The IMS Fast Path Solution Pack provides a complete utility set.

The IBM IMS™ Fast Path Solution Pack for z/OS® is software that provides extensive and easy-to-use utilities that consist of all the functions database administrators (DBAs) need to analyze, maintain, and tune IMS databases, including features that help boost system availability, such as not having to take the IMS databases offline. This IMS utilities management tool combines several IMS products and all their features and functions into a single consolidated solution for managing IMS Fast Path databases.

Using features found in the Autonomics Director component of the IBM IMS Tools base for z/OS, database administrators can identify and perform normal functions associated with maintaining the health, performance and recoverability of the databases.

The IMS Fast Path Solution Pack is composed of the following utilities:

IBM IMS Fast Path Solution Pack for z/OS

Product included in this solution pack:

Autonomics Director

IMS Fast Path Solution Pack integrates with IBM Tools Base Autonomics Director for z/OS to help you maintain the health and performance of IMS. Autonomics Director automates recurring database monitoring and maintenance tasks, including the collection and evaluation of health statistics.

Autonomics Director works with IMS Fast Path Solution Pack to increase the efficiency of your IMS environment:


Autonomics Director supports multiple levels of automation. You can choose to automate some or all of your monitoring and maintenance tasks according to the needs of your organization. In addition, you can use Autonomics Director scheduler or your external job scheduler to arrange immediate or delayed data collection and database evaluations.

Autonomics Director resources:

IBM Management Console for IMS and DB2 for z/OS

Simplify management of complex system environments.

IBM®Management Console for IMS and DB2 for z/OS consolidates information from IBM IMS and IBM DB2 for z/OS systems in a single interface that is accessible from a standard web browser.