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Host Presentation - IMS UG Hartford & Boston 10-2013


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Host Presentation - IMS UG Hartford & Boston 10-2013

  1. 1. IMS Regional User Groups Boston, October 22, 2013 Hartford, October 24, 2013 2013 Steve Nathan IMS RUG Advocate Boston/Hartford IBM Silicon Valley Lab Worldwide User Groups © 2013 IBM Corporation
  2. 2. Today’s Agenda • Welcome and Introductions • IMS 13 Database Enhancements: Nancy Stein • How to Migrate to a New Version of IMS Faster and Easier Using IMS Tools: Ron Bisceglia • Lunch! • IMS Catalog and IMS Open Database: Nancy Stein • IBM GDPS Active-Active and IMS Replication: Gregory Vance • Feedback Survey – © 2013 IBM Corporation
  3. 3. Notice to Employees and Representatives from GOE Entities • At this IBM function, IBM is providing breakfast and lunch meals and/or promotional items and considers this a normal business courtesy. U.S. Federal government regulations and some state or local government agencies do not permit their employees to accept food or refreshments from contractors doing business with them. • IBM provides this notice to assist you in ensuring that your acceptance of the amenities is in compliance with your employer’s internal policies. If your receipt of the amenities during your attendance and participation in the event presents an issue, please advise IBM, and plan for alternate meal options. © 2013 IBM Corporation 3
  4. 4. IMS 13: Speed IMS 13 delivers a new world record benchmark of 117,292 Transactions Per Second – Single IMS System will Read/Write with Full Back up and Restore Capability Speed access to IMS data using native SQL from COBOL applications Increase workload throughput by up to 130% Further lowers cost per transaction and accelerates time to market – 26+ Billion Transactions Per Day Run on IMS 4 © 2013 IBM Corporation
  5. 5. IMS 13 Simplicity & Affordability Simplicity: –New Web interface for easier administration –Expanded Eclipse-based function with IMS Explorer –Easier IMS data access using SQL from COBOL and .NET apps Affordability – Significant CPU Savings for IMS Clients Up to 10% CPU savings for traditional workloads Up to 15% CPU savings for specialized workloads Up to 62% CPU savings for Java workloads “..IMS 13 upgrades have been really easy to implement and have run very smoothly. I have been really impressed by the ease of installing the new version and shipping it to our systems." – United Kingdom-based Bank 5 © 2013 IBM Corporation
  6. 6. New Monthly License Charge (MLC) Pricing Strategy IMS 11, 12 & 13 all cost the same DB2 9, 10 and 11 all cost the same Simpler model – Prices equalized across all versions of MLC middleware – New versions announce at flat VTV – Price increases addressed with a single annual GPA across the MLC portfolio Why? – Removes pricing obstacle to version upgrades – Provide consistency of price changes over time – More closely aligns with industry SW pricing practices When? – 3Q13/4Q13 announcements equalize prices • Includes IMS, DB2, and COBOL • CICS was previously equalized • Effective January 2014 (April 1 in Japan) – 4Q13 DB2 and IMS GA with no additional price increase – 2015 GPA (general price action) for MLC products EXTERNAL ANNOUNCEMENT LETTER 313-070 8.27.13 6 © 2013 IBM Corporation
  7. 7. Introducing: IMS Database Value Unit Edition • The same high-speed, highly available IMS data server at a • • • • • one-time charge price Provides competitive advantage to IMS data sharing clients requiring additional cost-effective access to IMS data for net new workload. Expressly for net new applications or workloads in Java or SQL only, through IMS Open Database, from applications on WebSphere Application Server on z/OS Adds new customized capabilities addressing business growth based on key business initiatives including services-oriented architecture (SOA), enterprise and mobile access strategy, and operational business intelligence (BI). Leverages the unique industry-leading performance and workload management capabilities of IMS. Value Unit Edition © 2013 IBM Corporation
  8. 8. Upcoming Conferences featuring IMS IBM Enterprise Systems October 21 - 25 Orlando, FL IMS Day in Germany Konigstein, Germany October 23, 24 IBM Information on Demand November 3 – November 8 Las Vegas, NV IMS Symposium, EMEA/Germany Konigstein, Germany March 2014 © 2013 IBM Corporation
  9. 9. IMS Sessions @ IOD 2013 • IMS Disaster Recovery Overview • Improving IMS Performance via Dynamic • IMS 13 Transaction Manager: Simpler Operations in Tuning of Buffer Pools and Subpools • IMS 13 System: Easier Management with Increased an Open Environment • IMS as a Viable Cloud Platform? An Evaluation Reliability • IMS 13 DB and DBRC: Greater Resiliency for your of the Challenges and Opportunities • Your Big Data solution is not complete without Data • Up and Running on IMS in Record Time! • Increase ROI by Expanding the Life of your IMS IMS on System z • Orienteering through your Multi-Platform Enterprise: Java Development on System z Best Practices • 45 Years Strong: IMS Introduces Its Most applications for Another 45 years! • Standard access to IMS data assets from COBOL using SQL Innovative Release • Does your Big Data need maintenance? Automatic Database Reorganizations and Performance Tuning is Here • Worlds Together: IMS and .NET • IMS: The Original No SQL Big Data Engine • IMS in a Sysplex Environment: Challenges and Solutions • Managing Databases more effectively using Customer Advisory Council Meeting Customer Appreciation Dinner Certification Exams – the first is free! IMS Database Solution Pack © 2013 IBM Corporation 9
