Production Ready CICS Web Service in a Day!

In Case studies, Performance, Products, Uncategorized by James Alexander

This week I’m spending time on-site with a HostBridge customer helping them develop CICS web services for some of their core applications.  The work I’m doing perfectly illustrates the value of using a web services approach for integrating and orchestrating CICS applications. Background: .NET Service Timing Out Yesterday, I helped this client use the HostBridge JavaScript Engine (HB.js), our mainframe …

HTAC Brings CICS to Your IT Ops Platform

In Performance, Products, Strategy by Jerry Rackley

In March 2019, HostBridge CEO Russ Teubner demonstrated the HostBridge Transaction Analytics Connector (HTAC).  The demonstration showed how hybrid IT organizations can gain end-to-end visibility of hybrid application performance when those hybrid applications include CICS. HTAC is software that correlates non-mainframe service requests to the actual work done inside CICS to process those requests. By using HTAC, organizations that rely …

What HostBridge is and What it Can Do

In Products by James Alexander

We routinely get calls from HostBridge customers, asking if our solution has certain features, functions or capabilities.  The most frequent answer I give is “yes, and your HostBridge license allows you to do that.” These inquiries create doubt about how well we’re getting the message out about what HostBridge does.  In fact, we get a little introspective as a result …

Redis on the IBM Mainframe

In Products by Jerry Rackley

Until recently, Redis ran on every known computing platform and operating system except one: the IBM mainframe under z/OS. HostBridge Redis for z/OS was developed to cover this “last mile” between the off-host universe of Redis and the mainframe. You can now put Redis on the mainframe. It’s easy, and for the 32-bit version, it’s free. There are some applications …

Putting CICS on the SIEM Radar with HTAC

In Products by Jerry Rackley

Watch HostBridge CEO Russ Teubner show why it is important to include CICS on SIEM and APM dashboards. During the presentation, Russ shares how to do this using the HostBridge Transaction Analytics Connection (HTAC). During the demonstration, Russ shows a series of Splunk dashboards that enable CICS application performance management. This presentation was given live to the Virtual CICS Users …