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IMS Fast Path DEDB Design and Implementation


Duration: 5 days

Method: Instructor led, Hands-on workshops

Price: $2950.00

Course Code: IM2030


Experienced IMS DBAs and system programmers having responsibility to design, use or support Fast Path and Fast Path databases.


This course is designed for DBAs, system programmers, and technical support personnel responsible for designing, implementing, monitoring and tuning Fast Path Data Entry Databases (DEDBs).


Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Implement Data Entry Databases
  • Evaluate and implement DEDB features, such as MADS, HSSP, VSO and Data Sharing
  • Describe the system programming considerations of a Fast Path environment
  • Describe application programming considerations for Fast Path databases
  • Identify commands to monitor and control Fast Path resources
  • List support tools available for Fast Path databases


Experience designing, using or supporting full function databases.


  • I.Data Entry Databases Overview, Design, and Implementation
  • II.SDEPs (sequential dependent segments)
  • III.Secondary Indexing
  • IV.Fast Path System Control (buffers, output threads, commit processing, logging)
  • V.DEDB Additional Features (MADS, HSSP, ASIC, VSO, Data sharing)
  • VI.DEDB Utilities
  • VII.DEDB Operations
  • VIII.DEDB Monitoring and Tuning
  • IX.DEDB Programming overview
  • X.Fast Path Installation checklist