CICS VSAM Copy for z/OS V1.1 is designed for creating copies of VSAM data sets while they are under the control of a CICS region. CICS VSAM Copy allows the creation of copies of VSAM files concurrently with business-critical on-line processing. Copies are made without interrupting the on-line user, who can continue to update the VSAM data sets being copied. The on-line CICS user is unaware that the copy takes place, as there is no effect on transaction response time in typical user situations.
CICS VSAM Copy is no longer available, but customers requiring this capability are referred to IBM Optim Move for DB2 and related products.