Boston College ends delays from batch processing, downtime for CICS due to deadlocks

Boston College is a top institution of higher learning, ranking 39th in U.S. News & World Reports' list of national universities for 2024. The school needed near real-time updates for VSAM-reliant CICS applications that had ties to other real-time systems, but the existing solution was experiencing more frequent downtime due to deadlocks. See how Boston College tackled the issue and also garnered unexpected benefits in other areas.

Boston College gains consistent, near real-time updates from VSAM (PDF)