HCL’s Z Data Tools APIs (ZDT APIs) product now provides REST APIs to access Z data.
The Z Data Tools APIs REST Service enables client applications to access Z data using REST APIs. Client applications can read data sequentially, by relative record or database position, or by key.
Record data can be mapped by a ZDT template or copybook, allowing the ZDT APIs REST Service to return data in JSON format.
The supported data sources include:
The ZDT APIs REST Service is intended to be used by client applications to access Z data in JSON format. This is achieved using HTTP requests sent by the client program to the Liberty server where the ZDT APIs REST Service is installed.
The ZDT APIs REST Service includes the following APIs:
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