web Services Performance in CICS TS V5.3

21 Jan 2016, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication describes a set of benchmarks comparing an IBM CICS® web services workload running in various configuration scenarios. This paper starts with an IBM CICS Transaction Server (CICS TS) V5.2 benchmark running ...

ARCHIVED: Pooled JVM in CICS Transaction Server V3

17 Jun 2015, Redbooks ... NOTE: This book contains information about technologies that have been superseded and it is retained for historical purposes only. IBM CICS Transaction Server (CICS TS) has supported the deployment of Java applications since the 1990’s. ...

IBM CICS Performance Series: CICS TS for z/OS V5 Performance Report

1 Apr 2016, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication gives a broad understanding of several important concepts that are used when describing IBM CICS® Transaction Server (TS) for IBM z/OS® (CICS TS) performance. This publication also describes many of the ...

Cloud Enabling IBM CICS

9 Dec 2014, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication takes an existing IBM 3270-COBOL-VSAM application and describes how to use the features of IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS®) Transaction Server (CICS TS) cloud enablement. Working with the ...

Application Development for IBM CICS Web Services

27 Jan 2015, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication focuses on developing Web service applications in IBM CICS®. It takes the broad view of developing and modernizing CICS applications for XML, Web services, SOAP, and SOA support, and lays out a reference ...

Flexible, High-Performing, Security-Rich, and Scalable Connectivity with CICS Transaction Gateway Products

31 Oct 2013, Solution Guide ... The IBM® CICS® Transaction Gateway (CICS TG) product suite is the flexible, high-performing, security-rich, and scalable connector technology for all CICS servers. CICS TG-based solutions are production proven in customer environments ...

Implementing IBM CICS JSON Web Services for Mobile Applications

19 Sep 2013, Solution Guide ... This IBM® Redbooks® Solution Guide describes the existing and new aspects of IBM CICS® Transaction Server that allow you to move your CICS applications, and business, into the mobile space. This Solution Guide gives you an overview of how ...

Implementing IBM CICS JSON Web Services for Mobile Applications

27 Nov 2013, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides information about how you can connect mobile devices to IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS®) Transaction Server (CICS TS), using existing enterprise services already hosted on CICS, or to ...

Event Processing with CICS

28 Aug 2013, Redbooks ... This completely refreshed IBM Redbooks® publication provides a detailed introduction to the latest capabilities for business event processing with IBM® CICS® V5. Events make it possible to identify and react to situations as they occur, ...

CICS Transaction Gateway V5 The WebSphere Connector for CICS

26 Jun 2009, Redbooks ... The CICS Transaction Gateway (CICS TG) is widely used to provide access to CICS COMMAREA-based programs and 3270 transactions from Java environments. This IBM Redbooks publication shows you how to build a robust CICS TG configuration for a ...

CICS Performance Analyzer

12 Aug 2010, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication targets CICS® Transaction Server V1.3 and V2.2 customers who plan to implement IBM CICS Performance Analyzer. This tool allows you to produce a wide range of reports and extracts to help you tune and manage ...

IBM CICS Performance Series: A Processor Usage Study of Ways into CICS

25 Jan 2013, Redpapers ... The IBM® CICS® Performance Series is a collection of IBM Redpaper™ publications that are focused on the performance of CICS and written by members of the IBM Hursley CICS development community. The topics are chosen based on feedback from ...

CICS Transaction Server Application Architecture

31 Oct 2012, Solution Guide ... IBM® CICS® Transaction Server is a transaction server that primarily runs on IBM System z® mainframes under IBM z/OS®. It controls the interactions between applications and users (from a small number of users to thousands of them). CICS ...

Architect's Guide to IBM CICS on System z

20 Nov 2012, Redbooks ... IBM® CICS® Transaction Server (CICS TS) has been available in various guises for over 40 years, and continues to be one of the most widely used pieces of commercial software. This IBM Redbooks® publication helps application architects ...

Implementation of Popular Business Solutions with CICS Tools

25 Jan 2012, Redpapers ... IBM® CICS® Transaction Server (TS) is the IBM general-purpose transaction processing software for IBM z/OS® meeting the transaction-processing needs of both large and small enterprises. It builds on z/OS and IBM System z® facilities to ...

CICS Web Services Workload Management and Availability

31 Mar 2008, Redbooks ... A key feature of CICS TS V3 is its ability to use CICS to provide an execution environment for Web services applications. This IBM Redbooks publication contains the specific management requirements of such applications and shows how ...

Securing Access to CICS Within an SOA

11 Dec 2006, Redbooks ... With the emergence of service-oriented architecture (SOA), the options for accessing the existing IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS) assets have become more varied than ever. With this variety comes the complexity of securing ...

Exploring Systems Monitoring for CICS Transaction Gateway V7.1 for z/OS

3 Apr 2008, Redbooks ... How can you manage your CICS Transaction Gateway systems on z/OS so as to meet the growing availability and performance requirements of your business? The CICS Transaction Gateway V7.1 provides a wealth of new systems monitoring ...

Threadsafe Considerations for CICS

5 Apr 2012, Redbooks ... Beginning with IBM® CICS® Version 2, applications can run on TCBs apart from the QR TCB, which has positive implications for improving system throughput and for implementing new technologies inside of CICS. Examples of implementing new ...

IBM CICS Performance Series: CICS and VSAM RLS

21 Dec 2012, Redpapers ... The CICS® Performance Series is a collection of IBM® Redpaper™ publications that are focused on the performance of customer information control systems (CICS) and written by members of the IBM Hursley CICS development community. The topics ...

CICS and SOA: Architecture and Integration Choices

26 Mar 2012, Redbooks ... The service-oriented architecture (SOA) style of integration involves breaking an application down into common, repeatable services that can be used by other applications (both internal and external) in an organization, independent of the ...

IBM CICS Performance Series: CICS, DB2, and Thread Safety

31 Jul 2012, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication highlights the findings of a study about the factors that affect the performance of IBM CICS® transactions that access IBM DB2® resources through the CICS DB2 attachment facility. Most of the study used the ...

