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PI39023: CICS DPL RECORDING CONSUMES MEMORY WITH LONG-LIVED TRANSACTIONS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • CICS exit memory is freed up when CICS transactions end.
    
    Memory consumption grows when multiple long-lived transactions
    are sent in the CICS region.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All users of Rational Integration Tester working with CICS   *
    * DPL recording                                                *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * Long lived transactions were holding on to too much memory,  *
    * creating performance issues.                                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • In Rational Integration Tester 8.7.0.1:
    
    1) Transactions are now manually allocated and freed in RITEXITC
    instead of waiting for the end of life of the transaction. This
    change frees up memory that was previously held by long-lived
    transactions.
    
    2) The RITHRTBT program is now used instead of the less
    efficient RITCONFG program to provide heartbeat capability.
    
    3) The Rational Integration Tester CICS Agent now supports a
    JOBNAME of less than 8 characters, such as CICS52B.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI39023

  • Reported component name

    RATL TEST WORKB

  • Reported component ID

    5725G7900

  • Reported release

    860

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2015-04-14

  • Closed date

    2015-05-15

  • Last modified date

    2015-05-15

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RATL TEST WORKB

  • Fixed component ID

    5725G7900

Applicable component levels

  • R800 PSN

       UP

  • R801 PSN

       UP

  • R850 PSN

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  • R851 PSN

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  • R860 PSN

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  • R870 PSY

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Document information

More support for: Rational Test Workbench

Software version: 8.6

Reference #: PI39023

Modified date: 15 May 2015