Courses and publications are offered to help you prepare for the certification tests. The courses are recommended, but not required, before taking a certification test.
Please note that all courses listed in this section are also offered as Instructor-Led Online (ILO) courses. The course number is slightly different - For example, course CM20 would be CMW20 for the ILO version.
All Course Formats
Learn all aspects, including installation, implementation, and management of the Database Recovery and Sharing Control (DBRC) system of Information Management System (IMS) - an IMS facility that provides database recovery in all IMS environments.
Learn how to design, implement, reorganize, and recover Information Management System (IMS) databases. Practice these skills in intensive machine labs.
Learn how to successfully implement and tune Information Management System (IMS) databases with IMS logical relationships. Examine in detail the various pointer options. Practice these skills in intensive machine-lab exercises.
This course of 5 sessions, 8 hours each day, teaches how to tune Information Management System (IMS) databases. It also teaches IMS database options that affect performance such as data set considerations and buffering for Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM) and Overflow Sequential Access Method (OSAM) databases. Practice these skills in intensive machine exercises.
Learn about Information Management System (IMS) data sharing capabilities. Examine how multiple IMS systems on different processors can access and update the same databases with complete integrity.
Learn the features and functions of Information Management System (IMS) Fast Path from both a capability perspective and an implementation perspective. There is something in this course for all Information Technology (IT) professionals, including applications, systems, and database practitioners. The instructor assumes that you already have an understanding of IMS Database / Transaction Manager (DB/TM) fundamentals and that the information presented here builds upon that knowledge.
Welcome to the IBM® Information Management Software for z/OS® Solutions Information Center, where you can find all the information that you need to install, configure, maintain, and use the following IBM products for managing your information on z/OS: DB2® for z/OS, IBM DB2 Tools, DB2 QMF™, IMS™, IBM IMS Tools, IMS Enterprise Suite, InfoSphere™ IMS Replication for z/OS, InfoSphere Warehouse, InfoSphere Replication Server for z/OS, and InfoSphere Data Event Publisher for z/OS.