Introduction to CICS

28 Aug 2017, Courses ... Without knowing it, you’ve probably interacted with CICS already today. Perhaps you checked your bank balance or bought a bagel for breakfast? CICS is used by enterprises to provide the services that the world depends on, but you may have ...

Extending a CICS web application using JCICS

15 May 2017, Courses ... This course provides Java application developers with a step-by-step guide to CICS Java development, demonstrating how to access common CICS resources using the JCICS API. Topics covered include: Fundamentals of using the JCICS ...

Developing a RESTful Web application for Liberty in CICS

13 Feb 2017, Courses ... This course provides a step-by-step guide for creating a simple RESTful Java application, then deploying it into WebSphere Liberty running in IBM CICS Transaction Server. Topics covered include: Concepts and terms used in Java and ...

IBM CICS Performance Series: A CPU Utilization Study of Java EE applications running in CICS TS V5.3

20 Jul 2016, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication is a study of the performance of a Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) application that is hosted by an IBM CICS® Transaction Server for z/OS® (CICS) V5.3 Liberty JVM server that uses the standard ...

IBM CICS Performance Series: CICS TS V5.3 Benchmark on IBM z13

15 Jan 2016, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication documents the performance characteristic benchmarks of two high-transaction rate IBM CICS® Transaction Server for IBM z/OS® workloads: The first workload executes on a single IBM z13™ logical ...

IBM CICS Interdependency Analyzer

8 Dec 2015, Redbooks ... The IBM® CICS® Interdependency Analyzer (CICS IA®) is a runtime tool for use with IBM CICS Transaction Server for z/OS®. CICS IA allows both system programmers and application developers to get an understanding of the relationships and ...

A Software Architect's Guide to New Java Workloads in IBM CICS Transaction Server

21 Jan 2015, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redpaper Redbooks® publication introduces the IBM System z® New Application License Charges (zNALC) pricing structure and provides examples of zNALC workload scenarios. It describes the products that can be run on a zNALC logical ...

IBM CICS and the JVM server: Developing and Deploying Java Applications

15 Jul 2013, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides information about the new Java virtual machine (JVM) server technology in IBM CICS® Transaction Server for z/OS® V4.2. We begin by outlining the many advantages of its multi-threaded operation over ...

IBM CICS Performance Series: Effective Monitoring for CICS Performance Benchmarks

17 Feb 2015, Redpapers ... The aim of this paper is to show tools and techniques that can be used to understand the performance characteristics of an IBM® CICS® performance benchmark. It describes why it is important to understand whether other work on your systems ...

Java Connectors for CICS: Featuring the J2EE Connector Architecture

21 Mar 2002, Redbooks ... What is the best method for connecting a Java application to CICS? There are a wealth of options that are available, ranging from using the Java class libraries that are shipped with the CICS Transaction Gateway (CTG), to using the Common ...

From code to deployment: Connecting to CICS from WebSphere for z/OS

20 Feb 2003, Redpapers ... In March 2002, WebSphere Application Server V4.0.1 for z/OS introduced support for the J2EE Connector Architecture, and with this support comes a whole new way of connecting to enterprise systems like CICS and IMS. This Redpaper shows how ...

CICS Transaction Server for VSE/ESA: CICS Web Support

27 Nov 2000, Redbooks ... CICS Web Support (CWS) is a new function in CICS Transaction Server for VSE/ESA 1.1.1. CWS first became available in OS/390 with CICS TS 1.2, and was enhanced in Release 1.3. This 1.3 functionality was ported to CICS TS for VSE/ESA ...

WebSphere for z/OS to CICS and IMS Connectivity Performance

1 May 2006, Redpapers ... The objective of this IBM Redpaper is to help you understand the performance implications of the different connectivity options from WebSphere Application Server for IBM z/OS to CICS or IMS. This paper is intended to be a companion to ...

Implementing CICS Web Services

9 Oct 2007, Redbooks ... The Web services support in CICS Transaction Server Version 3.1 enables your CICS programs to be Web service providers or requesters. CICS supports a number of specifications including SOAP Version 1.1 and Version 1.2, and Web services ...

Introduction to CICS Dynamic Scripting

30 Jun 2011, Redbooks ... IBM® CICS® Transaction Server Feature Pack for Dynamic Scripting embeds and integrates technology from WebSphere® sMash into the CICS TS V4.1 run time, helping to reduce the time and cost of CICS application development. The Feature Pack ...

IBM CICS Scalability: New Features in V4.2

19 Sep 2011, Redpapers ... CICS® Transaction Server is the IBM® general-purpose transaction processing software for z/OS®. It is a powerful application server that meets the transaction-processing needs of both large and small enterprises. It builds on z/OS and ...

IBM CICS Performance Series: CICS TS V4.2 and Java Performance

29 Mar 2012, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication reviews performance-related changes introduced in IBM CICS® TS V4.2 that support Java. The paper describes in particular the use of multi-threaded JVM server environments and the support of 64-bit Java 6.0.1 ...

CICS Transaction Gateway for z/OS Version 6.1

21 May 2006, Redbooks ... The CICS Transaction Gateway (CICS TG) is used widely to provide access to CICS programs from Java environments. It provides the IBM implementation of the J2EE Connector Architecture (JCA). This IBM Redbooks publication introduces the new ...

Considerations for CICS Web Services Performance

20 May 2009, Redbooks ... The Web services support in CICS® Transaction Server Version 3 enables your CICS programs to be Web service providers or requesters. CICS supports a number of specifications including SOAP Version 1.1 and Version 1.2, and Web services ...

Implementing CICS Web Services

12 Nov 2008, Redbooks ... Today more and more companies are embracing the principles of on demand business by integrating business processes end-to-end across the company and with key partners, enabling them to respond flexibly and rapidly to new circumstances. The ...

