Modern batch workloads
This chapter describes the IBM CICS Transaction Server for z/OS (CICS TS) Feature Pack for Modern Batch, which can be installed in CICS TS V4.2 or later. It enables the WebSphere batch environment to schedule and manage batch applications in CICS.
First, we explain the need for a modern batch environment. Then, we review the types of workloads that it is suitable for and the architecture of the solution. The key design considerations when building a batch application to run in CICS TS are highlighted.
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