IBM is offering Live web-based education sessions on a variety of z/VSE topics. This education is in the form of 'Live Virtual Classes' (LVC). In a LVC, you can see the charts and listen to the speaker 'live'. In addition, you are able (and encouraged) to ask questions of the speaker during a Q&A session following the prepared presentation. Each LVC lasts approximately one hour, including Q&A. There is no fixed schedule, so please check this web page periodically to find out if there's a new LVC planned. LVC sessions are free of charge.
At the day of each LVC, the charts will be posted here in PDF format. a few hours later, a playback will be available as well. With the replay, you are able to read the charts and hear everything that was said on the LVC. You are welcome to read the charts or listen to the playbacks if you can't participate 'live'. However, compared to the replay, one advantage of live participation is that you are able to ask questions of the speaker.
How to avoid or handle CICS storage availability problems
Storage availability problems can often result in CICS or even z/VSE system down conditions, and it is often possible to avoid these situations by ensuring that your system is configured appropriately and is being monitored and reconfigured proactively. However, life is not always that simple, and issues such as performance problems, changes and new bugs can result in outages. Hence it is important that the appropriate diagnostic information is provided so that IBM can deal with the problem as efficiently as possible. For CICS storage availability problems, understanding both CICS and z/VSE GETVIS storage usage is of vital importance, therefore, Partition, Space and System GETVIS usage, optimization, monitoring and diagnosis are explained as well as the CICS equivalents. The session explains what diagnostic material IBM needs based on the symptoms, the correct commands to be used to monitor storage usage and to force CICS dumps for cases such as SOS, and even includes typical SDAID commands for the various types of GETVIS storage leak. This session is based on experience of dealing with customer PMRs reported against CICS TS for VSE/ESA.
Speaker: Michael Poil, IBM
Date:Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Time: US & Europe: 11:00 AM New York, 04:00 PM London, 05:00 PM Boeblingen, 15:00 UTC
Or: Europe & AP: 04:00 PM Japan, 07:00 UTC, 03:00 AM New York, 08:00 AM London, 09:00 AM Boeblingen
Duration: 90 Minutes
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Future Live Virtual Classes:
We are currently planning for the following future z/VSE Live Virtual Classes:
Note: All topics are subject to change.
Schedule dates and registration links will be made available about 2 weeks before the individual event.
Additional future topics will be added over time and can also by suggested via Contact z/VSE.
Below you find the playbacks and the charts of the completed live virtual classes:
z/VSE Security Overview and Update (June 4, 2013)
Important Update on z/VSE Enhancements (April 2, 2013)
z/VSE Release Migration Considerations - Part 2 (March 12, 2013)
z/VSE Release Migration Considerations - Part 1 (February 19, 2013)
System z Hardware Exploitation in z/VSE (December 11, 2012)
VSE/POWER - all the news since z/VSE V4.2 (October 30, 2012)
Securing Data Transfers using IPv6/VSE (September 12, 2012)
The New z/VSE Database Connector (DBCLI) (July 17, 2012)
IPv6 in z/VSE (May 22, 2012)
Monitoring Principles & z/VSE Monitoring Options (March 22, 2012)
z/VSE Connectors Update (February 15, 2012)
64 bit virtual in z/VSE V5.1 (December 14, 2011)
z/VSE V5.1 Update (November 16, 2011)
z/VSE Fast Path to Linux on System z (September 28, 2011)
z/VSE V4.3 Support of four-digit device addresses (August 31, 2011)
IBM z/VSE Service - Best Practice (July 21, 2011)
Bringing You Up to Date with LE for z/VSE (May 12, 2011)
Overview of cryptography and enhancements on z/VSE V4.3 (March 24, 2011)
IBM z/VSE V4.3 in modern solutions with Linux on System z (January 27, 2011)
IBM z/VSE V4.3 - More capacity for growth (December 14, 2010)
z/VSE and IPv6/VSE Update (June 2, 2010)
z/VSE Update (August 5, 2009)
Update on Security and Cryptography on z/VSE (May 27, 2009)
Note: The playbacks of the following older live virtual classes are not available anymore.
Bringing you Up-to-Date with VSAM in z/VSE V4.2 (May 6, 2009)
WebSphere MQ for z/VSE V3.0 Exploitation and Solutions (April 8, 2009)
Integrating z/VSE into an Identity Management System using the new LDAP client (February 19, 2009)
Smart, Cool, Affordable - A VSE Perspective of the IBM System z10 Business Class (December 4, 2008)
z/VSE Mid Year Update (August 21, 2008)
z/VSE Tools - An Overview (May 29, 2008)
z/VSE Application Development - Live Demo of IBM WebSphere Developer on System z (March 27, 2008)
Modern Application Development on zVSE (February 21, 2008)
DB2 Server for VSE&VM Version 7.5: New Features (December 13, 2007)
Multi Instant Logic Analyser4VSAM (August 29, 2007)
Bringing You Up to Date with System z Hardware for VSE Customers (July 25, 2007)
z/VSE V4.1 Experiences (June 21, 2007)
z/VSE Security Concepts and Update (May 03, 2007):
z/VSE 4.1 solutions based on SOA and DB2 (March 15, 2007):
Midrange Workload Licensing Charges for z/VSE (February 22, 2007):
z/VSE and MWLC Announcement Overview (February 1, 2007):
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