This course is designed to describe the features and functions of Fast Path both from a capability and an implementation perspective.
This is an advanced course for IMS application designers, application programmers, system administrators, and database administrators, who design or implement IMS Fast Path applications in an IMS Transaction Management (TM) or CICS Database Control (DBCTL) environment.
Overview of IMS Fast Path
Expedited Message Handler (EMH)
Main Storage Database (MSDB)
Data Entry Database (DEDB)
Fast Path System Functions
Parallel Sysplex Exploitation
Fast Path Administration
Fast Path Operations
Application Programming and Design
You should complete:
IMS Fundamentals (CM010) or
IMS Fundamental - Web - ILO (CMW01) or have equivalent work experience
Identify the components of IMS Fast Path
Describe the features and functions of each component
Explain the benefits and restrictions of each component
Describe the processing of Fast Path resources within the IMS TM and DB Control environment
Design and implement an Expedited Message Handler (EMH) environment
Design and implement Fast Path databases (DEDBs and MSDBs)
Implement High Speed Sequential Processing (HSSP)
Implement the DEDB Virtual Storage Option
Plan and implement the conversion of MSDBs to VSO-DEDBs
Develop an effective buffer pool strategy
Implement database and system recovery in a Fast Path environment
Implement data sharing for Fast Path DEDBs
Understand the benefits of Shared EMH
Write application calls to Fast Path databases
Design operator procedures for managing Fast Path resources
If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.
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