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Mark Cocker, Senior Software Engineer, CICS Development, IBM
Mark is a senior software engineer in the CICS development team at the IBM Hursley Laboratory in England, and is the hill lead for Java in CICS, delivering better experiences for developers, Java EE standards, and integration with other languages. Previously Mark was hill lead for DevOps in CICS, providing automated deployments of bundles and applications. Mark is also strategy representative on the project management team, client advocate, author of blogs, Redbooks, and SupportPacs, and regularly presents practical advice and demos on using new features in CICS.

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Date: Tuesday 12 July 2016
Time: 10:30am CDT, 16:30 BST
Title: Meeting the challenges of agile development with DevOps, CICS, and UrbanCode Deploy
Presenter: Mark Cocker, Senior Software Engineer, CICS Development, IBM
Abstract: Mark Cocker reviews how CICS teams are meeting the challenges of agile development and automated deployments using the combination of DevOps principles, the new build toolkit and DFHDPLOY utility, and UrbanCode Deploy. To illustrate these in action, he will show you how a change to a CICS bundle can be built and deployed to CICS regions in test then production environments.

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Webinar ID: 145-333-227

Copies of earlier presentations as PDFs are also available:

  • Click here for Dan Eilam's "Sampling Products for CICS".
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Ezriel Gross's "CICS Performance and Tuning 101".
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for David Lawrence's "Continuous Testing: DevOps for the Enterprise".
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Colin Pearce's "Using Threadsafe in CICS".
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Mary Abdill's "Getting back to basics".
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Eugene Hudders' "CICS Tuning 101".
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for James Martin and Ezriel Gross's "When Bad Things Happen to Good Transactions: Analyzing Transaction Problems on System z".
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Matthew Webster's "Five Compelling Reasons for Creating a CICS Cloud".
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Wilhelm Mild's "CICS Goes Mobile: Mobile Connectivity Architectures and Design Alternatives for System z".
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for James Martin's "Transaction Analysis Workbench for System z Version 1.2: See the big picture from end-to-end".
    Click here for some additional scenarios.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Ezriel Gross's "CICS Web Services as a Provider and Requestor".
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Colin Pearce's "CICS Transaction Debugging".
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Inderpal Singh's "CICS is ready for mobile, are you ready?".
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Don Spoerke's "Kick your Mainframe into High Gear: Access and Use Mainframe Data with Mobile, Web, and Business Intelligence Applications".
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Mary Abdill's "Programming with CICS TS Channels and Containers".
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Stephen Mitchell's "Creating Modern CICS Web Applications by Exploiting Open Source Javascript Libraries".
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Satish Tanna's "Extracting optimum performance out of CICS".
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for James Alexander's "Integrating Life-Comm, Life/70, or other CICS resident insurance and annuity applications with distributed applications utilizing the ACORD standard".
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Reuben Andrews' "No more Cold Start surprises - how Deployment Analysis in IBM CICS Configuration Manager for z/OS saves your bacon".
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Nick Garrod and Ted Caffarelli's 'CICS V5.1 - Portfolio Update'.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Colin Pearce's 'CICS security'.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Don Spoerke's 'Success paths for integrating CICS with new technologies'.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Ezriel Gross's 'CICS introduction to Web services for the system programmer'.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Stephen Mitchell's 'Utilizing the Dojo Toolkit for Web browser-driven applications from CICS'.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Jim Martin's 'Analyzing CICS function shipping applications using Transaction Analysis Workbench'.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Andrew Smithson's 'CICS Transaction Gateway V8'.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Eugene S Hudders' 'CICS TS Performance ― Tuning LSR Pools'.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Charles Jones's 'CICS TS 4.2: Leveraging event processing and high-performance Java'.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Jeff Geminder's 'Cross-enterprise application performance monitoring and CICS-specific drill-down: approaches to finding the performance problem needle in the heterogeneous haystack'.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Jim Martin's 'Solving the problem when CICS isn't the cause'.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.

 

Future Virtual Meetings:

Date: 13 September 2016
Time: 10:30am Central Daylight Time
Title: Access your mainframe data directly from your browser or mobile device
Presenter: John J Sissing, Y-Innovate

We welcome input from Virtual CICS members about topics they would like to see presented at future virtual meetings. E-mail your ideas to me at trevor@itech-ed.com