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Global Resource Serialization for zOS – To Serialize or Not To Serialize

Summary This Article summarizes concepts of GRS in IBM zOS mainframe systems explaining how data sharing is performed in a multi-system environment. It also illustrates design specifications of related products. Finally operational aspects for different topologies are described. Introduction As … Continue reading

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Business Continuity Concepts at a Glance

Expectations from today’s business environment are high availability, continuous operation and quick disaster recovery. For these reasons, enterprises and partners try to increase their ability to respond to risks. Although it is more difficult, they also try to utilize opportunities. … Continue reading

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Suppressing CICS TD (Transient Data) Messages

Some CICS TS (Transaction Server) system messages written to TD queues tend to flood zOS JES spool. For example: DFHSN1400 07/19/2012 17:04:32 CICSPACK Session signon for session J1 by user CTGRUS is complete. DFHSN1500 07/19/2012 17:04:32 CICSPACK Session signoff for … Continue reading

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Automatic Deletion of TS (Temporary Storage) Queues for CICS TS v4.2

CICS TS (Customer Information Control System Transaction Server) is IBM’s general purpose TP (Transaction Processing) monitor, application server and a middleware for system z servers. During its regular operation, CICS utilizes TS queues for temporary storage requirements together with other … Continue reading

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