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Authors: Eugene S. Hudders
ISBN-13: 9780471521723, ISBN-10: 0471521728
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Date Published: November 1994
Edition: (Non-applicable)

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Author Biography: Eugene S. Hudders

EUGENE S. HUDDERS is a widely recognized CICS and IBM system software expert and former executive vice president of the GM Group, Inc. His technical articles appear in leading journals and collections, and he is the author of four previous Wiley-QED books, including CICS: A Guide to Performance Tuning and CICS: A Guide to Application Debugging.

Book Synopsis

This handbook on CICS internal structures offers detailed information that systems programmers can easily access when they encounter a problem. Full of information not available in official manuals, this nuts-and-bolts handbook features a large number of examples and helpful figures. It will help system programmers make CICS run the way it was intended to.


A guide to the popular telecommunications software product for IBM mainframe computers. Discusses both the early versions still primarily in use and the recently announced version 3. Addressed to readers with experience in programming at the macro or command level and hopefully in the definition and installation of CICS. No bibliography. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Table of Contents

1Introduction to CICS Structure3
2Major CICS Control Blocks and Chains31
3Storage Control Program47
4Task Control Program73
5Table Management Program (TMP)99
6Program Control Program109
7File Control Program133
8Terminal Control Program159
9Temporary Storage179
10Transient Data191
11Introduction to CICS/ESA199
12Kernel Domain211
13Transaction Manager Program229
14Dispatcher Domain243
15Storage Manager259
16Loader Domain281
17Application Domain291
18Trace Domain307
19Miscellaneous Domain313
App. A Manuals323




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