IMS Physical Organization of Databases Workshop

  • Tuition USD $2,130 GSA  $1,567.25
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  • Course Code CM22G
  • Duration 4 days
  • Available Formats Classroom

Learn how to design, implement, reorganize, and recover Information Management System (IMS) databases. Practice these skills in intensive machine labs.

Skills Gained

  • Code the Database Directories (DBD) and Program Specification Blocks (PSB) for physical databases
  • Code the DBDs and PSBs to implement secondary indexing
  • Use the appropriate IMS utilities to reorganize and recover physical databases, including those with secondary indexes
  • Use the DL/I test program
  • Prepare a job stream to load a database using different IMS access methods

Who Can Benefit

This is a basic level course for database administrators, system programmers, and other data administration individuals, who design, implement, and maintain IMS databases.

Prerequisites

You should have:

  • basic understanding of IMS database features and organization along with a working knowledge of z/OS tools, Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM) services utilities, and Job Control Language (JCL)

Course Details

Course Outline

  • Introduction to DL/I
  • IMS Access Methods
  • HISAM
  • DBD/PSB/Data Sets/JCL
  • IMS Test Utility: DFSDDLT0
  • HD Access Methods
  • HIDAM
  • HDAM
  • Database Reorganization
  • IMS Data Sets Summary
  • Secondary Indexing
  • Database Recovery
  • Database Design Considerations
  • IMS Space Utilization

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

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What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

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Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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