Test methodology
This chapter provides an insight into the approach that was taken by the CICS performance team when producing performance benchmark results. The concept of a CICS workload is defined, along with a description of how workloads are designed and coded.
Performance testing requires the combination of several techniques to provide accurate, repeatable measurements. These techniques are presented here, while demonstrating some of the tools that were used when collecting performance data.
This chapter includes the following topics:

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