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    Video: Datacom/AD installation and migration video 4 of 4
    This videos is the second of a series of 4 videos covering Datacom AD installation. This session discusses how to install Dtacom/AD using SMP/E.
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    Video: Datacom/AD installation and migration video 3 of 4
    This videos is the second of a series of 4 videos covering Datacom AD installation. This session discusses how to install Dtacom/AD using SMP/E.
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    Video: Datacom/AD installation and migration video 2 of 4
    This videos is the second of a series of 4 videos covering Datacom AD installation. This session discusses how to install Dtacom/AD using SMP/E.
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    Video: Datacom/AD installation and migration video 1 of 4
    This videos is the first of a series of 4 videos covering Datacom AD installation. This session discusses how to get the software and get it ready for installation.
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    Video: Datacom/AD Introduction (Part 3 of 3).
    As CA uses Datacom/AD more and more as the backend repository for the different CA solutions, the typical mainframe systems programmer will more likely encounter along their way. For most of these solutions, Datacom/AD is treated as a "black box" product as one to install and forget. This works fine until Datacom/AD knowledge is needed to get past a problem.
    4 KB 17.1 MB N/A N/A N/A
    Video: Datacom/AD Introduction (Part 2 of 3).
    As CA uses Datacom/AD more and more as the backend repository for the different CA solutions, the typical mainframe systems programmer will more likely encounter along their way. For most of these solutions, Datacom/AD is treated as a "black box" product as one to install and forget. This works fine until Datacom/AD knowledge is needed to get past a problem.
    4 KB 9.9 MB N/A N/A N/A
    Video: Datacom/AD Introduction (Part 1 of 3).
    As CA uses Datacom/AD more and more as the backend repository for the different CA solutions, the typical mainframe systems programmer will more likely encounter along their way. For most of these solutions, Datacom/AD is treated as a "black box" product as one to install and forget. This works fine until Datacom/AD knowledge is needed to get past a problem.
    4 KB 14.5 MB N/A N/A N/A
    Video: How to use the Library Integrity utility, VERIFY and VLSUTIL DELETE.
    In this video, we will describe how to first use the Library Integrity Utility, VERIFY to get a report that will show all the members that exist in the VLS file but not in Data Dictionary. We will then describe how to use the VLSUTIL DELETE function to delete the orphaned members.
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    Video: How to determine the number of DQW batch partitions?
    The number of DQW batch partitions can be found in batch by running Dataquery utility DQWFINIT or in CICS using DBTS to query the DQW table.
    2 KB 4.5 MB N/A N/A N/A
    Best Practice Series: Online Data Reorg Parameter Settings. 2 KB 37.6 MB N/A N/A N/A
    Video: Getting the DDL from DDOL and from a DML query.
    This video demonstrates how to get the DDL entered to create an SQL object (Table, View etc.).
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    Video: How to verify you are using VPE r11 of CA IPC r11 in CICS?
    This video shows how to verify that you are using VPE r11 of CA IPC r11 in the CICS environment.
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    Video: The following video will show you some of the useful CA Ideal command that support might ask you when you call in with a technical problem. 2 KB 3.4 MB 637 KB 4.0 MB 2.1 MB

     

    Previously Recorded Webcasts
    Title/Description Duration File Size
    CA Datacom User Requirements Tables (URTs) and Application Programming Part 2
    (March 29, 2011) This webcast is part 2 and a continuation of the 'key' User Requirements Table options and how these options define the requirements the application program needs to have success. It also covers options that are currently considered a Best Practice in usage. Finally it covers the options that are tuning specific and also independent of the application program but whose use can either be very beneficial or be a negative overhead. (PDF copy of presentation)
    88 minutes 18.8 MB
    CA Datacom User Requirements Tables (URTs) and Application Programming Part 1
    (March 01, 2011) This webcast will discuss the 'key' User Requirements Table options and how these options define the requirements the application program needs to have success. It also covers options that are currently considered a Best Practice in usage. Finally it covers the options that are tuning specific and also independent of the application program but whose use can either be very beneficial or be a negative overhead. (PDF of presentation)
    88 minutes 18.1 MB

    Keeping Your CA Datacom and CA Ideal Software Healthy
    (Jan 27, 2011) This session presents some new techniques for managing your CA Datacom and CA Ideal software and upgrades. Learn what facilities and services are available to maintain your CA Datacom and CA Ideal environments going forward: What is CA Mainframe Software Manager and how can it save time and effort when applying maintenance? What is CA Recommended Solutions (CA RS) and what are its benefits? What is Aggregate maintenance and what are its benefits? (PDF copy of presentation)

