What is IMS Sequential Randomizer Generator for z/OS?
Efficient direct access
Allows access to HDAM and DEDB databases in logical key sequence without sacrificing their efficient direct access capabilities.
Adjusts randomizing module if the number of synonyms or the control interval (CI)/block utilization exceeds user-specified value—and controls number of synonyms of root segments in a database.
Monitor the module
Uses statistics provided in the Sequential Randomizer Generator reports to monitor the efficiency of the randomizing module.
Files can be stored on magnetic tape—a low-cost storage alternative.