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Technical note: IMS celebrates thirty years as an IBM product

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1 Author(s)
K. R. Blackman ; IBM North America Division, Advanced Technical Support—Dallas Systems Center, Santa Teresa Laboratoy, 555 Bailey Avenue, San Jose, California 95141, USA

This technical note recognizes the thirtieth anniversary of the IBM Information Management System (IMS™) and describes the initial requirements that led to the development of IMS. It also describes how IMS has evolved over the past thirty years to implement new technology while preserving customers' application programming investments.

Note: The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Incorporated is distributing this Article with permission of the International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) who is the exclusive owner. The recipient of this Article may not assign, sublicense, lease, rent or otherwise transfer, reproduce, prepare derivative works, publicly display or perform, or distribute the Article.  

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IBM Systems Journal  (Volume:37 ,  Issue: 4 )