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IMS Enterprise Suite
Offers no-charge integration solutions and tooling that support open integration technologies, enable new application development, and extend access to IMS transactions and data. The IMS Enterprise Suite download includes the following components:

  • IMS Mobile Solutions - consists of two components:
    • z/OS: IMS Mobile Feature Pack service provider (WebSphere Application Server for z/OS with z/OS Connect feature installed)
    • Windows: IMS Explorer for Development for service creation and administration, downloadable from this page

Supported platforms vary by component as indicated. Components for z/OS environments can be ordered from Shop zSeries as part of IMS Enterprise Suite for z/OS V3, PID 5655-TDA; components for other environments can be downloaded by clicking Download now, below.

IMS TM Resource Adapter

Enables you to more easily create Java applilcations that either access IMS transactions or process callout requests from IMS applications over the Internet.

IMS Universal Drivers

Offers multiple options for access to IMS data, including access to IMS from both z/OS and distributed (non-z/OS) platforms. The IMS Universal drivers, a set of Java drivers and resource adapters that provide an application programming framework, include:

  • IMS Universal JDBC driver, a standalone JDBC 3.0 driver for making SQL-based database calls to IMS databases.
  • IMS Universal JCA/JDBC driver with local transaction support, which provides a JDBC programming interface and local transaction support when deployed on any supported Java EE application server.
    Note: This package provides local transaction support only. If driving a combination of local and XA transactions, use the driver described below.
  • IMS Universal JCA/JDBC driver with XA transaction support, which provides a JDBC programming interface and both XA transaction and local transaction support when deployed on any supported Java EE application server.

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