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Series: Did you say mainframe?!

IBM Podcast Welcome to the "Did you say Mainframe?!" Podcasts! Listen to your host from the WebSphere System z Software team talk to the experts to discover how IBM, with the help of a great product range, is revitalizing the mainframe as the platform of choice for modern services-based infrastructures, such as Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA).

WebSphere System z Software Podcasts series

CICS Transaction Gateway V9.0

Andrew SmithsonListen to Andrew Smithson from the Transaction Gateway Technical Team talking about the latest version of CICS Transaction Gateway. In this podcast, Andrew focuses on the benefits and enhancements, which were introduced to CICS TG V9.0.

CICS TS V5.1 First Class Applications and Platforms Explained

First Class Applications and Platforms Explained Listen to Pradeep Gohil and Ledina Hido-Evans from CICS Development Team, who will explain the concepts of platforms and applications in CICS.

CICS TS Feature Pack for Security Token Extensions

Get your CICS for free - CICS Developer TrialListen to Fraser Bohm, CICS Senior Technical Staff Member, who talks about the value and capabilities of the CICS TS Feature Pack for Security Token Extensions.

Get your CICS for free - CICS Developer Trial

Get your CICS for free - CICS Developer Trial Listen to Nick Garrod from the CICS Business Team talking about CICS Developer Trial. In this podcast, Nick focuses on the opportunities provided by the no-charge Developer Trial for customers who are considering purchasing CICS.

CICS PHP Dynamic Scripting Feature Pack

Dynamic Scripting Feature Pack Anthony Papageorgiou from the CICS Development team talks about the CICS PHP Dynamic Scripting Feature Pack and its benefits. In this podcast Anthony focuses on how PHP can help you to exploit business opportunities and rapidly create and deploy situational applications based on the PHP scripting language.

CICS TS V5.1 - Increased Availability

Nick GarrodNick Garrod, CICS Marketing Specialist, talks about how CICS TS V5.1 can help you to drive operational efficiency in your business. In this podcast Nick focuses on how CICS TS V5.1 brings increased availability, helping you to reduce the need for planned downtime.

CICS TS V5.1 - Managed Operations

Nick GarrodNick Garrod, CICS Marketing Specialist, talks about how CICS TS V5.1 can help you to drive operational efficiency in your business. In this podcast Nick focuses on how CICS TS V5.1 brings managed operations, helping you to control critical resource thresholds with policies.

z/OS Explorer - One tool to rule them all

Joe WinchesterJoe Winchester, IBM Senior Technical Staff Member, talks about z/OS Explorer, an Eclipse-based platform for z/OS. Joe talks about how z/OS Explorer enables the integration of a wide variety of solutions, as well as how z/OS Explorer can be used with CICS.

CICS TS V5.1 - Deeper Insight

Nick GarrodNick Garrod, CICS Marketing Specialist, talks about how CICS TS V5.1 can help you to drive operational efficiency in your business. In this podcast Nick focuses on how CICS TS V5.1 provides deeper insight, helping to extend performance and compliance information.

CICS and Java

Geoff PirieHear Will Yates, the test team lead, talk about Java and CICS TS V5.1.

CICS TS V5.1 - Mobile Extensions

Geoff PirieGeoff Pirie, CICS TS Customer Enablement and Marketing Manager, talks about the new CICS feature pack for Mobile Extensions.

CICS TS V5.1 - Batch Modernisation

Luke StaddonHear Luke Staddon talk about a new CICS feature pack called the Modern Batch

CICS TS VUE V5.1

Andy Bates Hear Andy Bates talk about the release of VUE for CICS TS V5.1

CICS TS V5.1 Greater Capacity

Nick Garrod Hear about the enhancements made in CICS TS V5.1 towards providing greater capacity, better performance through innovative scaling.

Are your transaction processing systems ready for mobile commerce?

Matthew Whitbourne In this podcast, IBM Master Inventor and CICS Business Manager Matt Whitbourne discusses the market shifts affecting the most basic element of technology and business: the ability to complete a transaction reliably, consistently, and at the lowest possible cost.

CICS Explorer with its Java implementations

# Hear about the new enhancements in the CICS Explorer relating to Java and what is OSGI

CICS Explorer Part 1

# Hear about the CICS Explorer enhancements and whats been included in the new CICS Explorer release

CICS Explorer Part 2

# Hear about some of the aspects of the z/OS perspective that have been produced in the CICS Explorer

The new JVM Server environment in CICS TS V4.2

# Hear about the new features and functionality of the new JVM Server provided in CICS TS V4.2

See .doc file CICS Version 4.2

System Management enhancements in CICS TS V4.2

# Hear about the enhancements made to System Management provided in CICS TS V4.2

Progressively modernise Oracle Tuxedo Applications with WXTR

# Hear about the latest feature pack from CICS on WebSphere eXtended Transaction Runtime

Achieving Business Resilience with the new capabilities introduced with CICS TS V4.1

# Listen to Paul Johnson from CICS Worldwide Development at IBM Hursley in the UK explain how we enhanced the CICS application development experience in collaboration with our colleagues at Rational.

