What IMS Fast Path Solution Pack can do for your business

IBM® IMS Fast Path Solution Pack for z/OS® provides extensive and easy-to-use utilities to help database administrators (DBAs) analyze, maintain, and tune IMS Fast Path databases, including features that help boost system availability. Several IMS tools — including IMS High Performance Image Copy, IMS Library Integrity Utilities, IMS HP Fast Path Utilities and IMS DB Repair Facility — are integrated into a single consolidated solution for managing IMS Fast Path databases. The Autonomics Director helps maintain the health, performance and recoverability of databases. Integration with IBM Management Console for IMS and Db2® for z/OS provide a web interface for database administrator tasks.


Improve IMS system availability

Perform DEDB structural changes while the database is online, improving system availability and reducing downtime.

Utilize high performance utilities

Leverage a complete set of high-performance utilities to load, unload, reorganize, index build, back up, verify and report on Fast Path databases.

Automate monitoring and maintenance

Automate monitoring and maintenance tasks with the Autonomics Director, helping DBAs to identify potential problems and maintain the health, performance and recoverability of IMS Fast Path databases.

Perform time-consuming tasks efficiently

Use “Diagnosis for DEDB areas health” and its diagnosis reports to help make time-consuming database reorganization tasks more efficient.

Manage IMS libraries effectively

Leverage a comprehensive set of utilities that help you manage IMS libraries, ensure database integrity and correct pointer problems.

IMS Fast Path Solution Pack features

  • Support for Autonomics Director
  • IMS Database Repair Facility
  • IMS Fast Path Advanced Tool
  • IMS Fast Path Basic Tools
  • IMS Fast Path Online Tools
  • IMS High Performance Image Copy
  • IMS Library Integrity Utility
  • Support for Management Console for IMS and Db2
  • IMS DEDB Online Structure Change
  • Online Space Management utility