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Java is well established as a language of choice for building enterprise-grade applications. On the mainframe, this is no exception. Java is a popular choice for extending existing application logic, as well as bringing new assets onto the platform that take advantage of the mainframe’s high qualities-of-service.



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Don’t see what your looking for in the list of platforms? Just want an overview of Java on z Systems? This topic will introduce the platform and allow you to explore all the runtime environments.

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You can write Java applications to access IMS databases and process IMS transactions by using the drivers and resource adapters of the IMS solutions for Java development.


As a first class Java hosting environment, CICS provides both an OSGi JVM server as well as embedded IBM WebSphere Liberty. Using the Java class library for CICS, JCICS, you can access the CICS API directly from Java.


The DB2 and IBM Informix database systems provide driver support for client applications and applets that are written in Java. You can access data in DB2 and IBM Informix database systems using JDBC, SQL, or pureQuery.


WebSphere Liberty is a fast, dynamic, easy-to-use Java EE application server that runs on z/OS.

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