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  • - IBM Confidential
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Where and How to Find IMS Information - IMS UG May 2013 Seattle Where and How to Find IMS Information - IMS UG May 2013 Seattle Presentation Transcript

  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2013 IBM CorporationVictoria, BC IMS User GroupWhere and How to Find IMS InformationNancy SteinIBM IMS Advanced Technical Skillsngstein@us.ibm.comMay 7, 2013
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM CorporationAcknowledgements and Disclaimers:Availability. References in this presentation to IBM products, programs, or services do not imply thatthey will be available in all countries in which IBM operates.The workshops, sessions and materials have been prepared by IBM or the session speakers and reflecttheir own views. They are provided for informational purposes only, and are neither intended to, norshall have the effect of being, legal or other guidance or advice to any participant. While efforts weremade to verify the completeness and accuracy of the information contained in this presentation, it isprovided AS-IS without warranty of any kind, express or implied. IBM shall not be responsible for anydamages arising out of the use of, or otherwise related to, this presentation or any other materials.Nothing contained in this presentation is intended to, nor shall have the effect of, creating any warrantiesor representations from IBM or its suppliers or licensors, or altering the terms and conditions of theapplicable license agreement governing the use of IBM software.All customer examples described are presented as illustrations of how those customers have used IBMproducts and the results they may have achieved. Actual environmental costs and performancecharacteristics may vary by customer. Nothing contained in these materials is intended to, nor shall havethe effect of, stating or implying that any activities undertaken by you will result in any specific sales,revenue growth or other results.© 2013 IBM Corporation2© Copyright IBM Corporation 2013. All rights reserved.– U.S. Government Users Restricted Rights - Use, duplication or disclosure restricted by GSA ADPSchedule Contract with IBM Corp.IBM, the IBM logo, ibm.com, System z, zEC12, z196, z10EC, zBX, zIIP, zAAP, ICF, SAP, SoftwareXcel, zOS,zLINUX, IMS, InfoSphere, DB2, CICS, RACF, Rational and WebSphere, are trademarks or registeredtrademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.If these and other IBM trademarked terms are marked on their first occurrence in this information with atrademark symbol (® or ™), these symbols indicate U.S. registered or common law trademarks owned byIBM at the time this information was published. Such trademarks may also be registered or common lawtrademarks in other countries. A current list of IBM trademarks is available on the Web at “Copyright andtrademark information” at www.ibm.com/legal/copytrade.shtmlOther company, product, or service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.May 2013
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM CorporationAgenda IMS Information Resources IMS Home Page IMS Tech Docs IMS Redbooks IMS Newsletter IMS User Groups IMS Searches on Google IMS-L LISTSERV IMS on developerWorks IMS on Facebook IMS on LinkedInIn IMS on Twitter IMS on YouTube IMS App in Apple Store SHARE Organization 2013 IOD Conference Guide SHARE Europe IBM Online IM Info Center IBM Local IM Info Center IBM Request for Enhancement IBM ServiceLink3 May 2013 © 2013 IBM Corporation View slide
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM CorporationIMS Home Page4 May 2013 © 2013 IBM Corporation View slide
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM CorporationIMS Home Page 3 Tabs– Why IMS– Downloads– Integration Solutions “Why IMS”– Grow your business, lower your costs, and integrate your enterprise with IMS “What we offer”– SoftwareIMS 13 – Preview IMS Enterprise SuiteIMS 12 IMS ToolsIMS 11 IMS Tools Solution Packs Right-side ColumnContact IBM IMS Family Links +What’s new Related links & software +Communities Featured webcastsIMS Resources +5 May 2013 © 2013 IBM Corporation
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM CorporationIMS Home Page – Downloads Tab6 May 2013 © 2013 IBM Corporation
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation “IMS Enterprise Suite” - Downloads– IMS Enterprise Suite SOAP Gateway– IMS Enterprise Suite Connect APIs for Java and C– IMS Enterprise Suite DLIModel utility plug-in– IMS Enterprise Suite Explorer for Development– IMS Enterprise Suite Java Message Service API– Universal Drivers– Installable information center framework “IMS TM Resource Adapter” - Download– Enables you to more easily create Java applications that either access IMS transactionsor process callout requests from IMS applications over the Internet “IMS MFS Web Solutions” - Download– Enables you to reuse your existing Message Format Service based IMS business logicon the web through TCP/IP Right-side ColumnContact IBM IMS Family Links +What’s new Related links & software +Communities Featured webcastsIMS Resources +7 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIMS Home Page – Downloads Tab
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM CorporationIMS Home Page – Integration Solutions Tab8 May 2013 © 2013 IBM Corporation
