March 21, 2000
IMS Performance Analyzer Provides Enhanced Full Function and Fast Path Support
At a Glance
IMS Performance Analyzer (IMS PA) Version 2 provides:
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The IMS Performance Analyzer Version 2 (IMS PA) adds new features and functions that can help provide you with the information needed to manage IMS resources and system performance. IMS PA provides more than 30 reports to meet a broad range of IMS systems analysis objectives. These reports can help optimize IMS system and application performance.
IMS PA can help:
IMS PA Version 2 provides enhancements to existing functions and adds support for the IMS Fast Path environment. IMS PA Version 2 includes:
IMS PA supports the IMS Version 5, 6, and 7 operating environments.
Planned Availability Date
IMS Performance Analyzer (IMS PA) is fast becoming the standard for IMS resource and performance management. IMS PA provides a wide variety of performance, usage, and availability reports that can help analyze IMS system performance and IMS application behavior. The IMS PA combines the features and functions of predecessor programs with new reports and features to further improve the information delivered and make it easier to analyze.
IMS PA Version 2 provides the following new features and functions:
IMS V7 support for all Log and Monitor reports
New IMS V7 Fast Path Monitor Record Support
Region Summary and Detail report enhancements:
Program Summary and Detail report enhancements:
Database IWAIT report enhancement:
Total System IWAIT report enhancements:
Program Analysis report enhancements:
Program Trace report enhancements:
New Fast Path Analysis reports:
IMS PA provides non-intrusive monitoring facilities based on existing data sources, largely the existing IMS log. It does not incur any additional performance overhead on a running system in order to produce its statistics. The online Interface provides extensive help capabilities, including a description of each report and its usage.
IMS PA helps provide the information needed to effectively analyze IMS system performance. Combined with other IBM high-performance IMS tools, IMS PA can help improve IMS system performance and database availability. Can you afford to be without it?
Hardware and Software Support Services
IBM SmoothStart or Installation Services will not be provided for the IMS Performance Analyzer.
Specified Operating Environment
Security, Auditability, and Control
The announced program uses the security and auditability features of the supported IMS and/or MVS systems. The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities.
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Orders for new licenses can be placed now.
Shipment will not occur before the availability date.
Unless a later date is specified, orders entered before the planned availability date will be assigned a schedule date of one week following availability.
Shipment will begin on the planned availability date.
New users of IMS PA should specify:
Type Model 5697 F02
Basic License: There is no Early Support Plan for this product.
Entry Support License (ESL): To order an ESL, specify the program number, feature number 9001 for asset registration, and the applicable ESL one-time charge (OTC) feature number. Also specify the feature number of the desired distribution medium.
ESL One-Time Program Number/ Charge Description Feature Number 5697-F02, IMS Performance 0018 Analyzer
ESL machines can be determined by referring to the IBM Entry End User/390 Attachment (Z125-4379).
Parallel Sysplex® License Charge (PSLC) Basic License: To order a basic license, specify the program number and feature number 9001 for asset registration. Specify the PSLC Base feature. If applicable, specify the PSLC Level A, B, C, and D features and quantity.
If there is more than one program copy in a Parallel Sysplex, the charge for all copies is associated to one license by specifying the applicable PSLC feature numbers and quantity represented by the sum of the Service Units in Millions (MSUs) in your Parallel Sysplex. For all other program copies, specify the PSLC No-Charge (NC) Identifier feature on the licenses.
Also, specify the feature number of the desired distribution medium.
PSLC PSLC Basic License Machine Feature MLC Feature MSU Capacity Number Description 1 0001 PSLC Base, 1 MSU 2 0002 PSLC Base, 2 MSUs 3 0003 PSLC Base, 3 MSUs 4 -- 45 0004 PSLC Level A, 1 MSU 0005 PSLC Level A, 42 MSUs 46 -- 175 0006 PSLC Level B, 1 MSU 0007 PSLC Level B, 10 MSUs 0008 PSLC Level B, 50 MSUs 176 -- 315 0009 PSLC Level C, 1 MSU 0010 PSLC Level C, 10 MSUs 0011 PSLC Level C, 50 MSUs PSLC PSLC Basic License Machine Feature MLC Feature MSU Capacity Number Description 316 or more 0012 PSLC Level D, 1 MSU 0013 PSLC Level D, 50 MSUs N/A 0014 PSLC NC Identifier
Example 1: For a single machine with 11 MSUs, the PSLC features would be:
Example 2: For two machines in a Parallel Sysplex, which have an aggregation of 60 MSUs, the PSLC features would be:
PSLC chargeable license #1:
PSLC no-charge license #2:
Single Version Charging: To elect single version charging, the customer must notify IBM and identify the prior program and replacement program and the designated machine the programs are operating on.
