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CICS TS - Introduction

Duration

4 hours

Overview

The CICS TS - Introduction course provides an overview of the CICS Transaction Server product and how it is used to process work. A description of the components that comprise CICS TS and how they are integrated.

Audience

The majority of modules in this course are designed for operations personnel who perform a role in monitoring a CICS system, but some modules are suitable for IT personnel seeking an overview of the CICS Transaction Server.

Prerequisites

Completion of the Introduction to the IBM Enterprise Environment course, or equivalent knowledge.

Objectives

    After completing this course, the student will be able to:
  • What CICS is and how it is used to process work
  • Their role in working with CICS
  • How to communicate with CICS
  • The different CICS components

Course Content

CICS TS and Transaction Processing Concepts

Function of the CICS Transaction Server
Cloud Enabled CICS
Personnel who Interact with CICS
Transactions
Transaction Deadlock
Tasks

CICS Structure and Intercommunication

CICS Applications
Regions
Extended Recovery Facility
CICSPlex
Multiregion Operation
Intersystem Communication
CICS Transaction Gateway

CICS Data Sets

CICS Use of DUMP Data Sets
SMF
Trace Data Sets
CICS Catalogs
CSD
System Log
Temporary Storage
Transient Data Sets

CICS Transaction Server Introduction Mastery Test

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