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The Mainframe Workflow Tracing feature allows z/IRIS to collect, aggregate and join related performance data from multiple mainframe subsystems. The result is an extended trace containing additional spans from logically related mainframe applications, e.g. z/OS Connect to CICS.

Flame graph representation of mainframe workflow tracing

Use Cases

z/OS Connect and Db2 Correlation

z/OS Work Batch Job Workflow Tracing


To activate correlation between mainframe spans, add irontap.correlation.mode=SINGLE to the IronTap configuration using a IronTap instance. Alternatively, adding irontap.correlation.mode=CLUSTER will activate correlation using multiple IronTap instances. Further configuration in section irontap.cluster.kcache of the IronTap configuration will be required.