White Papers

H&W publishes white papers to provide technical and business information about H&W products and related technology. White papers dive deeper into the technology to help you make more informed decisions.

How Transparent VSAM File Sharing based on CICS ensures updates with integrity

Download this white paper, Transparent VSAM File Sharing, to learn more about the approach SYSB-II uses to provide concurrent VSAM file sharing. By sharing VSAM files between CICS and batch from within CICS, you can rely on the strengths of CICS and avoid the complications that can come with other methods of sharing.

You will also read about the concepts that underlie this type of solution and the issues to consider with any method of sharing VSAM files. These topics are architecture; performance, reliability, and scalability; recovery; and CICSplex and sysplex scalability.