CICS - Storage and Transient Data
This course looks at some of the features provided by CICS for application programs, including; storage, temporary storage queues, and transient data queues.
Applications and Systems Programmers who need to understand the methods used by CICS programs when accessing, and updating, file data.
Completion of the Program Control and Communication course, or equivalent knowledge.
- After completing this course, the student will be able to:
- Explain how a CICS program acquires, releases, and shares storage
- Explain what a CICS Temporary Storage queue is and how it is used
- Describe the purpose of a CICS Transient Data queue is and how it is used
Storage for CICS ProgramsProgram Storage Management
Dynamic Storage Area
Using Program Variables
Transaction Work Area
CICS GETMAIN and FREEMAIN Commands
Common Work Area (CWA)
Serialization of Shared Storage
Terminal Control Table User Area (TCTUA)
Temporary Storage Control and CommandsTemporary Storage Purposes
Temporary Storage Queues
Temporary Storage Queue Locations and Attributes
Temporary Storage Queue Limits
CICS WRITEQ and READQ Commands
CICS DELETEQ Command
Transient Data Control and CommandsTransient Data Purposes
Attributes of Transient Data Queues
Transient Data Queue Limitations
Intrapartition and Extrapartition Transient Data Queues
Commands used to Interact with Transient Data Queues
Storage and Transient Data Mastery Test
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