IMS Integration and Connectivity Across the Enterprise

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 10 December 2013, updated 08 April 2014

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ISBN-10: 0738439010
ISBN-13: 9780738439013
IBM Form #: SG24-8174-00
(506 pages)

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Authors: Paolo Bruni, Jenny Hung, Knut Kubein, Evgeni Liakhovich, Geoff Nicholls, Gary Wicks


This IBM® Redbooks® publication gives a broad understanding of IBM IMS™ integration and connectivity solutions to access applications and data stores across your enterprise architecture.

As an application developer, architect, systems integrator, or systems programmer, there is important information that is available in this book that pertains to your responsibilities to continue to include the proven performance, data integrity, and workload distribution that is available from IMS in to selected projects that are related to your entire enterprise.

This book updates and adds to the information in the following IBM Redbooks publications:

  • IMS e-business Connectors: A Guide to IMS Connectivity, SG24-6514
  • IMS Connectivity in an On Demand Environment: A Practical Guide to IMS Connectivity, SG24-6794
  • Powering SOA Solutions with IMS, SG24-7662
  • IBM IMS Version 12 Technical Overview, SG24-7972
  • IMS 12: The IMS Catalog, REDP-4812
  • Rethink Your Mainframe Applications: Reasons and Approaches for Extension, Transformation, and Growth, REDP-4938

Table of contents

Part 1. IMS architecture and application technology fundamentals
Chapter 1. IMS architectural overview
Chapter 2. IMS Connect
Chapter 3. IMS Connect Extensions for z/OS
Chapter 4. Open Transaction Manager Access
Chapter 5. SOAP application technology
Chapter 6. Java Platform, Enterprise Edition application technology
Part 2. Extended architecture and application technology of IMS
Chapter 7. COBOL dynamic SQL access to IBM IMS databases
Chapter 8. The IMS catalog
Chapter 9. IMS Explorer and Open Database connectivity
Chapter 10.IMS Data Provider for Microsoft .NET
Chapter 11.IMS mobile enablement solutions
Chapter 12. IBM WebSphere DataPower and IMS integration
Appendix A. Sample code
Appendix B. Additional material

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