CICS Explorer Version 1.0.0.2 - The latest version of CICS Explorer, the Smart New Face of CICS

# In this podcast, Matthew Webster will talk about the new features in the new version of CICS Explorer

CICS post V3.2 deliveries

# In this podcast, Nick Garrod talks about the CICS post V3.2 deliveries

CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V5.1 open beta

# Hear all about the CICS TS V5.1 open beta from Fraser Bohm and Matt Whitbourne

GenApp support pack

#Hear from Stewart Smith and Matt Whitbourne about how the new GenApp support pack. What it is and how can it help you and your business.

System Events in CICS TS V4.2

Stewart SmithHear from Andy Armstrong about the new event processing functionality in CICS TS V4.2 and how systems events can give you up to date information.

Smarter Banking with CICS Transaction Server

Nigel WilliamsHear about how you can unlock business data in CICS core banking systems using the new Web 2.0 and business events support in CICS TS V4.1.

CICS TS V4.1 WLM Sysplex Optimised Workloads

 Dave WilliamsHear Dave Williams, a Senior Developer in the CICSPlex SM development team, describe about how Sysplex Optimisation addresses dynamic routing problems across Parallel Sysplexes, and the performance gains that can result from it.

Maintaining Service Level Agreements with CICS dynamic workload management

Paul JohnsonListen to Paul Johnson from CICS Worldwide Development at IBM Hursley in the UK explain how the CICSPlex SM component has been adapted to exploit the coupling facility in order to smooth and further improve application throughput, whilst maintaining a highly available application environment.

Achieving Business Resilience with the new capabilities introduced with CICS TS 4.1

Paul JohnsonListen to Paul Johnson from CICS Worldwide Development at IBM Hursley in the UK explain how we enhanced the CICS application development experience in collaboration with our colleagues at Rational.

Integrated Event Processing with CICS 4.1

Catherine MoxeyListen to Catherine Moxey from the CICS Worldwide Development Team at IBM Hursley in the UK explain how easy it is to get business events out of your CICS applications with CICS TS Version 4.1.

Application Agility with CICS and ILOG BRMS

Daniel DonnellyListen to Daniel Donnelly from the WebSphere ILOG Synergies Team at IBM Hursley in the UK explain why business rules are important and how the ILOG BRMS capabilities can be readily applied to COBOL applications running in CICS.

Compete, Comply, and Control with CICS Transaction Server V4.1

Nick GarrodIn this podcast, Nick Garrod will explain the new functionality in CICS TS V4.1, and how this new version can provide value for your business. Learn how producing events out of CICS for consumption into Dashboard products can help Business Analysts monitor and react to business changes and fluctuations, how web 2.0 style development can take place using your existing and new CICS programs, and finally, the CICS Explorer and the new face of CICS.

CICS Transaction Server Dynamic LIBRARY Support

Catherine MoxeyIn this podcast Catherine Moxey, technical leader based in the CICS development team at IBM Hursley, will explain the new support for dynamic program LIBRARY management in CICS Transaction Server V3.2, which allows you to introduce new WebSphere applications into CICS without restarting the CICS region.

CICS Events for WebSphere Business Events SupportPac

Catherine MoxeyIn this podcast, Catherine Moxey talks about how CICS events for WebSphere Business Events enables CICS Transaction Server to produce events for consumption by event processors such as WebSphere Business Events.

CICS Transaction Server and the technology drops that have occurred since the availability of V3.2

Nick GarrodIn this podcast, Nick Garrod talks about the latest technology drops for CICS V3.2

CICS and Web 2.0

Peter HavercanIn this podcast, Peter Havercan talks about the new way of using the World Wide Web that has come to be known as Web 2.0, and the new Web function in CICS.

Strategic options for extending CICS to an SOA

Mark CockerIn this podcast, Mark Cocker talks about how CICS applications and the information they manage are critical to many businesses today. You will hear how CICS and System z continue to provide the most robust and efficient platform to meet businesses' most demanding needs.

CICS and WebSphere Service Registry and Repository - Why is it important to your SOA deployment

Martin CocksCICS was the first product to issue support for WebSphere Service Registry and Repository (WSRR), indeed this support was from day one. In this Podcast you will hear about why CICS, web services and WSRR are important to your SOA deployment from a CICS Technical Specialist, Martin Cocks, and why you should download the free SupportPac, CA1N.

CICS Transaction Server, a Robust Platform for Java

Scott CleeCICS first foray into Java was way back in CICS TS v2.1 days, at the beginning of the Millennium and things have moved on since then. Hear about these changes and improvements from a senior CICS Technical Specialist, Scott Clee, and why CICS is now a Robust Platform for Java.