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Next Virtual Meeting:

Date: 11 October 2022
Time: 10:30am Central Daylight Time
Title: Provision your databases in modern ways
Presenter:
Abstract: The provisioning of databases was never easier. With Ansible, you can now provision mainframe databases. In this session, we will go through all the steps required to provision the IMS database. We will create our own Ansible playbook, which will do all the required work for us. Come to see how Ansible can help you with your daily tasks.

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We are using Zoom for our meetings.

Copies of earlier presentations are also available:

  • Click here for James Martin, Senior zSolutions Advisor, System Z, at Rocket Software's: "What's New with IMS Performance Solution Pack".
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Haley Fung, IBM Product Manager for IMS and Ansible for Z, and Ajay Jashnani, Senior Software Engineer at IBM's: "Ansible and IMS: Part II – Getting started with the Ansible IMS collection".
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Loc Tran, Lead Software Developer at BMC Software's: "How to use IMS log records to investigate transaction response time".
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Dusty Rivers, Director, z Systems at Adaptigent's: "IMS as a client in the new world".
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Haley Fung, IBM Product Manager for IMS and Ansible for Z's: "Ansible and IMS: Automate IMS with Red Hat Ansible Certified Content for IBM Z".
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Karen N Tischer, dba IMS Education & Consulting, Instructor/Consultant's: "Overview of Fast Path DEDBs".
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Dougie Lawson's: From IMS Legacy to Infinity & Beyond.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Al Saurette, VP Business Development, and Gary Euler, Consultant, at Maintegrity Inc's: Making IMS the most secure system on the planet.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Thomas Esser, zSolutions Architect, Director, IMS Solution Advisors at Rocket Software's: Saving CPU time with IMS database administration.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Nick R Griffin, WorldWide IMS Specialist at BMC Software's: Reached the IMS Database 4/8gig line, Now What?
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for James Martin, Senior Solution Advisor at Rocket Software's: Performance and IMS.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Dusty Rivers, Director, z Systems Software: IMS & CICS at GT Software's: IMS Can't do That... or Can It?
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Nick R Griffin, WorldWide IMS Specialist at BMC's: Implement IMS Analytics for Better Business Outcome.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Haley Fung, IBM Offering Manager for IMS's: 4 Paths to Digital Transformation in IMS.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Radek Mrvec, Principal Software Engineer at Broadcom's: Java and SQL in IMS for z/OS Applications
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Gary Euler, Consultant at MainTegrity Inc and Al Saurette, VP Business Development at Maintegrity Inc's: Providing system integrity for multiple LPARs with improved GDPR and PCI/DSS compliance
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Glenn Witt, Principal SQA Engineer at BMC Software's: Managing changes in IMS environments
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Dusty Rivers, Director, z Systems Software: IMS & CICS at GT Software's: IMS APIs... You Don't Know, What You Don't Know
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for James Martin, Senior Solutions Advisor for Rocket Software's: What's new in IMS Connect Extensions V3.1
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Scott Quillicy, Principal at SQData Corporation's: IMS CDC to Kafka – Performance and Tuning
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Kevin Hite, Senior Technical Staff Member (STSM) - IMS Architect at IBM's: IMS ODB
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Dennis Eichelberger, IT Specialist, IMS Support - Washington Systems Center, IBM's: Pervasive Encryption and IMS
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Rosemary Galvan, IMS Tools Solution Advisor at Rocket Software's: Rethink The Way You Manage IMS
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for David Mierowsky, Managing Director of Fundi Software's: A smarter way to manage and configure your IMS systems
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Betty Patterson Bucci, Distinguished Engineer, IMS Chief Architect at IBM's: IMS & Your Blueprint for Digital Transformation, starting with IBM Z and IBM IMS
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Thomas Esser, EMEA IMS Specialist at Compuware Software Group's Adding additional IMS Test Environments with COPE
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Dusty Rivers, Director, z Systems Software: IMS & CICS at GT Software's IMS and APIs (the Good, the Bad, and the UGLY!)
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for David Schipper, lead product manager at BMC Software's Don't Get Fined! Learn about GDPR and the Impact to Your IMS Recovery Process
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Michael Schäfer, Senior Software Architect and Developer at Saarstahl AG with Henry Kiesslich of Kiesslich Consulting's SQL to IMS
    Click here for some more detailed answers to questions from the meeting.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Scott Quillicy's Real-Time Streaming – IMS to Apache Kafka and Hadoop
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for James L Martin's IMS Open Database: You need to know what application developers do not know
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Dusty Rivers' IMS in an API and Cognitive World
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for James Wilson's IMS User Exits for Data Tailoring
