IBM IMS Version 10 Implementation Guide: A Technical Overview

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 19 December 2007

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ISBN-10: 0738485519
ISBN-13: 9780738485515
IBM Form #: SG24-7526-00
(340 pages)

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Authors: Jouko Jantti, Diane Goff, Angelique Greenhaw, Pete Sadler, Thomas Esser


This IBM Redbooks publication provides an overview of the new functions and enhancements in IBM Information Management System (IMS) Version 10. IBM continues to enhance IMS integration, manageability, and scalability.

IMS helps you with On Demand Business enablement, growth, availability, and systems management that current and newer environments and cost measures require. IMS Version 10 helps in addressing your On Demand Business needs through integration/openness, manageability, and scalability, providing:

- Integration with other products and platforms across the Internet, supporting open standards that benefit you, and taking best advantage of the latest industry tooling for application development and connectivity

- Manageability in staging users to autonomic computing, easing installation and use, eliminating and reducing outages, and minimizing the education curve for users of IMS

- Scalability with virtualization in assuring flexibility for growth and expansion in a heterogeneous environment while utilizing the latest hardware and software facilities to optimize performance, capacity, availability, and recovery

This book is intended for individuals who are migrating their IMS systems to IMS Version 10 and provides the essential necessary information.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Overview of IMS Version 10 enhancements
Chapter 2. System enhancements
Chapter 3. Database enhancements
Chapter 4. Transaction Manager enhancements
Chapter 5. Manageability enhancements
Chapter 6. Dynamic Resource Definition
Chapter 7. DBRC enhancements
Chapter 8. Connectivity enhancements
Chapter 9. Integration enhancements
Chapter 10. Installation and migration considerations
Appendix A. Tools support for IMS Version 10

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