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Lead Consultant at BT
Apr 26 2018

What is most valuable?

* Reliability - It continues to work with a large OLTP workload that we need * Stability - It still runs applications that were developed over 30 years ago and also runs modern applications accessing using modern techniques * Performance - Handles OLTP transactions very snappily. * Modernization -… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has been in the company for 30 years. It basically provides a stable platform for all the customer centric information to be stored and processed, in a reliable fashion.

What needs improvement?

I would like to see it made simpler to operate and maintain. I am a database administrator with many years of experience, but there are quite a few people who have not had the same experience. They would appreciate and benefit from a simplification and if it was made easier to use and maintain.

What other advice do I have?

Explore the use and the performance of the system using the SQL option, as technical advice. In terms of stability advice, I would say call on the support of CA for the installation and setup of the product. Also, do not hold back on asking questions about the maintenance and continued support of… more»

What is CA IDMS?

CA IDMS is a reliable, high-performance, web-enabled Database Management system (DBMS) for IBM z Systems that provides business value for hundreds of enterprises and government organizations. CA IDMS provides high-performance database management and transaction processing performance for existing and new workloads, helping you consolidate business functions on a central data repository, as needed.
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