Integrated Database Management System (IDMS) Interview Questions

 
1.
What is IDMS?
2.
Why would you use find and get rather than an obtain?
3.
If the stored record is not defined as automatic of a set, how can it be stored as a member of the set?
4.
Distinguish among erase, erase permanent, erase selective and erase all?
5.
So manual and automatic are the connect options for a set. What are the disconnect options?
6.
What is currency in IDMS?
7.
What sets will the stored record connect to?
8.
How does IDMS insure data integrity?
9.
What is an area sweep and when is it used in IDMS?
10.
When you are obtaining next within a set and get a end of set return code, on what record are you now current in IDMS?
11.
What is a bind in IDMS?
12.
How does IDMS communicate with CICS?
13.
Is there a application program coding difference between local and central version mode in IDMS?
14.
If you are current on the owner of a set, what is the difference between an obtain next and obtain first in IDMS?
15.
What is the difference between a schema and a subschema in IDMS?
16.
What is a region in IDMS?
17.
What is a page in IDMS?
18.
Explain the difference between record occurrence and record type in IDMS?
19.
What is the difference between local and central version operating modes?
20.
What is a run unit in IDMS?
21.
What is an OOK-Rec in IDMS?
22.
What is a junction record in IDMS?
23.
Name and explain the three location modes?
24.
What is a set in IDMS? What pointers are required, what are possible? How may sets be ordered?
25.
What is the purpose of a READY?
26.
What does a COMMIT statement do?
27.
What does a ROLLBACK do in IDMS?
28.
What does a FINISH do in IDMS?
29.
What is the IDD in IDMS?
30.
What is the meaning of the return codes 0307 and 0326?
31.
What is the meaning of Copy IDMS Subschema-Binds?
32.
What is the meaning of Copy IDMS Subschema-Binds in IDMS?
33.
What is autostatus in IDMS?
34.
What does a store statement do?