- 5 hours
The Introducing IMS course provides a broad overview of IMS describing its purpose, strengths and weaknesses, functional components and processing concepts.
Suitable for anyone requiring general information about how IMS is used.
No prerequisites are required for this course.
After completing this course, the student will be able to:
- Describe what IMS is and how it is used
- Identify IMS Transaction Manager and Database Manager Components
- List Types of IMS Databases
- Describe the Purpose of Control Regions and Support Regions
What is IMS?
IMS Strengths and Weaknesses
IMS Online and Batch Programs
Communicating with IMS
Purpose of the IMS Transaction Manager
IMS Transaction Manager Features
Handling of Transactions and Messages
Running Online and Batch Work
Purpose of the IMS Database Manager
IMS Database Manager Features
IMS Database Hierarchical Structure
Types of IMS Databases
IMS Control Regions
IMS Logging and Recovery
IMS Support Regions