Developing Web Services Using CICS, WMQ, and WMB

23 Sep 2007, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication provides a practical demonstration of how to develop applications that take advantage of CICS Web services facilities. This book can be viewed as a follow-on from the IBM Redbooks publication Application ...

IBM CICS Event Processing: New Features in V4.2

9 Dec 2011, Redpapers ... IBM® CICS® Transaction Server for z/OS® Version 4.1 made it possible to support event processing for business applications. Event processing can help the business community to gain insight into how their business processes are performing. ...

Architecting Java solutions for CICS

3 Apr 2017, Courses ... This course presents the compelling reasons for developing Java applications in CICS Transaction Server. The course covers the various usage models of Java applications in CICS, along with an explanation of the technologies ...

IBM CICS and Liberty: What You Need to Know

15 Mar 2017, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication, intended for architects, application developers, and system programmers, describes how to design and implement Java web-based applications in an IBM CICS® Liberty JVM server. This book is based on IBM CICS ...

CICS and DevOps: What You Need to Know

12 Jan 2016, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides an example approach of an agile IT team that implements development and operations (DevOps) capabilities into an IBM CICS® application. Several tools are used to show how teams can achieve ...

IBM CICS Performance Series: Comparing Type 2 and Type 4 JDBC Driver Performance with IBM CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V5.2 Liberty JVM server

28 Aug 2015, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication is a study of the performance of a Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) application that is hosted by an IBM CICS® Transaction Server for z/OS® (CICS) V5.2 Liberty Java virtual machine (JVM) server ...

Using IBM CICS Transaction Server Channels and Containers

21 Mar 2015, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the new channels and containers support in IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS®) Transaction Server V5.2. The book begins with an overview of the techniques used to pass data between ...

A View into the New Java Workloads in CICS Transaction Server

7 Nov 2014, Solution Guide ... This IBM® Solution Guide introduces the IBM System z® New Application License Charge (zNALC) pricing structure and examples of zNALC workload scenarios, which is the focus of this book. This guide describes the products that can be run on ...

Using XML on z/OS and OS/390 for Application Integration

27 Nov 2001, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication will help you to understand how to integrate XML technology with business applications on z/OS. We start by providing a brief tutorial on XML, describing the advantages of its use. We explain its positioning, ...

SOAP Message Size Performance Considerations

28 Aug 2007, Redpapers ... This IBM Redpaper publication examines performance when using different SOAP message sizes in CICS Web Services. We used a preexisting basic Web Services environment with no message handlers or header handlers. Using WebSphere Studio ...

Developing Connector Applications for CICS

28 Apr 2009, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication focuses on application development using the CICS Transaction Gateway V7 programming interfaces for access to CICS, including Java, JCA, C, and .NET client development. This Redbooks publication also includes ...

IBM CICS System Management: New Features in Version 4.2

23 Jan 2012, Redpapers ... CICS® Transaction Server (CICS TS) is the IBM® general-purpose transaction processing software for z/OS®. It is a powerful application server that meets the transaction-processing needs of both large and small enterprises. It builds on ...

Leveraging CICS Events with an ESB

9 Aug 2010, Redbooks ... There are many reasons to use an enterprise service bus (ESB) as the event bus: Transformation: Function that transforms the incoming event by translating or splitting it Enrichment: Function that enriches the content ...

Smarter Banking with CICS Transaction Server

22 Apr 2010, Redbooks ... It goes without saying that 2009 was a year of unprecedented change in global banking. The challenges that financial institutions are facing require them to cut costs but also to regain trust and improve the service that they provide to an ...

Gaining Insight into IBM CICS Systems with Events

8 Nov 2011, Redpapers ... Increasing challenges have put an even greater demand on enterprises around the world. These challenges include requirements on business compliance, governance with financial transparency, information privacy, and process control. However, ...

Securing CICS Web Services

2 Dec 2008, Redbooks ... Securing access to information is important to any business, especially for business-critical systems that manage sensitive data, as is often the case for systems based on IBM® Customer Information Control System (CICS®). Security becomes ...

IBM Cloud Provisioning and Management for z/OS: CICS Scenario

17 Nov 2016, Redpapers ... In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, we show you a cloud services scenario on IBM z/OS®. In the scenario, we show you how to perform the following tasks: Subscribe to a service to provision an IBM CICS® system. Assign ...

Removing Barriers Between Devs and Ops teams with IBM CICS Transaction Server

19 Feb 2016, Solution Guide ... To speed the release of new applications and updates, the IT industry is seeking to apply agile and lean principles to development and deployment. At the core of these principles is eliminating wasted work, breaking down artificial ...

Modernizing Your Business Applications with IBM CICS and Liberty

15 Feb 2016, Solution Guide ... This IBM® Redbooks® Solution Guide provides the information necessary for you to understand IBM WebSphere® Application Server V8.5.5 Liberty (Liberty) within IBM CICS® Transaction Server (CICS TS) V5.3. With this understanding, you can ...

New Ways of Running Batch Applications on z/OS: Volume 1 CICS Transaction Server

31 Oct 2013, Redbooks ... Mainframe computers play a central role in the daily operations of many of the world's largest corporations. Batch processing is still a fundamental, mission-critical component of the workloads that run on the mainframe. A large portion of ...

Managing Enterprise-wide Deployment of IBM Explorer for z/OS or CICS Explorer

10 Jan 2014, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication describes the set of features that IBM clients use to simplify deployment of the IBM Explorer products in their operating environments. This enables them to give different levels of control to the system ...

z/OS Identity Propagation

28 Sep 2011, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication explores various implementations of z/OS® Identity Propagation where the distributed identity of an end user is passed to z/OS and used to map to a RACF® user ID, and any related events in the audit trail ...

How Walmart Became a Cloud Services Provider with IBM CICS

22 Apr 2016, Redbooks ... The world has changed. With the new cloud options, enterprises no longer must rely on only their IT organization to meet their computing needs. Business units now have options that were not available just a few years ago. They can get some ...