  10. 10. IMS Customer Advisory council • Monthly e-Meetings NEW! • Information On Demand (IOD) face to face meeting Customer Advisory Council Meeting Certification Exams the first is free! Interested in joining? Contact: Laura Hunsinger at © 2013 IBM Corporation 10
  11. 11. IMS Customer Sessions @ IOD 2013 • Transamerica: Dynamic Change Management in IMS, Simplified to Deliver Higher Availability • State of Arizona: Upgrading to IMS 12 from IMS 10: Lessons learned • State of Arizona: IMS has a catalog: Did you get the memo? • China Construction Bank: Achieving Consistent Microsecond Response Time in High Volume, High Growth Enterprise Databases • IMS 13 QPP Experience at Volvo IT • Sun Life Financial: Doing Mobile before Mobile was Mobile • Wellpoint: How a Company in the Healthcare Industry was able to Improve Access to Data through Cloning • Scotiabank Leverages DataPower to Expand IMS Callout Capabilities © 2013 IBM Corporation 11
  12. 12. IMS Business Value Assessment Roadmap Help clients identify ways to get more out of their IMS investment. IMS Value Assessment? Project Kickoff Call • A proactive assessment • Provides tactical and strategic Supported by Discovery Workshop Subject Matter recommendations to: Experts from Data Consolidation and Technical Assessment – Increase benefits Development Lab – Lower costs Generate Recommendations and develop workshop materials – Improve processing Deliver Recommendations Proposal for next steps. IBM Client team follow-up efficiencies for IMS applications Joint Proof Of Concept Client Implementation IBM or BP Services for Deployment Contact Laura Hunsinger,, for details 12 © 2013 IBM Corporation
  13. 13. IMS Customer Internship Program – 2014 planning Reserve your spot early to work with our team at Silicon Valley Lab in San Jose, California 2014 Customized education sessions offered to fit your business needs Program length varies depending on the sessions you and your team chooses Should have at least 1-2 years of IMS experience Contact Tori Gonzalez for more information “…every subject was successfully covered by the most appropriate expert. While I was there at SVL, the program was flexible enough so we could address certain topics which I personally identified, that would benefit me at my home location...” “…a unique experience, where I was given the opportunity to meet with the IMS developers and testers at the IBM Lab, and work side by side with them… It's incredible to meet people whose work is known worldwide.” © 2013 IBM Corporation 13
  14. 14. IMS ISV Community © 2013 IBM Corporation
  15. 15. IMS Social Community! © 2013 IBM Corporation 15
  16. 16. Celebrating IMS’s 45th Anniversary Worldwide Interested in participating? • Download & Print! • Snap Photos! • Share! © 2013 IBM Corporation 16
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  18. 18. Are you getting the most from your IMS investment? IMS is the GOLD Standard for: Availability Performance Dependability Support for IMS 10 ended on November 12, 2012 IMS makes modernizing easy and affordable We Can Help! •Version-to-Version Migrations Visit us @ •Health Checks •SOA Pilots •Capacity Planning •Shared Queues, Data Sharing, Sysplex •….and much more! © 2013 IBM Corporation Contact
  19. 19. IBM Knowledge Center Overview - IBM Knowledge Center is a “onestop shop” on for IBM technical information and resources. It will replace multiple sources of information across IBM products. Initially... Knowledge Center will combine all of our existing information centers into a single website that provides an improved, filterable search capability and a brand-new user experience. Over time… IBM Knowledge Center will be the basis for a fusion of a wide variety of sources including information centers, wikis, developerWorks, Support, Redbooks, PartnerWorld, and more. Have questions? Interested in early testing? Contact David Hanson from the IMS Information Development team: © 2013 IBM Corporation 19
  20. 20. IMS Regional User Groups • IBM IMS experts provide free education to clients on IMS-related topics based on what the clients request to hear • Provides an opportunity for clients and IBMers to come together for education, networking and camaraderie • • • • 28 RUGs worldwide Meetings are typically hosted 1 – 2 times per calendar year Each RUG has an assigned IBM Customer Advocate Find an upcoming user group near you: © 2013 IBM Corporation 20
  21. 21. Questions? © 2013 IBM Corporation