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Improve analyst productivity and deliver more efficient IMS application performance, improved resource utilization, and higher system availability
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IBM IMS™ Performance Solution Pack for z/OS® delivers a comprehensive portfolio of IMS performance management tools. IBM IMS Performance Solution Pack for z/OS combines IMS Connect Extensions, IMS Problem Investigator, and IMS Performance Analyzer into an integrated performance management solution for your IBM IMS environment.

These tools are complementary, making the end-to-end analysis of IMS transactions faster and easier, thus supporting improved productivity for problem analysts, improved IMS application performance, more efficient IMS resource utilization, and higher system availability.

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Benefits Operations analytics

Expose near real-time IMS Connect transaction summary data to analytics engines.

Utilize IMS logs to pinpoint issues

Automatically select and combine IMS Connect Extensions journals with IMS logs to view only those records from the time of day that a problem occurred.

Analyze transaction performance

Use IMS Problem Investigator to browse sections in the IMS log where poorly performing transactions are found.

Enhance IMS performance

Get improved productivity for problem analysts, more efficient IMS application performance, improved IMS resource utilization, and higher system availability.

Meet Service Level Agreements

Avoid missed service level agreements by making sure your IMS systems are always running at peak performance.

Identify performance problems

Quickly identify or eliminate IMS Connect as the source of performance problems and then determine whether the problem is in OTMA, ODBM, MQ, Db2, shared queues, or other subsystems.

Tools included in the solution pack

IMS Connect Extensions

Easily manage TCP/IP access with IMS Connect Extensions. You can dynamically manage TCP/IP transactions and DRDA requests, use a single point of control for multiple IMS Connect systems, and monitor and record IMS Connect activity.

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IMS Performance Analyzer

Get comprehensive transaction performance and system resource usage reporting for IMS Database Manager (IMS DB) and IMS Transaction Manager (IMS TM) systems with the IMS Performance Analyzer.

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IMS Problem Investigator

Determine the cause of problems and trace the flow of events. The IMS Problem Investigator formats and presents log data, enabling IMS programmers and administrators to navigate, investigate, and analyze records and transactions.

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Resources The Lifecycle of an IMS Connect Transaction

Understanding lifecycle events can help you to understand how your own systems work and to diagnose problems.

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IMS Fast Path Solution Pack for z/OS

Boost the performance of your Fast Path databases with extensive and easy-to-use utilities that help database administrators (DBAs) analyze, maintain and tune those databases.

IMS Database Utility Solution Pack

Support offline database reorganizations and manage full-function IMS databases and HALDBs.

IMS Transaction Manager Solution Pack

Delivers the tools you need to effectively monitor and manage your IMS Transaction Manager environment.

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