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16556: CICS and SOA - What You Don't Know Might Help You

Wednesday, March 4, 2015: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Willow A (Level 2) (Sheraton Seattle)
Speaker: Leigh Compton(IBM Corporation)

When CICS Transaction Server introduced native Web services about a decade ago, SOA became a reality for CICS customers. Today, many customers are doing tens of millions of SOAP based CICS Web services per day. Some are doing much more. But SOAP based CICS Web services are only a part of the SOA story. Support for the REST architectural style in CICS is an increasingly popular alternative to SOAP. And JSON is a popular alternative to XML for many application use cases. Additionally, there have been a great many enhancements to both these SOA styles in recent years. Come to this session to get up to speed on the evolution of these technologies. And most importantly, learn which is the right tool for the job.

Tracks: Application Development, CICS Systems Programming and Software Architecture
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