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An Introduction to IMS: Your Complete Guide to IBM Information Management System by Steve Nathan, Sandy Sherrill, Rick Long, Moira McFadden Lanyi, Margaret Wilson, Kenny Blackman, John Butterweck, Diane Goff, Barbara Klein

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Chapter 18. Application Programming in Java

Java applications can access IMS databases and process IMS transactions by using the IMS Universal drivers, the IMS Java dependent region (JDR) resource adapter, and the classic Java application programming interfaces (APIs) for IMS, all of which are part of the IMS solutions for Java development.

In This Chapter

IMS Universal Drivers Overview

IMS Database Java Metadata

Supported SQL Keywords

Virtual Foreign Key Fields

IMS Support for the JVM Runtime Environment

Variable-Length Segment Support

Developing JMP Applications

Developing JBP Applications

Issuing Synchronous Callout Requests from a Java Dependent Region

Enterprise COBOL Interoperability with JMP and JBP Applications

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