Web-to-Database or universal access to major databases

Web-to-Database or universal access to major databases

For a car loan institution, the project involved executing a real-time communication layer via Internet between PC stations under Visual Basic and a central machine running z/OS/CICS DB2.
Highlights:

  • communication via Internet (PC for car dealerships accessing the central using the Internet and a provider)
  • HTTP protocol between PCs and the Web server
  • a Netscape Web server on a Sun machine
  • MQSeries middleware between the SUN machine and the central machine
  • writing of CICS transactions in Cobol