IMS DB PROGRAMMING
Duration: 4 Days
This course teaches the student about maintaining IMS Databases with COBOL programs. Database maintenance, for logical and physical databases, to create, retrieve, update, and delete is included along with search arguments and debugging.
Topics Covered In This Course
IMS CONCEPTS & FACILITIES - INTRODUCTION TO IMS/VS
IMS CONCEPTS & FACILITIES - DATABASE FACILITY
IMS CONCEPTS & FACILITIES - DATA COMMUNICATION FACILITY
IMS PROGRAMMING - DL/I DATABASE FACILITY
IMS PROGRAMMING - APPLICATION PROGRAM INTERFACE
IMS PROGRAMMING - APPLICATION PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
IMS PROGRAMMING - DL/I CALL STRUCTURE
IMS PROGRAMMING - PROGRAMMING EXAMPLES
IMS PROGRAMMING - THE UPDATE FUNCTIONS
IMS PROGRAMMING - TESTING AIDS
IMS PROGRAMMING - LOGICAL RELATIONSHIP
IMS PROGRAMMING - SECONDARY INDEXING
IMS PROGRAMMING - SEGMENT SEARCH ARGUMENTS
IMS PROGRAMMING - MULTIPLE POSITIONING
IMS PROGRAMMING - CICS-DL/I REQUIREMENTS
What You Can Expect
During this course, the student will:
SECTION I - IMS CONCEPTS & FACILITIES
• Learn about IMS history.
• Understand the contrasts of flat files with the hierarchical concept.
• Describe how hierarchical structures are connected.
• Appreciate the facilities available in IBM's DB/DC system.
• Determine what capabilities and shortcomings are inherent to IMS.
• Understand COBOL program structure to work with IMS.
SECTION II - IMS PROGRAMMING
• Learn about the post database design cycle.
• Learn coding conventions on how to read, insert, replace or delete records in an IMS database.
• Learn how to use TSO and JCL to create and test programs.
• Learn segment search arguments (SSA's) and command code.
Who Should Take This Course
Programmers/Analysts who will be responsible for writing and maintaining programs which will be accessing IMS databases.
COBOL Programmers with file maintenance experience.
Lecture (50%) / Lab (50%)
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