Modernizing Applications with WebSphere eXtended Transaction Runtime

28 Nov 2012, Redpapers ... IBM® WebSphere eXtended Transaction Runtime V2.1 is an addition to the IBM Transaction Processing capabilities. This product provides a fast, scalable, and reliable transaction processing experience. Many customers have invested much time ...

IBM CICS Performance Series: FiTeq Authenticator Benchmark

11 Aug 2014, Redpapers ... FiTeq is an IBM® Business Partner that specializes in fraud prevention technologies for the payments industry. This IBM Redpaper™ publication records the methodologies and results of a performance benchmark using the FiTeq Authenticator, ...

Performance Considerations and Measurements for CICS and System Logger

7 Dec 2003, Redpapers ... This Redpaper describes the interactions between IBM CICS and z/OS System Logger in order to achieve a well-tuned environment between the two subsystems. This paper describes the tools available to capture the performance data, how to ...

WebSphere V5 for Linux on zSeries Connectivity Handbook

8 Jul 2004, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication discusses Linux-based Java applications connecting to z/OS and VSE backend environments on zSeries. This book describes the implementation and deployment of Websphere Application Server, Java frontend ...

WebSphere on z/OS - Optimized Local Adapters

9 Sep 2009, Redpapers ... 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 ...

CICS System Manager in the WUI as the Principle Management Interface

16 Nov 2007, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication reviews the CICSPlex® SM Web User Interface (WUI). We first give an overview of CICSPlex SM and the WUI. In Chapter 2, "CICSPlex SM installation" on page 13, we show an installation for first time users of ...

The Next Generation of Distributed IBM CICS

3 Jun 2015, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes IBM TXSeries® for Multiplatforms, which is the premier IBM distributed transaction processing software for business-critical applications. Before describing distributed transaction processing in ...

Updating Rules for COBOL Generated Code to Use CICS Channels and Containers

10 Sep 2009, Redpapers ... IBM® WebSphere® ILOG Rules for COBOL generates a COBOL sub-program from the rules that have been externalized and managed in the ILOG Rules Repository. The externalization of business rules provides benefit to your business, as well as ...

IMS Version 11 Technical Overview

27 Oct 2009, Redbooks ... IMS™ provides leadership in performance, reliability and security to help you implement the most strategic and critical enterprise applications. IMS also keeps pace with the evolving IT industry. Information Management System Version 11 ...

Smarter Banking, Horizontal Integration, and Scalability

11 Jun 2010, Redguides ... Today’s economies and commodity markets are swinging rapidly, barriers to global competition are disappearing, and empowered customers are changing preferences and expectations faster than businesses can respond. Historically, banking ...

WebSphere MQ in a z/OS Parallel Sysplex Environment

23 Oct 2002, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication looks at the latest enhancements to WebSphere MQ for z/OS and shows how you can make use of the z/OS Parallel Sysplex to improve throughput and availability of your message-driven applications. It helps you ...

Considerations for Multisite Sysplex Data Sharing

8 Aug 2008, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication provides a broad understanding of the considerations to keep in mind when you implement IBM z/OS sysplex data sharing across geographically distributed sites. This is a relatively new technology with many ...

Integrating Back-end Systems with WebSphere Application Server on z/OS through Web Services

24 Oct 2008, Redbooks ... Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) requires a new way of looking at integration between subsystems. The primary subsystems of interest on z/OS are CICS, IMS, and DB2. There are many ways to integrate WebSphere Application Server on z/OS ...

Creating IBM z/OS Cloud Services

8 Feb 2016, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication discusses the real world experience of an enterprise that developed and implemented IBM z/OS® cloud services. This book shares the experience of a team at Walmart Technology, Walmart Stores, Inc.® and some ...

IBM Problem Determination Tools for z/OS

27 Jan 2013, Redbooks ... IBM® Problem Determination (PD) Tools consists of a core group of IBM products that are designed to work with compilers and run times to provide a start-to-finish development solution for the IT professional. This IBM Redbooks® publication ...

Enabling z/OS Applications for SOA

18 Jun 2009, Redbooks ... The objective of this IBM® Redbooks® publication is to demonstrate ways of enabling existing applications and data on z/OS® for integration into a service-oriented architecture (SOA). The focus is on solutions using Web Services as the ...

e-business Solutions for VSE/ESA

1 Jun 2000, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication describes the e-business options available to VSE customers to open their VSE environments to the e-business world. It offers a broad understanding of 2-tier and 3-tier solutions and of the products you need ...

WebSphere for z/OS Connectivity Architectural Choices

22 Dec 2004, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication illustrates the architectural choices you have when designing an information technology (IT) infrastructure with IBM WebSphere Application Server for z/OS and one or more back-end systems. This book shows ...

WebSphere for z/OS V6 Connectivity Handbook

27 Dec 2005, Redbooks ... 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 ...

J2C Security on z/OS

6 Nov 2006, Redpapers ... This paper describes security options of IBM WebSphere Application Server and Enterprise Information Systems (EIS) when using J2EE Connector Architecture (J2C) connectors. We cover the following topics: J2EE Connector Security Security ...

IBM z/OS V2R1 Communications Server TCP/IP Implementation Volume 4: Security and Policy-Based Networking

10 Feb 2016, Redbooks ... For more than 40 years, IBM® mainframes have supported an extraordinary portion of the world's computing work, providing centralized corporate databases and mission-critical enterprise-wide applications. IBM System z®, the latest ...

An End-to-End SOA Integration Scenario using IBM WebSphere Process Server on z/OS

5 Mar 2009, Redpapers ... This paper demonstrates an end-to-end SOA integration scenario on z/OS® following a simple business scenario. The paper discusses the architecture, introduces the products used and describes how the scenario was developed. Key products ...

z/OS Diagnostic Data Collection and Analysis

22 Aug 2005, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication describes problem diagnosis fundamentals and analysis methodologies for the z/OS system. It provides guidelines for the collection of relevant diagnostic data, tips for analyzing the data, and techniques to ...