Growth Opportunity License Charge (GOLC): To order a Multiprise® 3000, specify the program number, feature number 9001 for asset registration, and the GOLC monthly charge feature number from the table below. Also, specify the feature number for the desired distribution medium.
Multiprise 3000 GOLC Model Feature Number H30 0015 H50 0016 H70 0017
Basic Machine-Readable Material
Feature Distribution Environment Number Medium IMS Performance 5801 9/6250 bpi tape Analyzer IMS Performance 5802 3480 cartridge Analyzer IMS Performance 5042 4-mm cartridge Analyzer
Customization Options: Select the appropriate feature numbers to customize your order to specify the delivery options desired. These features can be specified on the initial or MES orders.
Example: If publications are not desired for the initial order, specify feature number 3470 to ship media only. For future updates, specify feature number 3480 to ship media updates only. If, in the future, publication updates are required, order an MES to remove feature number 3480; then, the publications will ship with the next release of the program.
Feature Description Number Initial Shipments Serial Number Only (suppresses shipment 3444 of media and documentation) Ship Media Only (suppresses initial 3470 shipment of documentation) Ship Documentation Only (suppresses 3471 initial shipment of media) Satellite Electronic Delivery 3450 Update Shipments Ship Media Updates Only (suppresses 3480 update shipment of documentation) Ship Documentation Only (suppresses 3481 update shipment of media) Suppress Updates (suppresses update 3482 shipment of media and documentation) Satellite Electronic Delivery 3450 Expedite Shipments Local IBM Office Expedite 3445 (for IBM use only) Customer Expedite Process Charge 3446 ($30 charge for each product)
Expedite shipments will be processed to receive 72-hour delivery from the time IBM Software Delivery and Fulfillment (SDF) receives the order. SDF will then ship the order via overnight air transportation.
Unlicensed Documentation: A program directory and one copy of the following publications are supplied automatically with the basic machine-readable material.
Order Title Number IMS Performance Analyzer SC26-9689 User's Guide IMS Performance Analyzer SC27-0705 Report Analysis IMS Performance Analyzer GC26-9690 Licensed Program Specification
Additional copies of unlicensed publications are available for a fee immediately. These copies may be ordered from your IBM representative, through the Publication Notification System (PNS), or by direct order.
Subsequent updates (technical newsletters or revisions between releases) to the publications shipped with the product will be distributed to the user of record for as long as a license for this software remains in effect. A separate publication order or subscription is not needed.
Terms and Conditions
Replaced Program Replacement Program Program Program Program Program Number Name Number Name 5697-B89 IMS Performance 5697-F02 IMS Performance Analyzer V1 Analyzer V2 5697-F02 IMS Performance Analyzer V2 To a follow-on if any
The charges provided in this announcement are suggested retail prices for the U.S. only and are provided for your information only. Dealer prices may vary, and prices may also vary by country. Prices are subject to change without notice. For additional information and current prices, contact your local IBM representative.
Basic Feature One-Time Description Number Charge Entry End User/390 0018 $1,190 Entry Support License
GOLC Monthly Multiprise 3000 Feature License Description Number Charge H30 0015 $ 611 H50 0016 751 H70 0017 1,031
Basic Monthly MSU Feature License Description Capacity Number Charge PSLC Base, 1 MSU 1 0001 $ 472 PSLC Base, 2 MSUs 2 0002 499 PSLC Base, 3 MSUs 3 0003 527 PSLC Level A, 1 MSU 4 -- 45 0004 28 PSLC Level A, 42 MSUs 0005 1,176 PSLC Level B, 1 MSU 46 -- 175 0006 12 PSLC Level B, 10 MSUs 0007 120 PSLC Level B, 50 MSUs 0008 600 PSLC Level C, 1 MSU 176 -- 315 0009 9 PSLC Level C, 10 MSUs 0010 90 PSLC Level C, 50 MSUs 0011 450 PSLC Level D, 1 MSU 316 or more 0012 7 PSLC Level D, 50 MSUs 0013 350
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Note: Shipments will begin after the planned availability date.