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Ask the Experts Replay: Exploring Additional Capabilities of CICS Web Services



IBM Ask the Experts discussion about Exploring Additional Capabilities of CICS Web Services on 27 August 2013 at 11:00 AM EDT.

This ask the experts session is primed with topics that explore areas of CICS Web Services that might go unused, such as, security, WS-AT, context switching and Web Service Assistant options, with a live Q&A session at the end..


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Ask the Experts session
27 AUGUST 2013 - 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EDT

Time Questions asked
00:00 General introduction
02:21 Technical introduction
03:36 How does SSL and Web Services Security differ?
09:34 How would implementing WS-AT benefit me?
17:03 What is context switching and how do I exploit it?
21:04 How might I make use of XML-ONLY?
23:06 Why would I want to use DFHSC2LS?
28:06 Open lines for live question and answer period
28:17 Live Question: What is a request stream?
31:33 Live Question: Can a request stream be used (directly) by a user transaction (via the EXEC CICS API for example)?
31:48 Live Question: Is the processing done by EXEC CICS TRANSFORM eligible for zIIP processing?
32:30 Live Question: For WS-AT what were the 9 tasks?
34:18 Closing remarks
34:45 End of Call

Panel of Experts:
Jonathan Lawrence CICS L3 Software Engineer
Erich Hoppe CICS L2 Software Engineer
Mark Pocock CICS L3 Software Engineer



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Related information

Other CICS Technical Exch
Support Technical Exchange

Product Alias/Synonym

CICS/TS CICS TS CICS Transaction Server

Document information

More support for: CICS Transaction Server
Web Services

Software version: 4.1, 4.2, 5.1

Operating system(s): z/OS

Reference #: 7038866

Modified date: 28 August 2013

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