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IMS RUG Host Presentation - IMS UG May 2014 San Ramon

  1. 1. IMS Regional User Groups San Ramon © 2014 IBM Corporation
  2. 2. IMS Regional User Groups San Ramon, May 1, 2014 Catherine Cox IMS RUG Advocate San Ramon IBM Silicon Valley Lab © 2014 IBM Corporation
  3. 3. Today’s Agenda • Welcome, Introductions, Host Presentation • IMS 13 HALDB ALTER and Database Versioning : Rick Long • How to Handle a Failed IMS System : Rick Long • Lunch! • What's New in IMS TM : Jack Yuen • The new z/OS Transaction Life Cycle: James Martin © 2014 IBM Corporation • The new z/OS Transaction Life Cycle: James Martin • Next Meeting / Close
  4. 4. 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. © 2014 IBM Corporation • 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. 4
  5. 5. 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 IMS 13: Record-setting benchmark © 2014 IBM Corporation IMS 13 achieves 117,292 transactions per second
  6. 6. IMS hits the road IBM Impact April 27 – May 1 Las Vegas, NV IBM Innovate Central Canadian DB2 User Group CCDUG June 2 - 3 Markham, Ontario © 2014 IBM Corporation Share August 3 - 8 Anaheim, CA IBM Innovate June 1 - 5 Orlando, FL IBM Insight 2014 October 26 - 30 Las Vegas, NV
  7. 7. IMS 13 Migration Workshop! © 2014 IBM Corporation – April 15,16 Minneapolis, MN – May 8,9 Toronto, Ontario – May 12,13 New York City – June 3,4 Glendale, CA – July 8 - 10 Online Event 7 For more information and to register visit:
  8. 8. IMS Database Value Unit Edition • For both IMS 13 and IMS 12 • The same high-speed, highly available IMS data server at a one-time charge (OTC) 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 © 2014 IBM Corporation 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 Joins CICS VUE and DB2 VUE
  9. 9. New Monthly License Charge (MLC) Pricing Strategy IMS 13, 12 & 11 all cost the same DB2 9, 10 and 11 all cost the same • Simpler model – Prices equalized across all versions of MLC middleware • Why? – Helps you plan better for migrations – Provide consistency of price changes over time • When? © 2014 IBM Corporation • When? – 3Q13/4Q13 announcements • Includes IMS, DB2, and COBOL • CICS was previously equalized • Effective January 2014 (April 1 in Japan) External announcement letter 313-070 8.27.13
  10. 10. IMS Business Value Assessment Workshop Help clients identify ways to get more out of their IMS investment. •A proactive assessment •Provides tactical and strategic recommendations to: – Increase benefits Supported by Subject Matter Experts from IMS Value Assessment? Project Kickoff Call Discovery Workshop © 2014 IBM Corporation 10 – Increase benefits – Lower costs – Improve processing efficiencies for IMS applications IBM or BP Services for Deployment Experts from Development Lab Joint Proof Of Concept Client Implementation Data Consolidation and Technical Assessment Generate Recommendations and develop workshop materials Deliver Recommendations Proposal for next steps. IBM Client team follow-up Contact Laura Hunsinger,, for details
  11. 11. IMS Customer Advisory Council • Monthly e-Meetings • NA Participants: Third Tuesday • EMEA & South America Participants: Third Thursday • Face-to-face Meetings • Information On Demand (IOD) Conference • Networking opportunities with peer IMS experts worldwide © 2014 IBM Corporation 11 peer IMS experts worldwide • Influence the strategic product direction of IMS! • We are planning a unique IMS NextGen CAC Interested in joining? Contact: Laura Hunsinger at Coming Soon! IMS NextGen CAC!
  12. 12. • Reserve your spot now to work with our team at Silicon Valley Lab in San Jose, California starting April 21st • Sessions include: Installation, HALDB features, IMS OTMA and Connect, application topics, and MORE! • Should have at least 2-3 years of IMS experience • Contact Tori Gonzalez for more information: IMS Customer Internship Program – 2014 © 2014 IBM Corporation 12 “…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.”
  13. 13. IMS ISV Community © 2014 IBM Corporation
  14. 14. New IMS and Rational Compilers Podcast • IMS Development partners with Rational to bring you up-to-date on the latest enhancements in COBOL compilers • Convenient podcast format • Let us know if you’d like to see more of these! © 2014 IBM Corporation 14
  15. 15. IBM Knowledge Center  One-stop shop - IBM Knowledge Center is your destination on for all IBM technical information and resources. It replaces multiple sources of information across IBM products.  Initially... Knowledge Center combines all of our existing information centers (IMS and others) into a single web site that provides an improved, filterable search © 2014 IBM Corporation 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. 15 Have questions? Interested in early testing? Contact David Hanson from the IMS Information Development team:
  16. 16. IMS Best Practices © 2014 IBM Corporation 16
  17. 17. IMS Social Community! © 2014 IBM Corporation 17
  18. 18. New IMS Videos Available! Explore the ReThinkIMS YouTube channel for demos, tutorials, and more! © 2014 IBM Corporation 18
  19. 19. IMS Redbooks – there’s an App for that! © 2014 IBM Corporation 19 Now available for both iOS and Android devices Get it now!
  20. 20. Are you getting the most from your IMS investment? IMS is the GOLD Standard for: Availability Performance Dependability IMS makes modernizing easy and affordable Support for IMS 11 ends on October 30, 2014 We Can Help! © 2014 IBM Corporation We Can Help! •Version-to-Version Migrations •Health Checks •SOA Pilots •Capacity Planning •Shared Queues, Data Sharing, Sysplex •….and much more! Contact Visit us @
  21. 21. IMS User Group Meeting Locations – North America © 2014 IBM Corporation • NYC, NY • Victoria, BC • Seattle, WA • San Ramon, CA • Phoenix, AZ • Dallas, TX • Fort Lauderdale, FL •Columbus, OH •Philadelphia, PA •Toronto, Canada •Charlotte, NC •Boston, MA •Hartford, CT •Southern CA •Jacksonville, FL •Washington, DC •Pittsburg, PA Physical RUGs e-Meeting RUG – OPEN TO ALL •Omaha, NE •Minneapolis, MN •Bloomington/Springfield, IL • Detroit, MI Upcoming meetings @
  22. 22. IMS User Group Meeting Locations – Latin America, Europe, Asia - Pacific © 2014 IBM Corporation Latin America Europe Asia-Pacific 22 •Sao Paulo, Brazil •Oslo, Norway •Helsinki, Finland •Stockholm, Sweden •Tokyo, Japan •Singapore •Melbourne, Australia •Sydney, AustraliaCheck for upcoming meetings here:
  23. 23. IMS Regional User Groups, San Ramon May 1, 2014 © 2014 IBM Corporation
  24. 24. Questions? © 2014 IBM Corporation