APPLICATION RESTART CONTROL 4.2
The APPLICATION RESTART CONTROL (AR/CTL) products work separately or together to provide services for application programs that use the following types of data structures:
- Sequential files, using queued sequential access method (QSAM)
- IBM DB2 tables
- IBM IMS full-function, Fast Path, and/or GSAM databases
- Virtual storage access method (VSAM) data sets
- Any combinations of these data structures
AR/CTL for IMS works independently in application programs that use IMS databases only, sequential files only, or both. AR/CTL for IMS works with AR/CTL for VSAM in programs that use IMS databases and VSAM data sets. These programs can also use sequential files. AR/CTL for IMS works with AR/CTL for DB2 in programs that use DB2 tables, IMS databases, and DB2-oriented services of AR/CTL in an IMS environment. These programs can also use sequential files. However, AR/CTL for IMS can work alone with programs that use DB2 tables and IMS databases but do not use the DB2-oriented services of AR/CTL.
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