Information Technology professionals (database administrators, system administrators, system programmers, and other technical support personnel)
who want a detailed understanding of how to evaluate and improve the performance of their IMS databases.
This course is designed to provide you with the skills necessary to evaluate and improve the performance of your IMS databases (full function and HALDB only). Comprehensive alternatives and their implications on performance are discussed. Classroom exercises plus using your installation examples reinforces the topics presented in the lectures.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Analyze and evaluate performance data about your IMS databases
- Improve performance by a)choosing the best IMS access methods b)tuning your database buffer pools c)tuning the z/OS access methods (VSAM | OSAM) d)selecting the best options for your database implementation e)selecting the best implementation options for your secondary indexes f)selecting the best implementation options for your logical relationships
- Improve performance of your data sharing environment
A working knowledge of IMS database implementation as obtained by attending IMS Database Design & Implementation or equivalent on the job; application
programming experience is not required.