- 4 hours
The CICS TS - Temporary and Transient Data, Interval and Journal Control course discusses the use of CICS temporary and transient data and describes how it is managed. Details explaining how CICS manages time oriented events is covered and the use of system logs and journals is also discussed.
Programmers who require knowledge about application programming in the CICS environment and the Command Level Programming Interface.
Knowledge of basic coding in COBOL, PL/1, or Assembler.
After completing this course, the student will be able to:
- Identify how CICS uses temporary and transient data
- Identify the CICS commands to manage temporary and transient data
- Identify how CICS manages time orientated events and facilities and manages other tasks
- Identify how CICS uses the system log and log trails.
Creating Temporary Storage Queues
Types of Temporary Storage Queues
How to Access and Delete Temporary Storage Data
WRITEQ, READQ, and DELETEQ
Accessing Sequential Files
INTRA and EXTRA Partition Queues
Communicating with Batch Jobs
Automatic Task Initiation, Background Tasks
WRITEQ TD, READQ TD, and DELETEQ TD
Obtaining the Date and Time in Various Formats
START Other Tasks and Pass Data to Them
CANCEL Unexpired Events
DELAY and SUSPEND Functions
The System Log
Writing User Journals and Audit Log Trails
Asynchronous I/O to Optimize Response Time