Cloning IMS databases
Database administrators (DBAs) are often called upon to create copies of databases. There are several reasons for these requests, including:
•Testing application programming changes before the changes going into production.
•Debugging problems without impacting production systems.
•Refreshing a test system with production data.
In this chapter, we describe the steps required to clone databases using traditional techniques. We then describe and demonstrate the steps used when using the IBM IMS Cloning Tool and the IMS Database ...