An Introduction to IMS: Your Complete Guide to IBM Information Management System
Barbara Klein, Rick Long, Kenneth Ray Blackman, Diane Lynne Goff, Stephen P. Nathan, Moira McFadden Lanyi, Margaret M. Wilson, John Butterweck, Sandra L. Sherrill
IBM Press, Nov 29, 2011 - Computers - 624 pages
IBM’s Definitive One-Stop Guide to IMS Versions 12, 11, and 10: for Every IMS DBA, Developer, and System Programmer
Over 90% of the top Fortune® 1000 companies rely on IBM’s Information Management System (IMS) for their most critical IBM System z® data management needs: 50,000,000,000+ transactions run through IMS databases every day. What’s more, IBM continues to upgrade IMS: Versions 12, 11, and 10 meet today’s business challenges more flexibly and at a lower cost than ever before. In An Introduction to IMS, Second Edition, leading IBM experts present the definitive technical introduction to these versions of IMS.
More than a complete tutorial, this book provides up-to-date examples, cases, problems, solutions, and a complete glossary of IMS terminology. Prerequisite reading for the current IBM IMS Mastery Certification Program, it reflects major recent enhancements such as dynamic information generation; new access, interoperability and development tools; improved SOA support; and much more. Whether you’re a DBA, database developer, or system programmer, it brings together all the knowledge you’ll need to succeed with IMS in today’s mission critical environments.