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation IMS Database Manager, IMS Transaction Manager, and IMS Enterprise Suite integratewith other IBM software to create interconnected, intelligent systems that redefineEnterprise, lower your TCO, and deliver the qualities of service that you demand. “IBM WebSphere” – Learn more– IBM WebSphere DataPower– IMS Web 2.0 solution for IBM WebSphere sMash– IBM WebSphere MQ for z/OS– IBM WebSphere Application Servers– IBM WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus for z/OS– IBM WebSphere Message Broker– IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender for Integration Servers “IBM Cognos Business Intelligence” “IBM InfoSphere”– IBM InfoSphere Guardium Data Encryption for DB2 and IMS Database– IBM InfoSphere Optim Test Data Management Solution for z/OS– IBM InfoSphere Information Server Family– IBM InfoSphere Classic Federation Server for z/OS– IBM InfoSphere Classic Replication Server for z/OS– IBM InfoSphere Classic Data Event Publisher for z/OS Right-side Column … (same as IMS Home Page)9 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIMS Home Page – Integration Solutions Tab
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation10 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIMS Techdocs
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation11 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIMS Techdocs
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation12 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIBM Redbooks
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation13 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIBM RedbooksSearch for IMS Redbooks
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation14 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIBM RedbooksQuick Link to IBM’s IMS Redbooks
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation15 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIBM RedbooksSubscribe to IBM’s Redbooks weekly newsletterRSS = RDF Site SummaryStandard XML-based files thatprovide a means for syndicating andaggregating Web content.
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation16 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIBM Redbooks Newsletter email
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation17 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIBM Redbook Residencies IBM Redbooks are developed through a unique residency program thatteams IBM technical professionals with Business Partners, clients, andIBM product development staff. Depending on the market needs of aproduct or solution, a team of residents is chosen through a competitivenomination process and works at one of the ITSO centers for two to eightweeks, devoted to developing IBM Redbooks. Would you like to join ateam writing an IBM Redbooks publication? Find an upcomingresidency in the list below and submit an online nomination! Note: Note: The ITSO pays authorized travel and living expenses for allresidents, but does not compensate for the time or services of itsresidents. For IBMers, ITSO residency travel is pre-approved. SeeHow Residencies Work for more details. .
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation18 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIMS Newsletter
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation19 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIMS Newsletter
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation20 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIMS Newsletter http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/dzichelp/v2r2/topic/com.ibm.imsnews.doc/newsletter.htm
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation21 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIMS Newsletter Subscription
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation22 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIMS Regional User Groups www-01.ibm.com/software/data/ims/usergroups.html
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation23 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIMS Regional User Groups http://www.slideshare.net/IBMIMS
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation24 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationVirtual IMS User GroupPresence:• Facebook• Twitter• LinkedIn• Google+Coordinator:Trevor Eddollstrevor@itech-ed.com
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation25 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIMS Searches on GoogleSAMPLE SEARCHES– IBM IMS– IMS InfoCenter 13– IMS ODBM– IMS HALDB– IMSplex– IMS DFS3303I– IMS U3303– IMS Enterprise Suite
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation26 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIMS-L LISTSERVIMS-L LISTSERV is used by members to postIMS related questions, and to offer suggestions,answers, or recommendations based upon theresponders experience / knowledge / skills
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation27 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIMS-L LISTSERV Discussion Archive
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation28 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIMS-L LISTSERV Registration Register for a LISTSERV id and password– http://imslistserv.bmc.com/scripts/wa-BMC.exe?GETPW1=&X=&Y
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation29 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIMS-L LISTSERV Subscription Subscribe to a “Digest” email versus regular individual emails– http://imslistserv.bmc.com/scripts/wa-BMC.exe?SUBED1=ims-l&A=1
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation30 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIMS-L LISTSERV LinksList Registration: http://imslistserv.bmc.com/scripts/wa-BMC.exe?GETPW1=&X=&YList Home Page: http://imslistserv.bmc.com/scripts/wa-BMC.exe?A0=ims-lList Archive: http://imslistserv.bmc.com/scripts/wa-BMC.exe?INDEXListServe Doc: http://www.lsoft.com/resources/manuals.aspList Owner: mailto:IMS-L-request@IMSLISTSERV.BMC.COMList Unsubscribe: mailto:IMS-L-unsubscribe-request@IMSLISTSERV.BMC.COMList Subscribe: mailto:IMS-L-subscribe-request@IMSLISTSERV.BMC.COM
