Categories:

Files and Datasets

Status:

 Active

Vendor:

Innovation Data Processing

Platforms:

z/OS  

Short Description:

VSAM alternative
 

Detail:

Innovation Access Method (IAM). Alternative access method to VSAM. Marketed as a higher-performance option to VSAM that is transparent to applications and utilities.

IAM/RLS provides record level sharing within a z/OS system, IAM/PLEX record level sharing across a Parallel Syspex. IAM/AIX adds support for alternate indexes.

First released 1972. IAM/AIX released 2000, IAM/PLEX released 2011.


Entry last updated: 09-Mar-2014

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