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.