CICS Performance Analyzer Concepts & Facilities


IBM CICS Performance Analyzer for z/OS (CICS PA) provides you with performance and troubleshooting information about your CICS transactions and CICS environment. CICSPA provides a turn-key performance and health analysis tool by leveraging existing CICS logging capabilities. This course provides you with the tools you need to quickly set up the main reporting in CICS PA, as well as empowering you to customize deep and detailed reporting that suites your organizational requirements. This course not only provides you with comprehensive knowledge of CICS PA but will improve you understanding of the various facets of CICS performance management.

Objectives

On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • identify the required level of logging for your CICS environment
  • configure the optimal level of logging within CICS for your reporting requirements
  • create basic CICS PA reports
  • identify general CICS PA concepts such as the difference between summary and list reports
  • understand the various reporting dimensions and how they relate to your organizational needs
  • create custom reports
  • run and interpret the output of reporting jobs
  • use CICS PA in conjunction with the CICS Explorer
  • display and analyse CICS PA reports in Microsoft Excel.

Who Should Attend

CICS administrators and systems programmers.

Prerequisites

A knowledge of z/OS and CICS administration concept. A performance analysis backgound would be an advantage, but is not essential.

Duration

3 days

Fee (per attendee)

P.O.A.

Course Code

CCPA

Contents

Installation & Customization

Report Sets

Report Forms

Extracts

Daily Montioring and Trends Analysis

Service Levels

Statistics Reports

Reporting and Anaylysis using Excel & DB2

CICS Explorer


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