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IBM Ask the Experts discussion about Cloud Computing in CICS Transaction Server for z/OS (CICS TS) V5.1 on 05 September 2013 at 11:00 AM EDT.

This presentation discusses Cloud Computing from a CICS perspective. It highlights the benefits of cloud computing and the key technologies in CICS in which it relates.


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Ask the Experts session
05 September 2013 - 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EDT

Time Questions asked
00:00 General introduction
02:56 Technical introduction
04:00 How does CICS V5.1 utilize Cloud Computing?
07:22 What are the Cloud Computing Artifacts in CICS ?
11:22 What are the main benefits of Cloud Computing in CICS V5.1?
15:20 What key technologies of Cloud Computing are related to in CICS?
18:19 What are the steps in adopting Cloud? What are the benefits from adopting cloud computing?
23:29 Can bundle resources be in other bundles too?
24:36 Policies (on slide 19) are described as allowing "checking of resource consumption, automated control and system protection at defined thresholds" Can they also set targets (as opposed to thresholds)?
25:35 Can resource provisioning/de-provisioning be done dynamically?
26:44 Are different resource types in application bundles and platform bundles?
30:04 If a program is the entry point, does this prevent setting certain types of messages?
32:30 Can policy limits be modified dynamically? Can a test region be changed during execution to use 'production level' limits?
35:18 How would a new copy of a program resource be handled when it resides in a bundle?
37:49 Are there any control points to consider for secruity to watch out for, or does any control be limited to the External Security Manager?
39:50 Closing remarks
41:24 End of Call

Panel of Experts:
Pradeep Gohil CICS Transaction Server for z/OS - Application Developer
Ben Cox Software Engineer, CICS TS for z/OS and CICS Explorer
Daniel Millwood Software Developer, CICS TS
Paul Cooper Software Engineer, CICS Development
Christopher Hodgins CICSPlex System Manager Developer



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Product Alias/Synonym

CICS/TS CICS TS CICS Transaction Server

Document information

More support for: CICS Transaction Server
Application Development

Software version: 5.1

Operating system(s): z/OS

Reference #: 7039062

Modified date: 06 September 2013

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