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Hierarchic picture for IMS Database Segment I/O probabilities Report Disclosure Number: IPCOM000015402D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-20

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The invention's method newly provides "SEGMENT I/O PROBABILITY REPORT" in IMS High Performance Pointer Checker for OS/390(HPPC). The report shows the probability of doing I/O (PROB. OF IO) when traversing from any segment type to another segment type. The distinctive feature of the report is showing the probabilities in a hierarchical format. The hierarchical format emphasizes which points have high possibilities that occur I/O. as appropriate)? HPPC monitors the performance and consistency of IMS hierarchical data base. HPPC has shown PROB. OF IO in a Segment Pointer Statistics Report (shown in Figure 1). The PROB. OF IO is on rightmost field in Figure 1. IMS HIGH PERFORMANCE POINTER CHECKER "SEGMENT POINTER STATISTICS REPORT" PAGE: 1 5655-E09 DATE: 08/30/2000 TIME: 14.55.07 FABPMAIN V1.R1