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation31 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIMS on developerWorks IMS Best Practices IMS Examples Collection IMS Today Blog
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation32 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIMS on FaceBook
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation33 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIMS on LinkedIn
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation34 May 2013 © 2013 IBM Corporation“IBM_IMS” on Twitter
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation35 May 2013 © 2013 IBM Corporation“IMSTWIT” on TwitterFollow me:“IMSTWIT”
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation36 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIMS on YouTubeAlternativeSearch:“IBM IMS”
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation37 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIMS App in the APPLE StoreTest your IMSknowledge with arange of multiplechoice questions!
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation38 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationSHARE Organization
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation39 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationSHARE Content Center http://www.share.org/p/us/in/
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation40 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationSHARE IMS Proceedings
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation41 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationInformation On Demand Conference
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation42 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationGuide SHARE Europe / Nordic
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation43 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIM Information CenterContents View(navigation treestructure)
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation44 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationThe Information Center…more than just product information
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation45 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationThe Information Center…more than just product information
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation46 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationCool features of the Information CenterOptimized for GoogleSearch:•Users can easily getto information aboutIBM IM softwareproducts (IMS, DB2,Tools, etc…)•99% of Websearches that lead toInfo Center topicscome from Google
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation47 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationCool features of the Information Center (cont’d) Set a search scope to search only the products that you use
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation48 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationCool features of the Information Center (cont’d) Set a search scope to search within a subset of topicsThissearchscope……searchesonly thissubset of thetree
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation49 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationCool features of the Information Center (cont’d) Search topic icon: Search a topic or a topic and all its subtopicsSearch this topicSearch this topic and all subtopics
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation50 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationCool features of the Information Center (cont’d)Parent topic links and links to related product information and other resources
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation51 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationCool features of the Information Center (cont’d) Hover over a Parent topic link or a Related task link, and you will see a shortdescription, which is the first paragraph of the linked-to topic. Short descriptions are a preview to target topic content (and also appear inGoogle search results).Toggle between show and hide topic descriptions
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation52 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationCool features of the Information Center (cont’d)“Breadcrumbs”: active links that show a topic’s location within the overall center
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation53 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationCool features of the Information Center (cont’d) Integrated search: Technotes, APARs, Redbooks, whitepapers, articles,tutorialsSelect a document typeAll document typesTechnotesRedbooks, whitepapers, articles & tutorialsProblem reports (APARS) and flashesalso IBM developerWorks and Additional Web resources
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation54 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationCool features of the Information Center (cont’d) RSS feeds for automatic notification about updatesReally Simple Syndication of feeds, web feeds, channels
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation55 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationCool features of the Information Center (cont’d)• Three animated Flashtours describe how touse the IC• Click the “Tour theinformation center” linkon the IC home page Run through Info Center education at your own pace
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation56 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationCool features of the Information Center (cont’d) An easy way to send us feedback1. Click Feedbackin the bottom ofany topic.2. A form opensthat isprepopulatedwith topicinformation.3. Type yourcomments andclick Submit.
