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IMS HOST Presentation October 15 Update2 - IMS UG Fort Lauderdale 2013

  1. 1. IMS Regional User Groups Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2013 2013 Jeff Pearce IMS RUG Advocate IBM Silicon Valley Lab Worldwide User Groups © 2013 IBM Corporation
  2. 2. 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 2
  3. 3. Today’s Agenda • • • • • • • Welcome and Introductions, Jeff Pearce – IBM IMS 13 Overview, Diane Goff - IBM Data Power and IMS, Suzie Wendler - IBM Lunch IMS Mobility concepts, Suzie Wendler - IBM IMS Synchronous Programming, Suzie Wendler - IBM Open Database Solutions, Susie Wendler - IBM © 2013 IBM Corporation
  4. 4. IMS 13 Speed: Record-setting benchmark IBM IMS 100,000 reasons to move to IMS 13 Still delivering the highest levels of performance, availability security, and scalability in the industry. #IBM_IMS Speed = 117,292 transactions per second © 2013 IBM Corporation
  5. 5. IMS 13: Lowest cost per transaction in the industry Up to 10% CPU savings for traditional workloads Up to 15% CPU savings for specialized workloads Up to 62% CPU savings for Java workloads – Affordability – Double-digit CPU reductions –Simplicity: – New Web interface, mobile enabled, for easier administration – Expanded Eclipse-based function with IMS Explorer – Easier IMS data access using SQL from COBOL and .NET apps – Speed: – 100,000 reasons to migrate to IMS 13 – Dynamically alter databases – Enhanced connectivity to IMS increases throughput for some Fast Path workloads by more than 160% “..IMS 13 migrations 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.…..A big ‘well done’ to your team." – United Kingdom-based Bank Register for the IMS 13 and IMS Enterprise Suite 3.1 Webcast on October 29 © 2013 IBM Corporation
  6. 6. Introducing: IMS Database Value Unit Edition • The same high-speed, highly available IMS data server at a • • • • • N RA B W NE D 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 !
  7. 7. Cost-effective access to IMS data for eligible Java or SQL workloads • IBM® IMS™ Database Value Unit Edition provides cost-effective access to IMS data for eligible Java or SQL workloads. • Based on IMS 12 Database Manager, it is offered at a one-time charge. • The software can only be used to support new applications or workloads on System z® that are deployed in qualified System z new application license charge (zNALC) logical partitions (LPAR). • IMS Database Value Unit Edition provides the following features and benefits: – Supports new Java or SQL workloads from applications within IBM WebSphere Application Server on z/OS. – Based on the highly available, scalable IMS database. – Delivers capabilities that can be customized to support business growth based on SOA, enterprise and mobile access, and operational business intelligence. – Combines IMS performance and workload management capabilities. © 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 • IMS as a Viable Cloud Platform? An Evaluation an Open Environment 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 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 10
  11. 11. 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 11 © 2013 IBM Corporation
  12. 12. 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 12
  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. n! oo gs in om C 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. Questions? © 2013 IBM Corporation