CICS Transaction Server Feature Pack
for Modern Batch V1.0

The Free CICS TS Feature Pack for Modern Batch enables you to reduce or remove your batch window for true 24/7 availability.


CICS TS Feature Pack for Modern Batch V1.0 enables you to run batch applications inside the CICS JVM server in parallel with your existing CICS applications, combining your batch and online workloads for increased availability. This reduces the need to take critical CICS resources offline in order to process bulk updates, and helps you to efficiently manage your batch processing.

CICS TS Feature Pack for Modern Batch V1.0 provides the infrastructure to enable IBM WebSphere Application Server V8.5, to schedule CICS applications inside the CICS JVM Server, providing a robust scheduling environment for Java batch applications to run inside CICS with access to the JCICS Java API.

The Modern Batch Feature Pack helps achieve greater service agility by breaking down the barriers between batch and online applications. It improves operational efficiency by reducing or removing the batch window, and it optimizes the scheduling process.

CICS TS Feature Pack for Modern Batch V1.0 is a no extra charge component which can help CICS TS for z/OS V4 and V5 customers run Java batch applications in a CICS JVM Server. This IBM offering provides the ability to develop, deploy, and manage modern Java batch applications in a CICS environment, and is supported by IBM service.

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Pre-requisite APARs that are required by the feature packs

For CICS TS V4.2 prerequisite APAR PM82511 is required. For CICS TS V5.1 prerequisite APAR PM82519 is required

CICS Modern Batch Resources

Demo (00:02:25)
Presentation (ODP, 2.1 MB)
Article
Podcast (MP3, 00:06:33)