IMS Database Utility Solution for z/OS features

IMS Database Reorganization Expert

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Automate the complex database diagnosis tasks needed to monitor database health and run reorganization jobs. When a database needs reorganization, IMS Database Reorganization Expert for z/OS automatically runs the reorganization job and sends you a status report. By using IMS Database Reorganization Expert, you can reduce the amount of work and expertise required for database reorganization tasks and drive higher productivity with reduced maintenance time and training costs.

IMS High Performance Unload for z/OS

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Unload IMS databases faster and with less system resource utilization with IMS High Performance Unload for z/OS. Provides technology that reduces CPU and run time for the unloading of IMS databases, supporting improved database availability and lower costs.

IBM IMS High Performance Load for z/OS

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Improve performance for higher availability with high-speed loading of IMS databases. IMS High Performance Load saves you time and money by reducing the CPU and run time required for IMS database loading and reorganization. Other features include reports for performance tuning analysis, multiple file input formats, support for compressed formats, user control options, and exit capabilities.

IMS HALDB Toolkit for z/OS

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Improve the management and operation of the IMS High Availability Large Database (HALDB) environment. IMS HALDB Toolkit for z/OS helps reduce administrative costs by providing a range of services that augment operation and ease administration.

IMS Index Builder for z/OS

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Utilize an easy-to-use front end, one-step procedure for building all IMS indexes, avoiding the need to image copy index data sets. IMS Index Builder can help improve IMS availability and better utilize system resources. Use advanced technology for IMS Index recovery, maintenance and creation. Substantially reduce processing time compared to traditional methods involving image copies of index data sets.

IMS High Performance Image Copy for z/OS

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Get high-speed database copy to rapidly back up and recover database data sets with IMS High Performance Image Copy. The tool automatically takes the database offline before making a batch image copy and restarting it after the process. The number of tapes used is reduced by stacking more than one image copy on the same tape. Image backups can be taken automatically during database reorganizations, enabling the use of databases immediately after they are reorganized.

IMS High Performance Pointer Checker

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Monitor space utilization to detect and get reports on physical or logical direct pointer problems. These reports pinpoint both the errors and their locations within the IMS database. You can also generate reports to better tune IMS databases and ensure that IMS databases are operational, well-tuned, and free of pointer errors.

IMS Library Integrity Utilities

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Get help validating, comparing, mapping, recovering, reporting and regenerating many IMS resources needed for operations. Ensures that the ACB (Application Control Block), DBD (Database Description), PSB (Program Specification Block) and MFS (Message Format Service) libraries are consistent and have full integrity.