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IMS RUGs Host Presentation - IMS UG May 2012 Philadelphia

  1. 1. IMS Regional User Group Philadelphia, May 2, 2012Maida Snapper (IBM)Denise Jeffers (Cigna) © 2012 IBM Corporation
  2. 2. Today’s Agenda• Welcome and Introductions• Best Operational Practices for IMS Availability, Kevin Stewart• Rational Asset Analyzer, Zvi Weiss• Lunch• IMS Cloning Tool, Rick Engel• BMC’s Log Analyzer, Nick Griffin © 2012 IBM Corporation
  3. 3. IMS Home Page Regional User Groups © 2012 IBM Corporation
  4. 4. Free IMS Lab-driven Customer Workshops • IMS Business Value Assessment – Business and architectural review of IMS subsystem and applications with the goal of helping customers get more value out of their IMS investment • IMS Database Workshop – Hands-on workshop for application developers to learn about and test drive the latest advances in IMS database technology • IMS SOA Workshop – Hands-on workshop for application developers to learn about IMS SOA capabilities that help you service-enable and reuse IMS assets (data and business logic), and save money! • IMS Cobol, JAVA, and PLI Application Development Workshops – Hands-on workshop for application developers to test drive the latest tools that accelerate and simplify IMS application development; available for COBOL, PLI, and JAVA developers Want to know more? Ask Laura Hunsinger © 2012 IBM Corporation
  5. 5. New IMS Customer Internship Program• Located at IBM Silicon Valley Lab in San Jose, California – home of IMS Development• Help you to quickly grow IMS skills• First class is scheduled for 2Q 2012• Class is limited to <10 participants for focused attention• 2-month minimal duration, possibility to extend• Customers will work on real projects tailored to their job responsibilities: AD, DBA, SysProg• Formal and informal classes will be taught by IMS engineers Interested? Contact Steve Zozaya - © 2012 IBM Corporation
  6. 6. Conferences in 2012 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  7. 7. IMS ISV Community © 2012 IBM Corporation
  8. 8. Become Part of Our C ommunity! © 2012 IBM Corporation
  9. 9. IMS 12 General Availability• IMS 12 became generally available on October 28, 2011 – Enterprise Suite 2.1• Quality Partnership Program highly successful – 14 external customers, 26 vendors – 5 customers were in production before GA; one was in production more than 100 days before GA © 2012 IBM Corporation
  10. 10. IMS 12 - Extras Phoenix, Dallas, C olumbus, Detroit, C harlotte, Boston, Hartford, Toronto, NY C , S pringfield, Minneapolis, L os Angeles, S an F rancisco © 2012 IBM Corporation
  11. 11. Upcoming Webinars• IMS Cloning Tool May 8• IMS Catalog May 15To © 2012 IBM Corporation
  12. 12. IMS Enterprise Suite 2.1• IMS ES SOAP Gateway• IMS ES Connect APIs for Java and C• IMS ES Explorer for Development• IMS ES DLIModel Utility plug-in• IMS TM Resource Adapter• IMS Web 2.0 solutions © 2012 IBM Corporation
  13. 13. Extend your IMS data to the rest of the enterprise• Synchronize mission-critical IMS data with InfoSphere Classic Change Data Capture for z/OS Primary Site  Extension of InfoSphere Change Data Capture to support replication from IMS  Efficient capture & delivery of IMS data to local or remote DBMS, message queues, flat files, and ETL tools  Optimize processor utilization by only sending data changes IMS which eliminates massive batch movements  Extend application availability by shortening batch windows by streaming changes as they occur  Deliver up-to-date data for business analytics by distributing Replication data across multiple systems or between central and satellite systems• Increase the availability of IMS data with InfoSphere IMS Replication for z/OS  Efficient capture & delivery of IMS data to a local or remote IMS copy  Synchronize data centres for continuous availability, business IMS or other DBMS continuity, disaster recovery  When combined with IBM monitoring and workload management software, provides a hot standby site at Secondary Site unlimited distances with a recovery time in seconds to minutes  Learn more at the product webpage © 2012 IBM Corporation
  14. 14. Introductions…• Your Name• Your Company• Your Role• Tell us about your IMS  –IMS Version used in your company • IMS TM/DB or IMS DB only • Major IMS functions used (HALDB, OLR, IMS Connect/OTMA APPC, Shared Queues, …) • Developing any new IMS application to access IMS • Pain Point: Issues, Problems, Suggestions © 2012 IBM Corporation