An Introduction to IMS: Your Complete Guide to IBM's Information Management System

An Introduction to IMS: Your Complete Guide to IBM's Information Management System

by Dean Meltz, Nicholls, Hain, Harrington
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131856715

ISBN-13: 9780131856714

Pub. Date: 01/07/2005

Publisher: IBM Press

The Only Up-to-the-Minute Guide to IMS Version 9—Straight from IBM IMS Experts

  • Introduces IMS, one of the world's premiere software products
  • Thoroughly covers key IMS functions, from security to Java support
  • For both new and experienced IMS administrators, programmers, architects, and

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The Only Up-to-the-Minute Guide to IMS Version 9—Straight from IBM IMS Experts

  • Introduces IMS, one of the world's premiere software products
  • Thoroughly covers key IMS functions, from security to Java support
  • For both new and experienced IMS administrators, programmers, architects, and managers
  • Prerequisite reading for IBM IMS Mastery Certificate Program

IMS serves more than 95 percent of Fortune 1000 companies, manages 15,000,000 gigabytes of production data, and supports more than two hundred million users per day. The brand-new IBM IMS Version 9 is not just the world's #1 platform for very large online transaction processing: it integrates with Web application server technology to enable tomorrow's most powerful Web-based applications. Now, for the first time in many years, there's a completely up-to-date guide to understanding IMS in your business environment.

An Introduction to IMS covers

  • Installing and configuring IMS Version 9
  • Understanding and implementing the IMS hierarchical database model
  • Understanding and working with the IMS Transaction Manager
  • Mastering core application programming concepts, including program structure and IMS control blocks
  • Taking advantage of IMS 9 Java programming enhancements
  • Working with the IMS Master Terminal
  • Administering IMS: system definition, customization, logging, security, operations, and more
  • Running IMS in a Parallel Sysplex(r) environment

Whether you've spent a career running IMS or you are encountering IMS for the first time, this book delivers the insights and skills you need to succeed—as an application designer, developer, or administrator.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131856714
Publisher:
IBM Press
Publication date:
01/07/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
558
Product dimensions:
7.22(w) x 9.52(h) x 1.26(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1IMS : then and now3
Ch. 2Overview of the IMS product9
Ch. 3Accessing IMS17
Ch. 4IMS and z/OS27
Ch. 5Setting up and running IMS49
Ch. 6Overview of the IMS database manager61
Ch. 7Overview of the IMS hierarchical database model67
Ch. 8Implementing the IMS hierarchical database model83
Ch. 9Data sharing119
Ch. 10The database reorganization process123
Ch. 11The database recovery process151
Ch. 12Overview of the IMS transaction manager169
Ch. 13How IMS TM processes input195
Ch. 14Application programming overview217
Ch. 15Application programming for the IMS database manager241
Ch. 16Application programming for the IMS transaction manager281
Ch. 17Editing and formatting messages297
Ch. 18Application programming in Java311
Ch. 19The IMS system definition process329
Ch. 20Customizing IMS347
Ch. 21IMS security361
Ch. 22IMS logging367
Ch. 23Database recovery control (DBRC) facility375
Ch. 24Operating IMS405
Ch. 25IMS system recovery439
Ch. 26IBM IMS tools443
Ch. 27Introduction to parallel sysplex467
Ch. 28IMSplexes495

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