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IMS Fast Path Database Utilities


Duration: 1 Day

Method: Instructor led, Hands-on workshops

Price: $600.00

Course Code: IM2040


DBAs, system programmers and senior application programmers who have responsibility to install, manage and maintain IMS Fast Path databases.


This course prepares the student to use IMS utilities to initialize, maintain and monitor IMS Fast Path databases.


Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Initialize IMS Fast Path databases
  • Maintain IMS Fast Path databases
  • Use Database Tools to monitor space usage, data distribution and performance


TSO/ISPF, MVS JCL, knowledge of IMS Fast Path database structures.


  1. DEDB Initialization, Area Creation
  2. DEDB Reorganization
  3. DEDB Dependent Segment Scan and Delete
  4. DEDB Area Comparison
  5. Database Tools
  6. MSDB Maintenance and Dump
  7. DEDB Operator Commands