IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.0 Reporting on IMS

An IBM Redpaper publication


The IBM IMS™ database stores data using a hierarchical model that differs from the relational databases like IBM DB2. A typical IMS database stores the data using blocks called segments and each segment can contain several pieces of data called fields. Most organizations have their operational databases stored in the IMS databases; now they can use IBM Cognos® to make informed decisions over the IMS database.

This IBM Redpaper™ provides guidance for consuming IMS databases through the IBM Cognos Business Intelligence tool. It supplements the information provided by the IBM Redbooks® publication IMS Integration and Connectivity Across the Enterprise, SG24-8174

Table of contents

Not available.


Publish Date
12 March 2014

(based on 22 reviews)


IBM Form Number

Number of pages