Support for channels and containers over EXCI – now available in the CICS TS 5.4 open beta

The EXCI is an API that enables applications running outside of CICS in z/OS to link to a CICS application and exchange data. This new enhancement provides a mechanism to exchange large volumes of structured parameter data.  Continue reading Support for channels and containers over EXCI – now available in the CICS TS 5.4 open beta

CICS Policy – Restricting CICS policies to specific CICS user tasks using transaction entry points

The aim of this article is to show how you can define a CICS threshold policy such that its is only applied to specific CICS user tasks by exploiting the support for TRANSACTION entry points introduced in CICS TS 5.3.  Continue reading CICS Policy – Restricting CICS policies to specific CICS user tasks using transaction entry points