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The customer that is an historical IWS for z/OS client is implementing their first distributed engine environment. During this implementation they discovered that the IWS distributed engine does not provide a common variable management between the distributed and z/OS engine. This is creating a lot of problems because some expected information need to be managed adding specific activities that must be kept in sync and can become critical if not well managed. This problem is more evident with the new workload executor job type. they bypassed this issue using specific variable table used and shared from multiple job streams that now need to have as predecessor the JOB that will populate and update the variable table contents.
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