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Management Console for IMS and Db2 for z/OS

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Simplify management of complex system environments

IBM® Management Console for IMS™ and Db2® for z/OS® gathers information from various expert sources, including IMS and Db2 Tools that are delivered in IBM® Solution Packs. You can easily view the overall health of IMS and Db2 for z/OS subsystems across the enterprise in one graphical interface. IBM® IMS and Db2 Tools provide autonomics to help users adapt to unpredictable changes and hide system complexity. The primary benefit is to optimize manual tasks and eliminate growing levels of complexity.

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Offers unified interface Use a unified interface to view and manage the overall health of IMS and Db2® for z/OS® systems across the enterprise.
Drills down to system level Navigate and drill down from the enterprise or system level to individual objects. You can view, understand, and access identified IMS and Db2 for z/OS symptoms and recommended actions.
Provides consolidated dashboards Use resource dashboards to view consolidated information for various sources and tools. For Db2, dashboards support data sharing groups as well as individual table space and index space partitions.
Displays resource issues Use the interface to find resources with the highest severity symptoms and exceptions, and then navigate directly to those resources.
Reduces learning curve Use embedded help for IMS and Db2 for z/OS, including details and concepts to help reduce the learning curve and enable system programmers and database administrators to be up and running faster.

IBM Management Console for IMS and Db2 details

IMS Database Solution Pack for z/OS®
IBM® IMS™ Database Solution Pack for z/OS® enables your organization to manage IMS full function and high availability large databases (HALDBs) in one solution. It integrates all IMS database software and offers features to help ensure that your databases are tuned and operational. The solution pack helps reduce operational complexity and the impact of database reorganization on your system resources.
IMS Fast Path Solution Pack
The IBM® IMS Fast Path Solution Pack for z/OS provides extensive and easy-to-use utilities that consist of all the functions database administrators need to analyze, maintain, and tune IMS databases, including features that help boost system availability. This combines several IMS products and all their features and functions into a single consolidated solution for managing IMS Fast Path databases.
IBM Db2® Utilities Solution Pack for z/OS®
IBM Db2® Utilities Solution Pack for z/OS advanced Db2 tools to help you execute and manage Db2 utilities. It also helps to optimize the performance and resource utilization when running utilities. Using the solution, you can obtain the highest degree of Db2 utility performance, availability, and flexibility while decreasing your overall operational costs.
Integrated autonomics IBM® IMS and Db2 Tools provide autonomics to help users adapt to unpredictable changes and hide complexity to help you optimize manual tasks and eliminate growing levels of complexity. IMS Tools Base Autonomics Director automates recurring database monitoring and maintenance tasks. Autonomics Director for Db2 for z/OS provides a framework for automating Db2 utilities. Together, they can help to improve availability and simplify the management of complex Db2 and IMS environments.

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How to get in touch
Call: 1-866-261-3023
Priority code: IBM Z

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Modified date:
27 August 2020