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Suzie Wendler's IMS Infrastructure and the CSL
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Scott Quillicy's IMS to Big Data - Common Traits of Successful Implementations
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Deepak Kohli's The IMS Catalog Revolution.
  • Click here for Rafael Avigad's IMS Connect for Enterprise Workloads
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for David Lawrence's Accelerate Enterprise Systems Application Delivery with DevOps
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Dusty Rivers' Why IMS Still Matters, Using IMS Data and Transaction in Mobile, BI/BA and Cloud Apps
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for John Boyle's Thinking the unthinkable – how do I retire redundant IMS applications?
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Glenn Witt's Creating a HALDB Test Environment
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Scott Quillicy's Replicating IMS Data to IDAA and PureData Analytics
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Jim Martin's Automation for IMS Connect
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Suzie Wendler's Enterprise Application Modernization with the IMS ICAL
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Dusty Rivers' Reduce IMS CPU Cycles by 30% and Include Complex IMS Transactions in New Business Applications
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Wayne Morton's IMS and the IDAA
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Scott Quillicy's Best Practices – Populating Big Data Repositories from IMS
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Betty Patterson's Reducing planned outages
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Patrick Fournier and John Bachiochi's A simpler solution for issuing outgoing Web services calls from IMS applications
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Jim Martin's Finding problems in a mixed environment – Transaction Analysis Workbench
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for John Boyle's IMS test data management
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Dusty Rivers' IMS in the Connected World - Why You Should Pay Attention!
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Glenn Witt's Tuning Your Mainframe IMS Batch Processing.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Wayne Morton's Putting IMS/DB in Business Analytics / Intelligence.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Betty Patterson's Taking IMS to New Heights – What the Future Holds for IMS.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for James Martin's IMS Configuration Manager: streamlining the transition to dynamic resource definition.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Scott Quillicy's Best practices: maximizing the use of your IMS data through replication.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Bill Chapin's Nearing 24x7 availability with structure changes too!.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Emanuela Dell'Anno's IMS performance – taming the beast.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Scott Quillicy's Best Practices: IMS to Relational Data Movement.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Dusty River's Modernizing IMS.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for James Martin's Using IMS Performance Solution Pack for z/OS to analyze IMS performance problems.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Neil Price's Memoirs of a HALDBA.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Suzie Wendler's IMS 12.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Rosemary Galvan's Database Performance – Could Have, Should Have, Would Have.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Scott Quillicy's IMS replication for high-availability.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Gary Weinhold and Verna Bartlett's MSU reduction due to in-memory table management with (any) IMS applications.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Ron Haupert's Simplify and improve database administration by leveraging your storage system.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Jim Martin's Solving the problem when IMS isn't the cause.
    You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Patrick Fournier's Improving the performance, efficiency, and TCO of SOA integration for IMS applications.
  • Click here for Aurora Dell'Anno's The logical answer: IMS logical relationships.
  • Click here for Tony Lubrano's Reducing mainframe costs – in a BIG way!
  • Click here for Rob Morris's Mainframe integration is not a strategy – get your MIPS back while delivering value today.
  • Click here for Kevin Hite's IMS Open DB functionality in IMS V11.
  • Click here for Tom Harper's Understanding Specialty Processors.
  • Click here for Henry Sobieski's IMS Modernization – Making the business case.
  • Click here for Mike McKee's The right "change": SQL-based middleware.
  • Click here for Jenny Hung's IMS and Web 2.0.
  • Click here for Nick Griffin's Autonomics for your IMS database.
  • Click here for Dusty River's IMS and SOA.
  • Click here for John Butterweck's migrating to IMS V10.
  • Click here for Bill Keene's IMS disaster recovery preparation part 2.
  • Click here for Bill Keene's IMS disaster recovery preparation part 1.
  • Click here for Kristine Harper's Why Assembler is a 21st century language.

Future Virtual Meetings:

Date: 13 December 2022
Time: 10:30am CST
Title: Distributed access to IMS via Java
Presenter: Joseph Leamon, IMS Software Engineer (UDB) at IBM and Mahmood Abuzaina, Software Engineer at IBM

Date: 7 February 2023
Time: 10:30am CDT
Title: tbc
Presenter: Scott Quillicy, Senior Director, Sales Engineering at Precisely

We welcome input from Virtual IMS user group members about topics they would like to see presented at future virtual meetings. Email your ideas to me at trevor@itech-ed.com