Evangelizing Mainframe

IMS V15 Offers Security, Performance Enhancements

IBM IMS has been around since 1968, and will be celebrating its 50th birthday on Aug. 14 next year. And coming soon to a data center near you will be Version 15.

Posted: 11/21/2017 12:00:17 AM by Trevor Eddolls | with 0 comments

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GURUDEVA K. BALEHANNINA         
Sr. Solution Architect

Company—
Target Corporation

Years in IT—
22

My first mainframe job—
Worked as a consultant for General Electric through Wipro Technologies for 4-plus years including one year in the U.S. as on-site coordinator. I have worked in USA for 8-plus years, including 7-plus as Encyclopedia Administrator for Kaiser Foundation Hospitals.

My favorite mainframe attribute—
  1. JCL: Ability to quickly create JCLs from working JCLs, add multiple steps, schedule them in batch mode, gets things done fast and efficiently. As Encyclopedia Administrator we were able to submit lot of jobs and monitor them.
  2. CICS: Another favorite, well designed, serves business purpose, provides six sigma level of efficiency for the users

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