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation57 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationCool features of the Information Center (cont’d) Print topics icon: Print a topic or a topic and all of its subtopics
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation58 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationYes, you can take Information Center with you Meets the needs customers who don’t have Internet access Install on a computer or intranet server Install only the products and versions you need A locally installable version is available
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation59 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationInstallable Information Center• The installable version of the Information Management Software forz/OS Solutions InfoCenter provides the following benefits:• Access to the same information that is in the online information center(http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/imzic/) without a persistentInternet connection• Control over which product information you download• A centralized documentation source. In an intranet environment, youcan download and maintain the information on a single computer andaccess the information from other computers on the network• The new version of the installable information center is available inmultiple languages and runs on Windows XP and Windows 7.• For information about downloading the installable information center:http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/dzichelp/v2r2/topic/com.ibm.dzic.doc/installabledzic.htm
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation60 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationLinks to Information Center Resources External IM Information Center:– http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/imzic• InfoCenter URL for IMS V12 documentation:– http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/dzichelp/v2r2/topic/com.ibm.ims12.doc/imshome_v12.htm• InfoCenter URL for IMS V13 Release Planning Guide:• http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/dzichelp/v2r2/topic/com.ibm.ims13.doc.rpg/rpg.htm• This manual will be updated / republished when the product becomes generally available• InfoCenter URL for IMS Enterprise Suite V2.2– http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/dzichelp/v2r2/topic/com.ibm.ims.es22.doc/ies_home.htm Launch page for the Flash animated tours:– http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/imzic/topic/com.ibm.dzic.doc/dzicviewlet.htm Search for APARs and PTFs from the Information Center:– http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/imzic/topic/com.ibm.support.dzic.doc/html/search.html
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation61 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationTop 10 reasons to use the IM Information Center1. Contains more than just IMS product information (ie. Tools, DB2, IMS E.S.)2. The Manual PDF files are available there. No need to go to the IBMPublications Center (unless you want to buy one of the hardcopy books)3. It’s current (Promise!)4. We’ll tell you when it’s been updated (nudge, nudge)5. You can take it with you (installable version)6. Search-ability and Google-ability7. Plays well with others (no additional software is required to use it)8. Free tours are available (animated viewlets)9. It’s very easy to complain or to compliment (Feedback)10. Averages more than 23 million hits from over 63,000 users per monthIBM’s #1 accessed Information Center out of 150+ Information Centers
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation62 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationNew IBM “RFE” (Request For Enhancement)http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/podcasts/demos/special-RFE-process-1/cm-int-special-RFE-process-1.html
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation63 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIBM ServiceLink (was IBMLINK)
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation64 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationIBM ServiceLink
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation65 May 2013 © 2013 IBM Corporation Provides the following applications:– ASAP – Automatic Software Alert Process• receive critical service notifications about your products– AST – Automatic Status Tracking• notifies you when APAR/PTF status changes– ESC – Electronic Service Call– SR – Service Request• replaces Electronic Technical Response (ETR)• open, update, and monitor your service request• communicate with IBM support service• defects and How-To questions– PSP – Preventive Service Planning information– PCR – Product Cross Reference information– SIS – Service Information Search• search for service and support information (ie. APARs/PTFs)– SRD – Service Request and Delivery• order corrective, preventative, coexistence, HIPER/PE mtce.• customized and non-customizedIBM ServiceLink
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation66 Update includes IMS 10, IMS11 and IMS 12 functions http://www.amazon.com/Introduction-IMS-Complete-Information-Management/dp/0132886871An Introduction to IMS – Second Edition
  • Advanced Technical Skills (ATS) North America© 2010 IBM Corporation67 May 2013 © 2013 IBM CorporationData Management Communities for IMS Data Management Community – share and interact on all DataManagement topics with peers around the world www.ibm.com/software/data/management/community.html IMS Community – share and interact with IMS peers around the world http://www-01.ibm.com/software/data/ims/community/ IMS Regional User Groups – find a meeting near you www.ibm.com/software/data/ims/usergroups.html IMS Application Development Forum www.ibm.com/developerworks/forums/forum.jspa?forumID=1632 Information Champions – recognizes individuals who have made themost outstanding contributions to the Information Managementcommunity www.ibm.com/software/data/champion Rational Cafes – for host application programming languages www.ibm.com/software/rational/cafe/index.jspa COBOL Cafe – IMS Hub for application programmers www.ibm.com/software/rational/cafe/community/cobol/ims?view=overview
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