IMS TO DB2 Conversion

Aurobinda Pratihari

IMS TO DB2 Conversion


Hi All - We have 1800 databases in IMS database and we are looking forward ways to migrate to DB2 database

I would be looking forward ansers to below

A.How effective/Feasible  is it to migrate conversion from IMS DB to DB2 database.How much complexity is involved based on cost,effort,licence

B.Any case study whom I can refer to where it has been done

C.Challenges associated with database consolidation

D.Painful areas

 

Please let me know if I get any inputs on this

 

Thanks,

Aurobinda

 



 



Aurobinda Pratihari

Art McEwen

RE: IMS TO DB2 Conversion
(in response to Aurobinda Pratihari)



In Reply to Aurobinda Pratihari:


Hi All - We have 1800 databases in IMS database and we are looking forward ways to migrate to DB2 database

I would be looking forward ansers to below

A.How effective/Feasible  is it to migrate conversion from IMS DB to DB2 database.How much complexity is involved based on cost,effort,licence

B.Any case study whom I can refer to where it has been done

C.Challenges associated with database consolidation

D.Painful areas

 

Please let me know if I get any inputs on this

 

Thanks,

Aurobinda

 



 



Aurobinda Pratihari

Any response?  We're also looking at shifting some of our legacy IMS databases to DB2 but having the IMS online and batch job streams remain intact.  Google says there are companies who offer conversion services but wondering if anybody has any experences.

 

Thanks,