IDMSX for VME

IDMSX for VME

Audience

This course is for applications programmers, technical and production support staff.

Operations analysts will also benefit from this course.

Prerequisites

Delegates should have knowledge of COBOL and have some experience of the VME environment.

Duration

5 days. Hands on.

Course Objectives

This course provides experienced COBOL programmers with the skills and understanding to design, code and test programs to access an IDMS database. The concepts and principles underlying IDMS are explored and all elements of Data Manipulation Language are taught in depth and practised in hands-on workshop sessions.

Course Content

Introduction
Database Concepts.
IDMSX Principles.

IDMS Structure
Logical Structure:
• Record / Set types.
• Record / Set occurrences.
• Schema / Subschema.
Bachman Diagrams.
Physical Structure:
• Database Keys.
• Record Placement.
Set Characteristics.

Accessing the Database
Data Manipulation Language:
• Environment / Data Division.
• COPY IDMS.

Database Retrieval
FIND / OBTAIN / GET.
Error Handling.
IDMS-STATUS.
Currencies & NavigatioN.

Updating the Database
MODIFY.
CONNECT.
DISCONNECT.
Testing for Set Membership:
• IF.
Storing Database Keys:
• ACCEPT.
Review of Currencies.
STORE.
ERASE.

The Compilation System
The DML Pre-processor.
IDMSDMLC.
Running IDMSX Programs.

Database Recovery
Checkpoints.

Database Utilities

Data Display / Altadata

Course Review

Public Courses

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