    51 Minutes 15.4 MB
    CA Ideal Tips and Tricks 2010
    (Dec 14, 2010) CA Ideal users can benefit from this informative session about implementing some of the CA Ideal features that were new with Release 11.0, as well as giving some general best practice recommendations. (PDF copy of presentation)
    23 minutes 3.8 MB
    CA Ideal Web Interface
    (Nov 14, 2010) 14.0 changes the Web Interface from using the CICS Web Interface (CWI) to using CICS Web Support (CWS), as a foundational upgrade for future development. This webcast will explain what has really changed and where are CA Ideal and the Internet going (PDF copy of presentation)
    29 minutes 5.1 MB
    CA Ideal v14.0 Product Update
    (October 5, 2010) A new release for CA Ideal and CA IPC components will be available for BETA testing in October, 2010. For Release 14.0, the new features are primarily internal to the product, but very significant, such as VPE 31bit mode and VLS file expansion. This webcast will describe what's new for release 14.0 and requirements for beta testing. (PDF copy of presentation)
    15 minutes 2.4 MB
    CA Ideal and CA IPC r11 Launch
    (August 28, 2007) This webcast was provided to launch release 11.0 of CA Ideal and CA IPC. The features introduced in this release include CA Datacom/db r11 support/exploitation of multiple MUFs and Partitioned Tables, enhanced Vendor Support (SOA), and maintenance enhancements.
    (PDF copy of presentation)
    52 minutes 4.7 MB
    CA Datacom DBA Checklist for Success
    (July 29, 2010) As a CA Datacom DBA, there are a number of system management tasks like monitoring/changing certain performance metrics, making appropriate changes to handle increased workloads, planning proposed changes in application workflow processes, etc. Attend this best practices session to establish a DBA checklist for effectively managing a CA Datacom environment. (PDF copy of presentation)
    71 minutes 14.0 MB
    CA Datacom Best Practices Series: CA Datacom Resource Analyzer: Have your CA Datacom Applications been Optimized?
    (October 22, 2009) This webcast introduces the CA Datacom Resource Analyzer application performance tool. We will show trace analysis samples for COBOL and CA Ideal business apps which provide recommendations for reconciling performance bottlenecks. (PDF copy of presentation)
    60 minutes 7.4 MB
    CA Datacom Best Practices Series: Presspack Establishing the Business Value
    (September 24, 2009) CA Datacom Presspack is a runtime data compression package that is tightly integrated with CA Datacom/DB. Unlike many compression tools, CA Datacom Presspack compresses tables containing any data type - not just character data. Attend to learn how this tool can help you balance storage requirements and CPU utilization at the table level by using multiple levels of compression. (PDF copy of presentation)
    63 minutes 6.3 MB
    CA Datacom Best Practices Series: r12 Installation, Post-Installation and Upgrade Processes
    (August 27, 2009) Whether you have done a CA Datacom installation in the past or not, you will notice changes in the r12 product installation and product upgrade processes. SMP/E install steps are done by the automated CA Mainframe Software Manager (CA MSM) or the standard Support Online download process. Several webcast recordings are available to explain the CA MSM tool function. This webcast will provide you with guidance when running the post-install (non-SMP/E) steps to complete the CA Datacom r12 installation process. (PDF copy of presentation)
    42 minutes 3.8 MB
    CA Datacom Best Practices Series: Multi-Dataset Index - How to Derive Optimum Benefits
    (July 23, 2009) Do you have very large index files? Have you noticed an extreme level of I/O activity against your index files? Do your index initialization (INIT) or index rebuild (RETIX) jobs run unusually long? This webcast will present a new feature that may be part of the answer for your index challenges. (PDF copy of presentation)
    62 minutes 5.6 MB
    CA Datacom Best Practices Series: zIIP Processor - What will it Do for Me?
    (June 26, 2009) This session will examine "specialty processor", IBM z10, zIIP, MP effect and Capacity planning, exploiting zIIPs in CA Datacom r12, ROI and TCO to provide the attendee with a simple "in a nutshell" view of zIIP processors and CA Datacom. (PDF copy of presentation)
    67 minutes 6.4 MB
    CA-Datacom Best Practices Series: How to Use the Dynamic Systems Tables
    (April 23, 2009) This session will provide the user with an in-depth understanding of how CA Datacom Dynamic System Tables works, how to determine what data can be collected from a CA Datacom environment and some sample SQL queries to build meaningful reports from this operational data. (PDF copy of presentation)
    62 minutes 6.1 MB
    CA Datacom Best Practices Series: Accounting Tables - How to Build and Implement
    (March 19, 2009) This session will provide you with an in-depth understanding of how CA Datacom accounting works, how to determine what data can be collected from a CA Datacom environment and how to best construct an accounting definition to collect that data with minimal overhead. (PDF copy of presentation)
    70 minutes 6.3 MB
    CA Datacom Best Practices Series: Table Partitioning (Part 2 of 2) How do I implement it?
    (February 16, 2009) There are a number of reasons to use the table partitioning feature. You may be surprised that some of your tables could be prime examples to benefit from this storage method which requires no application program changes. (PDF copy of presentation)
    66 minutes 6.2 MB
    CA Datacom Best Practices Series: Table Partitioning (Part 1 of 2) - Should it be implemented?
    (January 22, 2009) There are a number of reasons to use the table partitioning feature. You may be surprised that some of your tables could be prime examples to benefit from this storage method which requires no application program changes. (PDF copy of presentation)
    61 minutes 6.1 MB
    CA Datacom Best Practices Series: Rapid Feature Delivery (RFD) Solutions
    (December 11, 2008) Customers often ask the CA Datacom product team to consider adding a new capability to the base product so that they can meet a critical business requirement. This session reviews new features that were developed under these circumstances as well as enhancements under consideration that are not part of the traditional product release cycle. Come add your input to this important process in CA Datacom development. (PDF copy of presentation)
