IBM Education Assistant modules for CICS TS 4.2

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What IBM Education Assistant (IEA) modules are available for CICS Transaction Server for z/OS (CICS TS) V4.2, and how can you access the IEA modules for any release of CICS TS?


IBM Education Assistant (IEA) is a collection of multimedia educational modules designed to help you gain a better understanding of IBM products and use them more effectively to meet your business requirements.

There are IEA modules for many versions of CICS TS available. To see the IEA modules for each version, click on IBM Education Assistant and then click on the version under "CICS Transaction Server for z/OS".

The following IEA modules are available for CICS TS V4.2:

  • Event processing
    • Event processing - System events (4 minutes)
    • Synchronous event emission (6 minutes)
  • Scalability
    • 64 bit infrastructure and exploitation (9 minutes)
    • Threadsafe enhancements for multi-processor exploitation (15 minutes)
  • Java
    • Support for 64-bit Java (5 minutest)
    • JVM server and OSGi support (13 minutes)
    • Java end-to-end scenario (11 minutes)
    • Resources
      • Documentation: Java Applications in CICS
      • White paper: Running Java workloads with JVM servers and OSGi
      • Podcast: CICS Explorer with Java implementation
      • Download: Get the CICS Explorer and Explorer SDK
  • Overview
    • Fundamentals in four minutes (4 minutes)
    • Technical overview (Part 1) (22 minutes)
    • Technical overview (Part 2) (17 minutes)
    • Upgrading to CICS TS 4.2 (Part 1) (30 minutes)
    • Upgrading to CICS TS 4.2 (Part 2) (15 minutes)
    • Resources
      • Documentation: What's new in 4.2
      • Documentation: Upgrading to 4.2
  • System management
    • CICSPlex SM enhancements (13 minutes)
    • Transaction tracking in CICS TS 4.2 (13 minutes)
    • Security: Password phrases
    • Resources
      • Documentation: Workload routing algorithms
      • White paper: IBM CICS System Management - New features in Version 4.2
      • Pod cast: CICS Explorer enhancements
      • Download: Get the latest CICS Explorer
      • Demo: Transaction tracking
      • Demo: CICS Explorer
  • Connectivity
    • Connectivity enhancements for HTTP (9 minutes)
    • Web services enhancements (13 minutes)
    • Resources
      • White paper: IBM CICS IP interconnectivity - New features in Version 4.2

Related information

CICS Transaction Servers
Announcement letters for CICS products
Finding CICS information centers

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