Dave Schipper

Dave Schipper

Dave Schipper is a lead product manager at BMC Software responsible for the BMC Database Solutions for IMS. As product manager, Dave works with customers to understand their needs and uses that information to set product directions and prioritize new product capabilities as he interfaces with the development teams. Dave has over 30 years of experience with mainframe systems and has been in product management for over 20 years.

Mainframe Best Practice: Increase Availability with Conditional IMS Utility Processing

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A little mainframe humor for you: “What are the fastest IMS reorganizations you’ve done?” Answer: “The ones you don’t do at all because they’re not needed.” Old joke, but still applicable. Today’s digital businesses need applications to be available 24x7 so that users can complete their business processing, but IMS maintenance activities can impact … [Read more...]