System z on the Go: Accessing z/OS from Smartphones

10 Jun 2010, Redbooks ... In this IBM® Redbooks® publication we demonstrate that it is possible to combine the traditional strengths of the mainframe to manage large volumes of data and run business transactions with the Web 2.0 paradigm. We can get simpler ...

System z Parallel Sysplex Best Practices

11 Jan 2011, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication pulls together diverse information regarding the best way to design, implement, and manage a Parallel Sysplex® to deliver the levels of performance and availability required by your organization. This book ...

ACI Worldwide's BASE24-eps V6.2: A Supplement to SG24-7268

19 Dec 2007, Redpapers ... In this paper, we document our configuration findings from an implementation scenario that we performed from the IBM® Redbooks® publication, A Guide to Using ACI Worldwides BASE24-es on z/OS, SG24-7268 . We based this Redpaper on a ...

Revealed! The Next Generation of Distributed CICS

25 Apr 2006, Redpapers ... This IBM Redpaper provides a high-level introduction to TXSeries® for Multiplatforms V6. In this Redpaper we describe the value proposition of this product and how you can use it to build robust enterprise middleware solutions. We cover ...

Patterns: Integrating WebSphere ILOG JRules with IBM Software

24 Feb 2011, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes how the IBM WebSphere® ILOG JRules product can be used in association with other IBM middleware products to deliver better solutions. This book can help architects position a business rule ...

IBM z/OS Continuous Delivery

17 Aug 2016, Redpapers ... Consumer expectations rose with the advent of the digital age, and are likely to continue to rise as technologies continue their advancement. The adoption of agile methods and new approaches to delivering business applications that use ...

IBM z/OS V2R1 Communications Server TCP/IP Implementation Volume 1: Base Functions, Connectivity, and Routing

4 May 2015, Redbooks ... For more than 40 years, IBM® mainframes have supported an extraordinary portion of the world's computing work, providing centralized corporate databases and mission-critical enterprise-wide applications. IBM System z®, the latest ...

Parallel Sysplex Application Considerations

31 Oct 2004, Redbooks ... This IBM IBM Redbooks publication introduces a top-down architectural mindset that extends considerations of IBM z/OS Parallel Sysplex to the application level, and provides a broad understanding of the application development and ...

e-business Cookbook for z/OS Volume II: Infrastructure

11 Jul 2002, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication is the second volume in the "e-business Cookbook for z/OS" series. It is intended for System Programmers involved in setting up and configuring an environment to run Java-based e-business applications on z/OS ...

IBM Application Development and Problem Determination Tools V7 for System z: Application Performance Analyzer, Debug Tool Utilities and Advanced Functions, Fault Analyzer, File Export, File Manager, and Workload Simulator

6 Jun 2007, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication introduces the IBM Application Development and Problem Determination Tools V7. The tools covered are: - IBM Application Performance Analyzer for z/OS Version 1 Release 1 - IBM Debug Tool for z/OS Version 7 ...

Supporting On Demand Business Applications with the IBM Problem Determination Tools (APA, DT, DT with Advanced Facilities, FA, File Export, FM, WS)

21 Sep 2006, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication introduces the IBM Problem Determination and Deployment Tools for z/OS and OS/390. The tools covered are: -> IBM Application Performance Analyzer for z/OS Version 1 Release 1 -> IBM Debug Tool for z/OS ...

Connecting Enterprise Applications to WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus

12 Feb 2008, Redbooks ... Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) promises a great leap forward in the re-use of applications by simplifying application composition. The technology that simplifies application composition is Service Component Architecture (SCA). SCA is ...

IBM z/OS V2R1 Communications Server TCP/IP Implementation Volume 3: High Availability, Scalability, and Performance

7 Apr 2017, Redbooks ... For more than 40 years, IBM® mainframes have supported an extraordinary portion of the world's computing work, providing centralized corporate databases and mission-critical enterprise-wide applications. IBM System z®, the latest ...

IBM z/OS V2R1 Communications Server TCP/IP Implementation Volume 2: Standard Applications

17 Dec 2013, Redbooks ... For more than 40 years, IBM® mainframes have supported an extraordinary portion of the worlds computing work, providing centralized corporate databases and mission-critical enterprise-wide applications. IBM System z®, the latest generation ...

Exploring WebSphere Studio Enterprise Developer V5.1.2

10 May 2005, Redbooks ... Faced with enormous pressures to do more with less, companies need a more productive, enterprise-level, integrated development tool. IBM WebSphere Studio Enterprise Developer Version 5.1.2 is the solution to this problem. This IBM Redbooks ...

High Availability in WebSphere Messaging Solutions

2 May 2010, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication is for anyone needing to increase WebSphere® messaging availability, especially people interested in the new capabilities of WebSphere MQ and WebSphere Message Broker. It discusses and demonstrates solutions ...

IBM WebSphere MQ V7.1 and V7.5 Features and Enhancements

28 Feb 2013, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication is divided into four parts: Part 1 introduces message-oriented middleware and the WebSphere® MQ product. It explains how messaging technologies are implemented in WebSphere MQ and shows how to get started ...

Security on IBM z/VSE

19 Nov 2011, Redbooks ... One of a firm's most valuable resources is its data: client lists, accounting data, employee information, and so on. This critical data has to be securely managed and controlled, and simultaneously made available to those users authorized ...

OS/390 e-business Infrastructure: IBM Websphere Application Server 1.2 Customization and Usage

27 Aug 2000, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication will help you understand, configure, and use the IBM WebSphere Application Server 1.2 for OS/390. The material for the book was developed using OS/390 R8 and the IBM HTTP Server 5.2 for OS/390. This book is ...

Implementing and Managing APPC Protected Conversations

4 Feb 2007, Redbooks ... APPC Protected Conversation is a function provided by the operating system to exploiters running on z/OS. This function improves data integrity in distributed processing environments by enabling participation in the two-phase commit ...

