Overview

IBM® CICS® Performance Analyzer for z/OS® is a powerful off-line reporting tool to help you tune and manage your CICS systems. System programmers, performance analysts and developers can use reports and plug-in views. These tools help to identify and eliminate the causes of online performance issues, tune CICS systems for optimal performance and analyze trends for capacity planning and performance bottlenecks.

CICS Performance Analyzer features and benefits include:

  • Performance and statistics data collection from CICS and all connected sub-systems including IBM DB2®, IBM IMS™ and IBM WebSphere® MQ. All metrics in CICS Transaction Server are supported, including the metrics for Application and Platform. Historical Database (HDB) provides a flexible and easy-to-use facility for collecting and managing historical performance data.
  • Comprehensive performance reporting and analysis help to evaluate CICS system efficiency, eliminate system bottlenecks and proactively tune system performance including threadsafe analysis. Transaction Profiling supports trend analysis and highlights changes in key performance metrics. Distribution reporting helps your service-level management team identify out-of-line transactions.
  • Flexible plug-in for CICS Explorer delivers intuitive access to CICS performance data, statistics and statistics alerts. A broader set of users can use custom filters as well as graphical and tabular views for deep analysis. Contextual integration with other plug-ins adds insight and speeds task completion.
CICS Performance Analyzer