Batch environment enhancements in z/OS V1R13
In this chapter we discuss various batch environment enhancements in z/OS V1R13. We review the IBM z/OS Batch Runtime which provides the ability to update the DB2 database from both COBOL and Java in a single transaction, and review Java COBOL interoperability.
We also describe the following updates to improve batch job processing:
•Instream data in PROCs (cataloged and instream)
•Support for JOBRC (return code)
•Spin and SPIN data set
•Requeue a job by command on a step boundary
11.1 Introduction to ...