What IMS Database Solution Pack can do for your business

IBM® IMS Database Solution Pack for z/OS® includes an integrated set of tools to enable your organization to manage IMS full-function databases, including High Availability Large Databases (HALDBs) in one solution. It offers features to help ensure that your databases are tuned and operational, supporting 24x7 availability. The solution pack helps reduce operational complexity and reduces the impact of database reorganization on your system resources. It integrates with IBM Tools Base Autonomics Director for z/OS to help you maintain the performance of IMS databases, and with IBM Management Console for IMS and Db2® to provide a web interface for database administrator tasks.


Reduce system resource utilization

Offers high performance utilities to unload, load, index build, reorganize, backup, verify and report on your IMS full function and HALDB databases.

Improve system availability

Perform database reorganizations while the database is online and available for both read and update requests.

Integrated view

Use an enhanced Management Console as a web interface which provides detailed insight into health and availability and an integrated view of database administrator tasks.

Maintain service

Use advanced copy technology for fast backup and recovery of your data sets. Get high speed unloading and prefix resolution for logically related databases.

Improve efficiency

Run load, unload, index building, and image copy tasks as a single step to improve efficiency of database reorganizations.

Reduce reorganization costs

Use intelligent reorganization tools that will only reorganize your database when it needs it, reducing system resource utilization by eliminating unnecessary reorganizations.

IMS Database Solution Pack for z/OS components

  • IMS Administration Tool
  • IMS Database Reorganization Expert
  • IMS HALDB Toolkit
  • IMS High Performance Image Copy
  • IMS High Performance Load
  • IMS High Performance Pointer Checker
  • IMS High Performance Prefix Resolution
  • IMS High Performance Unload
  • IMS Index Builder
  • IMS Library Integrity Utilities
  • IMS Online Reorganization Facility