It is the latest server. It has a lot of enhancements. We all aware that CICS runs mainly on ZOS. Very high usage in Banking and Insurance domains.
Some of the recent changes in this version as follows:
- Event processing: New capability is, if any system failure or Db2 failure happens new version will generate events, so that system programmer will get resolve it
- Java: Extended and exclusive availability of SDK(Zos), helps to work with java applications on Zos
- Connectivity: Now file control, TSQ and TDQ can be shared across CICS regions with TCP/IP network
- Management: Improved management of Password. Now we can create password up to 100 chars with special symbols, numeric, etc
- Scalability: Extended support of 64-bit processing. Increased local sharing resource pools from 8 to 255 etc.,