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Presentations at GSE UK 2015

Circle Software’s Ezriel Gross will be presenting the following three CICS sessions at Guide Share Europe UK 2015. Come and join us!

CICS Instrumentation Data for Cloud and Mobile (PDF)

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Agenda

  • Background: z/OS as a component of cloud applications
  • A requirement: Wider access to z/OS instrumentation data
  • A general solution: Extract, transform, and load (ETL) to off-host analytics software using IBM Transaction Analysis Workbench for z/OS and the Elastic Stack
  • A specific example: ETL CICS performance data to open-source ELK stack analytics software
  • CICS performance data presented in interactive browser-based dashboards
  • Beyond the dashboard: Deep dive into instrumentation data for z/OS-specific issues

Where to find us?

Tuesday 3rd November
15:15 – 16:00
Hungaroring
Session: GD

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Video: IBM Transaction Analysis Workbench for z/OS – Operations analytics dashboards

CICSPlex SM – A Minimalist Approach (PDF)

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Agenda

The installation and use of CICSPlex SM is becoming more of a requirement as IBM is creating CICS features that rely on its use.  This session will cover the minimum requirements to install and configure a CICSplex.  The functionality of its components such as Single System Image (SSI), Single Point of Control (SPOC), Work Load manager (WLM), Real time Analysis (RTA), Monitor (MON), Business Application Services (BAS) and the Batch Repository Facility (BATCHREP) will be described.  Lastly, the use of the Web User Interface (WUI) and the CICS Explorer will be discussed.

Where to find us?

Wednesday 4th November 09:15 – 10:15
Hungaroring
Session: GF

CICS Introduction and Overview (PDF)

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Agenda

  • What is CICS and Who Uses It
  • Pseudo Conversational Programming
  • CICS Application Services
  • CICS Connectivity
  • CICS Resource Definitions
  • CICS Supplied Transactions
  • CICS Web Services

Where to find us?

Wednesday 4th November
12:00 – 13:00
Suzuka
Session: AJ

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History of CICS