Installing WebSphere Studio Application Monitor V3.1

26 Jul 2005, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication is for installers of IBM WebSphere Studio Application Monitor for Multiplatforms, including performance analysts, WebSphere administrators, and technical managers. Our goal is to provide a useful overview ...

Set Up Security and Integration with the DataPower XI50z for zEnterprise

20 Dec 2011, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication discusses the new IBM WebSphere® DataPower® Integration Appliance XI50 for zEnterprise™ that bridges the gap between mainframe and distributed. The DataPower XI50z (a multifunctional appliance) within the ...

IBM IMS Version 12 Technical Overview

25 Oct 2011, Redbooks ... IBM® Information Management System (IMS™) provides leadership in performance, reliability, and security to help you implement the most strategic and critical enterprise applications. IMS also keeps pace with the IT industry. IMS, ...

Benefits of Configuring More Memory in the IBM z/OS Software Stack

18 Feb 2017, Redpapers ... Significant performance benefits can be realized by increasing the amount of memory that is assigned to various functions in the IBM® z/OS® software stack, operating system, and middleware products. IBM DB2® and IBM MQ buffer pools, dump ...

WebSphere for z/OS V5 JVM Dump and Heap Analysis Tools

7 Mar 2005, Redpapers ... This IBM Redpaper describes problem analysis tools for the WebSphere for z/OS production environment: - Svcdump.jar - HeapRoots - Dumpviewer GUI and jformat To analyze heap-related issues such as OutOfMemoryError and other crashes, as ...

Systems Programmer's Guide to Resource Recovery Services (RRS)

5 Feb 2007, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication gives you a broad understanding of the Resource Recovery Services (RRS) environment. RRS provides a global syncpoint manager that any resource manager on z/OS can exploit. It enables transactions to update ...

Building the Operational Data Store on DB2 UDB Using IBM Data Replication, WebSphere MQ Family, and DB2 Warehouse Manager

18 Dec 2001, Redbooks ... Many companies across a host of industries are looking at cross-functional business processes to provide better customer-centric services. Companies want to understand and react faster to the immediate concerns of a customer by improving ...

Co-locating Transactional and Data Warehouse Workloads on System z

3 Dec 2010, Redbooks ... As business cycles speed up, many customers gain significant competitive advantage from quicker and more accurate business decision-making by using real data. For many customers, choosing the path to co-locate their transactional and ...

Topics on Version 7 of IBM Rational Developer for System z and IBM WebSphere Developer for System z

2 Feb 2009, Redbooks ... IBM® Rational® Developer for System z® speeds the development of traditional mainframe, Web, and composite applications and accelerates the development of your Web applications, traditional COBOL and PL/I applications, Web services, and ...

IBM Application Development and Problem Determination

10 Oct 2008, Redbooks ... The Problem Determination toolset, or PD Tools for short, consists of a core group of IBM® products designed to work in conjunction with compilers and run times to provide a start-to-finish development solution for the IT professional. ...

Decision Automation on IBM System z with IBM WebSphere Operation Decision Management V7.5

31 Dec 2012, Solution Guide ... This IBM® Redbooks® Solution Guide describes how IBM WebSphere® Operation Decision Management for z/OS® V7.5 can help organizations maintain and modernize the applications that implement their core business processes.assets. This solution ...

IBM System z in a Mobile World: Providing Secure and Timely Mobile Access to the Mainframe

26 Nov 2014, Redbooks ... Today, organizations engage with customers, business partners, and employees who are increasingly using mobile technology as their primary general-purpose computing platform. These organizations have an opportunity to fully embrace this ...

Using IBM z/OS WLM to Measure Mobile and Other Workloads

25 Oct 2016, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication discusses the need to monitor and measure different workloads, especially mobile workloads. It introduces the workload classification capabilities of IBM z Systems™ platforms and helps you to understand how ...

Transaction Processing: Past, Present, and Future

29 Sep 2012, Redguides ... The role of IT is becoming more prominent in people’s daily lives and we are becoming increasingly dependent on computers. More and more business transactions are being automated, for example, ordering a book at an online bookstore or ...

e-business Cookbook for z/OS Volume I: Technology Introduction

6 Aug 2002, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication is the first volume in the "e-business Cookbook for z/OS" series. It provides an overview of e-business and how it relates to zSeries and its z/OS operating system. The technology portfolio on z/OS in the ...

Modernization with IBM WebSphere eXtended Transaction Runtime

13 Nov 2012, Solution Guide ... IBM® WebSphere® eXtended Transaction Runtime (WXTR) is a distributed online transaction processing (OLTP) environment to host COBOL and C applications with IBM WebSphere Application Server on AIX®. It enables modernization and extension of ...

Flexible Decision Management with Business Rules on IBM z Systems

26 Jun 2015, Redbooks ... The IBM® Operational Decision Manager product family provides value to organizations that want to improve the responsiveness and precision of automated decisions. This decision management platform on IBM z/OS® provides comprehensive ...

IBM z13 for Mobile Applications

13 Jan 2015, Solution Guide ... In today’s mobile era, over 10 billion devices are accessing information. Enterprises are challenged with integrating new mobile services with existing organizational processes, without sacrificing the client’s experience. Approximately ...

Real-time Fraud Detection Analytics on IBM System z

11 Apr 2013, Redbooks ... Payment fraud can be defined as an intentional deception or misrepresentation that is designed to result in an unauthorized benefit. Fraud schemes are becoming more complex and difficult to identify. It is estimated that industries lose ...

Implementing an ESB using IBM WebSphere Message Broker V6 and WebSphere ESB V6 on z/OS

17 Apr 2007, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication is designed for IT architects and IT specialists that are dealing with IBM WebSphere Message Broker and IBM WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) solutions. This book illustrates how to configure an ESB ...

IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager Family Installation, Configuration, and Basic Usage

22 Jan 2008, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the IBM Tivoli® Composite Application Manager (ITCAM) family of products. The Composite Application Manager family currently consists of: - IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for ...

