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CICS Presentations at Share Providence 2017 (+FREE HANDOUTS)

Circle Software is proud to announce our award-winning speaker Ezriel Gross is presenting the following presentations at Share Providence 2017

CICS Liberty Profile: Java on the Mainframe in Sixty Minutes – Session Number: 20986 – HANDOUTS

Monday, August 07, 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM

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It’s a no brainer. Write it in Java and you can run it on a specialty processor. Run it on a specialty processor and you can save yourself a lot of money. In this presentation we will cut through to the heart of the matter and give you easy to follow but detailed step-by-step instructions on how to write your first Java program running inside of the CICS Liberty profile. We will show you how to navigate the Eclipse environment, tell you all about JCICS, logging, and the CICS internal trace, and show you where to look on the mainframe when things go wrong.

 

CICS Internals: An Introduction – Session Number: 20923 – HANDOUTS

Wednesday, August 09, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM – WINNER OF BEST OF THE BEST USER SESSION at SHARE SAN JOSE 2017!

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Although CICS is more stable and reliable today than it ever was before, when something goes wrong a basic knowledge of internals can help resolve problems in a timely fashion. This session will cover the basic structure of CICS in its current release. The session will cover topics including Domain Architecture, Domain gate calls and Kernel linkage. It will also examine some basic control blocks for some of the most important domains and the data contained within.

 

Profiling a CICS Transaction Using Trace – Session Number: 21305 – HANDOUTS

Thursday, August 10, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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The CICS trace allows you to see the CICS commands executed by programs.  It can be an invaluable tool when trying to solve application problems in a production environment, and for catching problems before application updates make it into production.  This presentation will show you how to produce and collect trace.  It will show what is collected based on your settings and explain how to read it.  The presentation will finish with a demonstration on how to profile a real liberty Java application linking to legacy COBOL using only the internal trace.

 

Tuning CICS with CICS Performance Analyzer – Session Number: 21625 – HANDOUTS

Friday, August 11, 2017: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM

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In today’s world of ever-expanding costs, pressure to reduce expenditure and lack of skilled resources, tuning CICS is more critical than ever. This session introduces IBM’s premier CICS tuning product, CICS Performance Analyzer, describes the functions and features of this product, and present a number of real world situations where the product greatly reduces the cost and effort to solve performance issues.

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