    62 minutes 5.6 MB
    CA Datacom Best Practices Series: SQL VIEW Generator
    (October 23, 2008) This webcast will explain what a Datacom View is and how the Datacom View Generator is used. (PDF copy of presentation)
    26 minutes 2.3 MB
    CA Datacom Best Practices Series: SQL Procedures
    (September 18, 2008) This webcast will show give CA Datacom users an understanding of SQL Procedures are in a CA Datacom environment and why they should be used. Syntax and examples will be detailed. (PDF copy of presentation)
    45 minutes 3.2 MB
    CA Datacom Best Practices Series: Upgrading your System with New Technologies
    (August 21, 2008) As the CA Datacom product line adopts the latest technologies, new parameters are added to take advantage of these environmental improvements. Some older parameter settings/methods are no longer the most efficient ways of managing system resources. This webcast will show how these settings/methods affect your system performance and availability and how these settings/methods can be transitioned to take full advantage of newer CA Datacom/DB enhancements. (PDF copy of presentation)
    87 minutes 7.2 MB
    CA Datacom Best Practices Series: Change Data Capture Feature
    Customers with data replication requirements have traditionally used the recovery file (RXX) to accomplish this task. The Change Data Capture method, introduced in CA Datacom/DB r11 SP4, provides a near real-time replication capability. Attend this webcast to learn how to deploy this solution in your environment. (PDF copy of presentation)
    60 minutes 4.7 MB
    CA Datacom Best Practices Series: Utility Performance Tuning
    In general, CA Datacom/DB tuning efforts concentrate on improving performance for online and batch production systems. This session focuses on how to improve CA Datacom system utility (DBUTLTY) execution performance. Attend this webcast to learn tuning tips for CA Datacom/DB LOAD, BACKUP, and other standard functions. (PDF copy of presentation)
    60 minutes 4.5 MB
    CA Datacom Best Practices Series: Implementing External Security
    Most CA Datacom/DB sites use external security packages like CA Top Secret, CA ACF2 and RACF to manage user authentication and data security. Attend this webcast to find out how to setup security class definitions to manage resources such as CA Datacom/DB tables, DBUTLTY functions, Datadictionary functions/entities and SQL plans. (PDF copy of presentation)
    60 minutes 4.4 MB
    CA Datacom Best Practices Series: Key Management
    Your CA Datacom/DB performance audits should include a review of the number of keys defined to your most frequently accessed tables. Have you achieved the correct balance by creating keys to limit data scans and temp index usage against increased overhead for index maintenance when processing add, update or delete requests? Tune in to this webcast to find out how to make these decisions. (PDF copy of presentation)
    60 minutes 4.2 MB
    CA Datacom Best Practices Series: Online Data Reorg Parameter Settings
    In general, CA Datacom/DB tuning efforts concentrate on improving performance for online and batch production systems. This session focuses on how to improve CA Datacom system utility (DBUTLTY) execution performance. Attend this webcast to learn tuning tips for CA Datacom/DB LOAD, BACKUP, and other standard functions. (PDF copy of presentation)
    60 minutes 5.5 MB
    CA-Datacom Database Tuning 101: Establishing a Performance Baseline
    This webcast is the first in a four-part series focusing on Advantage CA-Datacom tuning and performance.
    In this first session, we will be discussing the key elements of database tuning and the critical components in building a performance baseline.A printed copy of this presentation is also available from here.
    56 minutes N/A
    CA-Datacom Database Tuning 102: DB Performance Analysis
    This webcast is the second in a four-part series focusing on Advantage CA-Datacom tuning and performance.
    Learn how to analyze performance statistics and map those statistics to database parameters to optimize performance.
    In this second session, we will be reviewing each of the performance related Multi-User Facility (MUF) start-up parameters, their implementation/settings and the specific statistics used to measure affects on performance. A printed copy of this presentation is also available from here.
    85 minutes N/A
    CA-Datacom Database Tuning 103: Applying Performance - Tuning Techniques (A Customer Case Study)
    This webcast is the third in a four-part series focusing on Advantage CA-Datacom tuning and performance.
    Learn how to make performance improvements using an iterative and measured approach.
    In this third session, we will be taking the performance baseline created in part 1 and be applying the tuning techniques we discussed in part 2. Each change will be made with baselines before and after to measure performance gain (or loss). A printed copy of this presentation is also available from here.
    70 minutes N/A
    CA-Datacom Database Tuning DB104: Business Value Metrics - How to communicate business value
    This webcast is the final in a four-part series focusing on Advantage CA-Datacom tuning and performance.
    How to define, measure and communicate database value to your business.
    In this final session, discuss the principals behind Business Value Metrics, review the case studies previously presented, and then pull this information together as a "business value proposition" that can be shared with IT management. A printed copy of this presentation is also available from here.
    60 minutes N/A
    CA-Datacom Tuning 105: Automated Collection of Business Value Metrics
    This webcast is the fifth session in the CA-Datacom Business Value Metric tuning series.
    Automated system to capture and display the basic Business Value Metrics.
    In this session, we will review the techniques we learned in DB101 through DB104, and then review an automated system for implementing the CA-Datacom Business Value Metrics approach to tuning. A printed copy of this presentation is also available from here.
    59 minutes N/A
    CA-Datacom Database Tuning 106: Online Reorg Facility
    • Quick Review of r11.2 Online Data Features
    • History Database
    • Online Reorg
    • Index Defrag