Enterprise Java Monitoring on z/OS with OMEGAMON: A Practical Guide to Managing JVM Performance on z/OS

23 Feb 2017, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication will help you install, tailor, and configure IBM OMEGAMON® for JVM on IBM z/OS®. You can use OMEGAMON to recognize and resolve problems in monitoring Java resources on z/OS, including within IBM CICS®, IBM ...

Reliable Analytics by Using IBM z13

13 Jan 2015, Solution Guide ... Analytics projects mainly draw on mainframe-based transactional data. However, in the last two decades, analytics solutions have been deployed as departmental applications, based on very specific business needs of the requesting ...

System z Mean Time to Recovery Best Practices

22 Mar 2010, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides advice and guidance for IBM z/OS® Version 1, Release 10 and subsystem system programmers. z/OS is an IBM flagship operating system for enterprise class applications, particularly those with high ...

Getting Started on Integrating Your Information

10 Feb 2003, Redbooks ... Integration solutions incorporate one or more elements of process, application, user interface, and information integration. Coping with the information explosion now requires information integration, a class of middleware which lets ...

Systems Programmer's Guide to: z/OS System Logger

29 Mar 2012, Redbooks ... The z/OS System Logger is a function provided by the operating system to exploiters running on z/OS. The number of exploiters of this component is increasing, as is its importance in relation to system performance and availability. This ...

IBM z/OS Mainframe Security and Audit Management Using the IBM Security zSecure Suite

18 Aug 2011, Redbooks ... Every organization has a core set of mission-critical data that must be protected. Security lapses and failures are not simply disruptions—they can be catastrophic events, and the consequences can be felt across the entire organization. As ...

Improving z/OS Application Availability by Managing Planned Outages

22 Dec 2014, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication is intended to make System Programmers, Operators, and Availability Managers aware of the enhancements to recent releases of IBM z/OS® and its major subsystems in the area of planned outage avoidance. It is ...

Domino 6 for z/OS - Tuning Tips

20 May 2003, Web Doc ... This summary of tuning tips for Domino 6 on z/OS is derived from IBM Redbooks publication ...

Experiences with Oracle Solutions on Linux for IBM System z

27 May 2009, Redbooks ... Linux® for System z® offers many advantages to customers who rely upon the IBM® mainframe systems to run their businesses. Linux for System z takes advantage of the qualities of service in the System z hardware and in z/VM® , making it a ...

IBM z/OS Parallel Sysplex Operational Scenarios

29 May 2009, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication is a major update to the Parallel Sysplex® Operational Scenarios book, originally published in 1997. The book is intended for operators and system programmers, and is intended to provide an understanding of ...

IBM System z in a Mobile World

21 Feb 2014, Solution Guide ... Today, mobile transactions are important to hospital staff collaborating on patient care, supply chain managers optimizing responsiveness to sales orders, and anyone that uses a mobile banking app. Because nearly 70% of all enterprise ...

Using MQSeries for VSE

26 Jan 2005, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication will help you get started with MQSeries for VSE V2R1.2. It explores why and how to use MQSeries with the VSE operating system and shows why MQSeries is more than just another queuing system. This book is meant ...

Hybrid Cloud Data and API Integration: Integrate Your Enterprise and Cloud with Bluemix Integration Services

19 Feb 2016, Redbooks ... IBM® Hybrid Integration Services is a set of hybrid cloud capabilities in IBM Bluemix™ that allows businesses to innovate rapidly while, at the same time, providing IT control and visibility. It allows customers to quickly and easily build ...

Rethink Your Mainframe Applications: Reasons and Approaches for Extension, Transformation, and Growth

4 May 2013, Redpapers ... Today there are new and exciting possibilities available to you for creating a robust IT landscape. Such possibilities include those that can move current IT assets into the twenty-first century, while supporting state-of-the-art new ...

Introducing the IBM 2074 Control Unit

6 Sep 2000, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication explains the design and use of the IBM 2074 Control Unit, based on ITSO experience with an early version of the 2074. A 2074 can be used with any S/390 operating system; however, this document discusses only ...

Patterns: Extended Enterprise SOA and Web Services

18 Jan 2006, Redbooks ... Service-oriented architecture (SOA) promotes the ability to communicate with external enterprises. But what are the issues in creating these Extended Enterprise communications? This IBM IBM Redbooks publication addresses these issues for ...

A Deep Blue View of DB2 Performance: IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for DB2 Performance Expert on z/OS

3 May 2006, Redbooks ... IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for DB2 Performance Expert on z/OS represents the effort on converging OMEGAMON XE for DB2 and DB2 Performance Expert into one product that retains the best features of each. This new tool gives you a single, ...

e-business Cookbook for z/OS Volume III: Java Development

15 Aug 2002, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication is the third volume of a series entitled e-business Cookbook for z/OS. It is intended for Application Developers and Application Development Infrastructure Specialists who need to develop Web applications for ...

z/OS Traditional Application Maintenance and Support

23 Jun 2011, Redbooks ... In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, we attempt to provide fresh insight into a problem domain that, in the authors’ opinions, has been pushed to the back burner of technology writing for far too long—the domain of z/OS® (traditional) ...

IMS 12: The IMS Catalog

20 Sep 2012, Redpapers ... This document provides a description of the IBM® IMS™ catalog and the way it can be used to expand and consolidate the information about IMS databases and their metadata. The IMS catalog is an optional system database, available with IMS ...

Fraud Detection Blueprint on IBM System z

13 Sep 2013, Solution Guide ... Payment fraud can be defined as an intentional deception or misrepresentation that results in an unauthorized benefit. Fraud schemes are becoming more complex and difficult to identify. It is estimated that industries lose billions of ...

DB2 for z/OS Stored Procedures: Through the CALL and Beyond

21 Feb 2006, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication helps you design, install, manage, and tune stored procedures with DB2 for z/OS. Stored procedures can provide major benefits in the areas of application performance, code re-use, security, and integrity. DB2 ...

