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IMS (Information Management System) was IBM's first database management system. Hierarchical and highly structured. It is the system of choice today where fast response is required in an on-line system. Version 9 is current.
IMS DC, online, is now called IMS Transaction Manager (TM).

For answers of greater depth, look at these IMS books
This page was last updated January 04 2014.

IMS Manuals and Tutorials

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IMS Status Codes By Felgall Pty Ltd Remember them? Space, GB, GE.

IMS V10 Application Programming Guide SC18-9698-00 09/12/07 IBM

IBM IMS V9 manuals

IMS V9 Applications Programming: DB IBM Bookshelf, IMS V9 Database Applications Programming (batch) SC18-7809-00 09/02/04

IMS V9 Appl. Programming: TM IBM SC18-7812-00 09/03/04

IMS V9 Appl. Programming: CICS and IMS IBM SC18-7811-00 09/02/04

IMS V9 Appl. Programming: Design Guide IBM TM SC18-7810-00 09/08/04

IMS V9 Appl. Programming: CICS and IMS. EXEC DLI IBM SC18-7811-00 09/02/04

IMS Commands, like /DISPLAY PSB, /DISPLAY PSB IBM IMS V9 Command Reference SC18-7814-00 09/09/04

IBM IMS V9 Summary of Operator Commands like /DISPLAY /START IBM IMS V9 Summary of Commands SC18-7832-00 08/31/04

IMS V9 Messages and Codes Vol. 2 IMS abends, DLI status codes, like GB, II IBM GC18-7827-00 09/02/04

IBM IMS V9 DFS messages IBM IMS V9 Messages and Codes Vol. 2 GC18-7828-00 09/02/04

IBM IMS V9 Utilities Reference: DB and TM like DFSURUL0, DEBD IBM IMS V9 Utilities Reference: DB and TM SC18-7833-00 09/03/04

IBM Bookshelf, IMS V8 Appl. Programming: CICS and IMS.

IBM Bookshelf, IMS V8 Database Applications Programming (batch)

IBM Bookshelf, IMS V8 Messages and Codes Vol. 1. IMS Abends and status codes

IBM Bookshelf, IMS V8 Messages and Codes Vol. 2. IMS Messages

IBM Bookshelf, IMS V8 Utilities Reference: DB and TM. IMS Utilities batch and IMS TM environments

IBM IMS V8 Bookshelf

IMS Version 7 Application Programming. SC26-9422-01. Shows calls and Status Codes (IMS DB)

IMS Version 7 Application Programming Transaction Manager (IMS/DC)

IBM Bookshelf, IMS Version 7 Utility Programs (IMS/DC)

IBM Bookshelf, IMS Redbooks. View online

IBM IMS DLI Status Codes. IBM Manual on line. 1 per page.

IBM Bookshelf, IMS Version 7 list of manuals

IBM Bookshelf, IMS Version 8 list of manuals

IBM IMS Version 7 and Java Application Programming. Redbook in PDF

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