    • Utilizing Online Reorg
    A printed copy of this presentation is also available from here.
    76 minutes N/A
    CA-Datacom Database Tuning 107: Memory Resident Data Facility
    • What is the Memory Resident Data Facility
    • MRDF Storage Options
    • MRDF Specifications
    • MRDF Types
    • MRDF and Table partitioning
    • "Rules of Thumb"
    • Customer Implementations
    • Effect on Applications
    A printed copy of this presentation is also available from here.
    62 minutes N/A
    CA Datacom Tuning 109: Continuous Availability

    Utilizing Shadow MUF to enhance 24X7 Availability during scheduled and unscheduled outages.

    A printed copy of the presentation can be found here.
    60 minutes 4.7 MB
    CA-Datacom/AD r11.2 Quick Upgrade Procedure from December 5, 2006
    This presentation is designed for those CA-Datacom/AD sites who want are planning to either install or upgrade to the new r11 SP2 level. It provides a general overview of how to perform a new install vs. the standard upgrade-in-place process. However, its primary focus is to explain the new "Quick Upgrade Procedure" that is available to some CA products that utilize CA-Datacom/AD as their data repository. Some of the benefits are:
    • An alternative to a standard upgrade when needing to implement a newer CA-Datacom/AD version
    • Majority of process can be done while current CA-Datacom/AD environment is active
    • Allows intervening CA-Datacom/AD versions to be skipped (i.e. can go from r9 to r11.2)
    • Minimizes using product down time window
    • Minimizes CA-Datacom/AD fallback window, if needed
    • Preconfigured to support CA-Scheduler and CA-11 but can work for other using products
    A printed copy of this presentation is also available from here.
    30 minutes N/A
    CA Datacom Tuning 111 - Data Sharing (2007-11-16)
    Multi-User Facility (MUF) job to be split so that it runs in parallel on up to seven z/OS systems within one Sysplex. This webcast will discuss example application scenarios that may benefit from this method and will cover the operational details that must be considered when implementing this solution. PDF copy of presentation.
    46 minutes 3.6 MB
    CA-Datacom/AD Shadow MUF Configuration Steps for Unplanned Outages from Nov 22, 2006
    This presentation is designed for those CA-Datacom/AD sites who want some additional configuration information on the new r11 SP2 facility called Shadow MUF. This presentation focuses on utilizing the Shadow MUF facility for unplanned outages. A printed copy of this presentation is also available from here.
    25 minutes N/A
    CA-Datacom/DB r11 SP2 (r11.2) Executive Management Overview
    This is a high level executive overview aimed at the IT managers responsible for the planning, implementation or operation of CA-Datacom /DB Database environment. This short presentation is to advise the appropriate personnel of some of the new functionality that is incorporated in SP2 for improved performance and a new 24x7 continuous availability solution. Presented by Kevin Shuma, CA-Datacom PLM on 4/26/2006.
    14 minutes N/A
    CA-Datacom/DB r11 SP2 Technology Update
    This is a detailed technology update aimed primarily at the CA-Datacom /DB DBA. The purpose is to present to you the major new features and facilities that are being added as part of the CA-Datacom /DB r11 SP2 maintenance. Presented by Kevin Shuma, CA-Datacom PLM on 4/26/2006.
    66 minutes N/A

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