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IDC Opinion - A Platform for Enterprise Data Services: The Proven Power and Flexibility of IMS from IBM
This white paper was prepared using data collected from IBM briefings and materials, interviews with a number of high-end IMS users, and background knowledge gleaned from many years of IDC research on the subject of large-scale database management.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2009
The Clipper Group: IBM's IMS - Myths Realities and Opportunities
This Analyst report was prepared by Stephen D. Bartlett, Analyst for The Clipper Group. In this report, he identifies a number of myths about the viability of IMS, and presents compelling evidence that shatters these myths and shows IMS as essential to enterprise IT.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2009
IBM discontinued service for IMS Version 10 on November 12, 2012 (see announcement letter 911-147)
Software service discontinuance: Selected System z products — Some replacements available
Last updated: 02 Aug 2012
Preview: IBM IMS 12 Transaction and Database Servers
The next release of IMS (version 12) offers extremely high performance and availability at a very low cost per transaction. Key benefits include: lower operating costs, simplified interfaces to ease operations, and enhanced capabilities to support growth.
Last updated: 05 Oct 2010
IBM Redbooks for IMS
IBM Redbooks provide positioning and value guidance, installation and implementation experiences, typical solution scenarios, and step-by-step how-to guidelines for IMS and other IBM products. They often include sample code and other technical support materials.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2011
Settling IMS database exceptions via the Tools Base Administration Console for z/OS
This article shows you how to manage a group of IMS™ databases, and how to troubleshoot problems when a database has an exception. The IBM® Tools Base Administration Console for z/OS® displays exceptions and statistical information, offering powerful tools to help you manage the health of your resources.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2011
IMS Product Library - Version 13
Get IMS 13 documentation in HTML and PDF book formats in the IBM Publications Center.
Last updated: 23 Dec 2013
Automating and Simplifying IMS Database Monitoring
Learn how the IMS Database Solution Pack, the IMS Fast Path Solution Pack and the IBM® Tools Base for z/OS® can help automate and simplify your IMS database monitoring.
Last updated: 15 Aug 2012
IMS Product Library - Version 12
Get IMS Version 12 documentation in HTML and PDF book formats in the IBM Publications Center.
Last updated: 31 May 2012
IMS Product Library - Version 11
This library provides links to IMS Version 11 documentation, which is available in PDF book format in the IBM Publications Center and in HTML and PDF book formats in the information center. The IMS Messages and Codes books are also available in BookManager format in the IBM Publications Center.
Last updated: 01 May 2010
Migrating to a new version of IMS with the help of IMS Cloning Tool
Learn how you can avoid surprises and delays during your IMS migration, using the IBM IMS Cloning Tool to quickly refresh data and test environments. By maintaining exact replicas of your production environments that accurately reflect production characteristics, your risks are reduced.
Last updated: 15 Feb 2013
Coordinated DB2 and IMS Application Recovery
Learn how to recover a DB2 and IMS application to a consistent point in time with the combined resources of DB2 Recovery Expert for z/OS and IMS Recovery Expert for z/OS -- using both DB2 objects and IMS databases for high quality results.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2012
IBM IMS Tools Autonomics and Modernization: Putting Information to Work
Find out about the latest developments in the IBM Corporation's evolution of IMS and IMS Tools. This paper covers new enhancements to the IMS Tools portfolio – powerful features that move IMS database administration toward automation, freeing up database administration skills for more important tasks, and more.
Last updated: 19 Apr 2012