IMS Technical Introduction



This course will introduce the features of IMS.


Systems programmers, technical support staff and database administrators who are responsible for the installation, operation, maintenance and support of the IMS product.


A basic understanding of z/OS is a prerequisite for this class, successful completion of our z/OS for Beginners class or equivalent knowledge is recommended.


After completing the course, delegates will understand:

  • The components of IMS in a sysplex for message sharing.
  • IMS’s support of VTAM Generic Resources.
  • The enhancements to Fastpath Databases for Data Sharing.
  • DBRC enhancements.
  • All the miscellaneous line items.


Review of the Structure and Components of IMS

IMS Transaction Manager in a Sysplex
Shared Full Function Message Queues.
Fastpath EMH.
Common Queue Server.
VTAM generic resources.
IMS communications in a Sysplex.

IMS Database Manager Enhancements for IMSPLEX
OSAM Caching in the Coupling Facility.
Fast Database Recovery (FDR).
Data Sharing for Fastpath.
Shared VSOs.
Shared SDEPs. 
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DBRC Enhancements
Daylight saving time support.
Miscellaneous changes.
Multiple performance and capacity changes.

Price (ex. VAT)

€ 2.460,00 per person


3 days


  •  virtual
  •  08-07-2024 - 10-07-2024
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Delivery methods

  • Classroom
  • On-site (at your location)
  • Virtual (instructor online)


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