Van Nostrand Reinhold Co NY 1978, later printing; 305 pages, Index.
Condition: Very Good black hardcover in Very Good black/red/white dustjacket and clear acetate glassine jacket protector; ex-corporate library rubberstamp and pocket on pastedown; binding is square and sound, pages clean, unmarked.
Categories: 1970's computers and computing, Databooks, Handbooks, Manuals, Microcomputers, Minicomputers, Programming and Programming Languages, General Programming, Philosophy of Programming, PL/I, Word Processing, Data Processing
Item DescriptionSections with multiple chapters in each include -- IMS Systems and DL/I; Basic DL/I Terminology; Describing the Database to DL/I - the HOSPITAL data base key and search field etc; Random Retrieval; Sequential Retrieval; Loading and Inserting Segments; Deleting and Updating Segments; Using Command Codes;
Advanced Data Base Features; IMS Data COmmunications Concepts; terminals, batch message processing, sending information on terminals and other programs, sending messages to other terminals etc; Data Communications Programming Techniques; Access Methods; IMS JCL Coding; Debugging hints; PL/I coding examples; IMS reference manuals - system/application design guide, system programming reference guide, operator's reference manual, utilities reference manual, more.