2011 06 ims_explorer_june_techpreview

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Marilene Roder's presentation on the technology preview of IMS Explorer, Toronto IMS RUG meeting on June 30, 2011

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2011 06 ims_explorer_june_techpreview

  1. 1. IBM Software Group | IMSIMS Enterprise Suite ExplorerMarilene Rodermarilene@us.ibm.comSoftware Engineer © 2011 IBM Corporation
  2. 2. IBM Software Group | IMSIMS Application Development (AD) Challenges Shrinking knowledge base around IMS & hierarchical data base model Difficult to find DLI programmers Fewer experienced COBOL and PL/I programmers Lack of integrated development solutions and tools Difficult to test and deploy applications2 IBM Confidential © 2011 IBM Corporation
  3. 3. IBM Software Group | IMSIMS Simplification Strategy NEW IMS interfaces IMS interfaces IMS Installation Installation and DDL JCL IMS and Operations ISPF Operations TM/DB Restful SDSF JES Schemas User Mods Application Application User Exits Development Development Dynamic DBDGEN PSBGEN Point and ACBGEN Click Database OLC DRD Reporting Reporting and Analysis Drag and DLI and Analysis Drop Reduce the need for special, in-depth IMS skills3 IBM Confidential © 2011 IBM Corporation
  4. 4. IBM Software Group | IMSIMS Simplification Strategy Requirement: IMS Explorer IMS Explorer for Administration (Eclipse) (Web Browser) Developer Administrator ISPF4 IBM Confidential © 2011 IBM Corporation
  5. 5. IBM Software Group | IMSEclipse Integrated Development Environment – Is a fully Integrated Development Environment supporting – Java, C/C++/C#, PERL, PHP, HTML, JSP™, EJB™ … – Integration platform for tools and open platform for application development tools – Easily add new tools to existing installed products – common shell sharing – All IBM Rational® products are Eclipse based Tool A Tool B Tool C Tool D5 IBM Confidential © 2011 IBM Corporation
  6. 6. IBM Software Group | IMSIntroduction the IMS Enterprise Suite Explorer Easier visualization and editing of IMS Database and Program Definitions – Provide graphical editors to: – Display IMS database hierarchical structures – Display/create/edit PSBs – Change/add fields on a DBDs – Import Cobol CopyBooks and PL/I Structures to a database segment* – Generate of DBD and PSB source Ability to easily access IMS data using SQL statements – Leveraging IMS v11 Universal JDBC driver Connectivity to the z/OS system – Browse a Data Set and submit JCLs – Import and export DBD and PSB source files from a Data Set to the IMS Explorer, and vice-versa *Requires RDz 7.6 or later6 IBM Confidential © 2011 IBM Corporation
  7. 7. IBM Software Group | IMS Displaying an IMS Database Structure via Green Screen Logical Relationship in a DBD Source7 IBM Confidential © 2011 IBM Corporation
  8. 8. IBM Software Group | IMS Displaying a physical IMS Database Structure with IMS Explorer8 IBM Confidential © 2011 IBM Corporation
  9. 9. IBM Software Group | IMS Displaying a logical IMS Database Structure with IMS Explorer A concatenated segment and its underlying source segments9 IBM Confidential © 2011 IBM Corporation
  10. 10. IBM Software Group | IMSPSB and PCB Definitions via Green Screen10 IBM Confidential © 2011 IBM Corporation
  11. 11. IBM Software Group | IMSBuilding a PCB definition with IMS Explorer Automatic Generation Point and click to select Sensegs11 IBM Confidential © 2011 IBM Corporation
  12. 12. IBM Software Group | IMS Querying an IMS Database with DFSDDLT012 IBM Confidential © 2011 IBM Corporation
  13. 13. IBM Software Group | IMS Querying an IMS Database with IMS Explorer with Universal JDBC driver 1 – Start by establishing a connection to an IMS system …. Create a new connection … IP and Port for IMS Connect Point to an IMS Explorer project with the PSB that will be used to connect to an IMS database13 IBM Confidential © 2011 IBM Corporation
  14. 14. IBM Software Group | IMS Querying an IMS Database with IMS Explorer with Universal JDBC driver 2 – Connect … and start querying, updating, deleting IMS dataHere you can create SQL scripts with Select, SQL Builder Update, with contentDelete, Insert statements assistance to build a SQL statement Connection PSB = Schema DB PCB = Database View w/ the SQL resultsDatabase Segments 14 IBM Confidential © 2011 IBM Corporation
  15. 15. IBM Software Group | IMS Browsing Data Sets and Submitting JCL’s15 IBM Confidential © 2011 IBM Corporation
  16. 16. IBM Software Group | IMS Browsing Data Sets and Submitting JCL’s with the IMS Explorer Browse data sets Edit a data a set member JES outputis displayed here 16 IBM Confidential © 2011 IBM Corporation
  17. 17. IBM Software Group | IMS IMS Explorer Integration Strategy Out of the box shell-sharing with: Integration Road Map: • IMS Tools Phase 1 (GA) – Shell sharing Next Steps - Integration (RDz, IMS Tools, • Rational Development for Systems z Debug Tools, CICS Explorer..) • Including RDz UT •Problem Determination Tool • Debug Tool, File Manager • Optim Data Studio • CICS Explorer ….17 IBM Confidential © 2011 IBM Corporation
  18. 18. IBM Software Group | IMS Want to Learn More About IMS Explorer? www.ibm.com/ims Click on IMS Enterprise Suite18 IBM Confidential © 2011 IBM Corporation

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