IMS 12 Selected Performance Topics

8 Jan 2013, Redbooks ... IBM® Information Management System (IMS™) provides leadership in performance, reliability, and security to help you implement the most strategic and critical enterprise applications. IMS, IMS utilities, and IMS tools continue to evolve to ...

Decision Management with IBM WebSphere Operational Decision Management

16 Nov 2012, Solution Guide ... This IBM® Redbooks® Solution Guide describes how to build a decision management solution with IBM WebSphere® Operational Decision Management V8 that can be incorporated into a business process management ...

XML Processing on z/OS

16 Dec 2009, Redbooks ... XML plays an increasingly important part in today’s business automation systems. Service-oriented architecture (SOA), enterprise service bus (ESB) and other modern architectures all build upon XML. Each year more industries migrate their ...

Automated Conversions to IBM DB2 for z/OS

5 Apr 2013, Solution Guide ... Business agility is essential to client success in the fast-paced, competitive, and highly regulated global business climate of today. To grow and thrive, clients must effectively adopt and apply modern techniques (including analytics) to ...

DB2 9 for z/OS Stored Procedures: Through the CALL and Beyond

17 Feb 2011, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication helps you design, install, manage, and tune stored procedures with DB2® 9 for z/OS® . Stored procedures can provide major benefits in the areas of application performance, code re-use, security, and ...

A Guide to Using ACI Worldwide's BASE24-es on z/OS

5 Aug 2006, Redbooks ... In this IBM Redbooks publication we explain how to use the ACI BASE24-es product on z/OS. BASE24-es is a payment engine utilized by the financial payments industry. Failure in a financial payments environment is a high-visibility customer ...

Patterns: Implementing Self-Service in an SOA Environment

20 Feb 2006, Redbooks ... The Patterns for e-business are a group of proven, reusable assets that can be used to increase the speed of developing and deploying Web applications. This IBM Redbooks publication focuses on the use of service-oriented architecture and ...

IMS and VSAM replication using GDPS

19 Nov 2014, Solution Guide ... What is GDPS® Active/Active? What are the benefits? This IBM® Redbooks® Solution Guide publication will answer these questions and discuss the link between the business need and the technology. For more information, see the IBM Redbooks ...

DB2 UDB for z/OS: Design Guidelines for High Performance and Availability

8 Jan 2006, Redbooks ... Conducting business via the Web and remaining open for business 24 hours a day, seven days a week is now commonplace. Customers come in with unexpected workloads through the Web and operate in a self-service fashion with mostly ...

Determining Structure Size Impact of CF Level Changes

12 May 2003, Web Doc ... This tip provides a methodology for accurately sizing the changes in a CF structure's storage requirements as a result of a change in CF ...

IBM Application Development and Problem Determination Tools for z/OS and OS/390

31 Jul 2005, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication introduces the IBM Problem Determination and Deployment Tools for z/OS and OS/390 . The tools covered are: - IBM Application Monitor for z/OS, Version 2, Release 1 - IBM Debug Tool for z/OS, Version 5, ...

z/OS Getting Started: WebSphere Process Server and WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus V6

31 Jan 2007, Redbooks ... WebSphere Process Server and WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus for z/OS enable your organization to run the latest service-oriented architecture (SOA) and Service Component Architecture (SCA) applications on your z/Series hardware. This ...

Summary of Key Functions in z/OS V2.1

9 Oct 2014, Solution Guide ... This IBM® Redbooks® Solution Guide describes IBM z/OS® V2R1, the latest release of the z/OS operating system. This release provides current hardware support for the zEC12 and zBC12 servers, batch modernization features, enhancements to ...

Journaling - Common Remote Journal Questions

12 Jun 2009, Web Doc ... Remote journal users often have questions about their remote journal environments. This article shares tips on how to easily answer some of the most common remote journal questions on IBM i. Written by: Peg Levering IBM i ...

Improve Design and Deployment of Processes Using IBM Business Process Manager V8.0

11 Apr 2013, Solution Guide ... IBM® Business Process Manager is a BPM (business process management) platform that helps process participants gain enterprise-wide visibility of business processes, so that improvements can be made quickly by those who know the processes ...

IBM WebSphere Message Broker and Microsoft .NET in Midmarket Solutions

8 Nov 2012, Solution Guide ... IBM® WebSphere® Message Broker is a lightweight, advanced enterprise service bus (ESB) that enables the integration of data sources from a wide range of platforms across service-oriented architecture environments (SOA) and non-SOA ...

Ultimate Security with the IBM z13

13 Feb 2015, Solution Guide ... There are benefits to using the IBM® z13™ cryptographic hardware. It supports the use of Central Processor Assist for Cryptographic Functions (CPACF) and Crypto Express5S through in-kernel crypto APIs and the libica cryptographic functions ...

Securing the IBM Mainframe

27 Mar 2015, Solution Guide ... Cybercrime is a sophisticated activity. It is no longer a playing field for “script-kiddies” trying to get access to systems and servers for fun, and it is not about quick hacks to get in and get out quickly. It is now about real ...

Linux on System z: An Ideal Platform to Migrate Your IT Workload

26 Jun 2014, Solution Guide ... There are many reasons why you might want to optimize your servers through virtualization using Linux on IBM® System z®: Too many distributed physical servers with low utilization A lengthy provisioning process that ...

The Value and Benefits of IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Running on IBM System z

26 Nov 2014, Solution Guide ... New technologies, such as Hadoop, use a map/reduce paradigm that enables parallel processing of massive volumes of differently structured data that is spread across potentially hundreds and thousands of nodes. This breaks down the analysis ...

Simplifying Mainframe Data Access with IBM InfoSphere System z Connector for Hadoop

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Development of Advanced Applications with IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty Profile

23 Jun 2015, Solution Guide ... Introduces the WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Liberty profile solution for developing the advanced applications and gives an overview of the Liberty profile and its ...

How to Design an IBM BPM Solution

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