Top Features in CICS Transaction Server 4.2

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.,

Author: Srini

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