NOMAD Reporter

Reporter NOMAD is a powerful productivity tool for reporting that is designed to expand the value of your company's existing databases. Reporter NOMAD is rich in functionality. It is easy and quick to use for simple reports. Yet it provides everything needed for the complex reporting requirements of production systems. Reporter NOMAD is the single most comprehensive tool available for data inquiry and analysis.

Data Access Flexibility

With Reporter NOMAD, you can easily access and combine data from a variety of sources for reporting. These sources include the leading relational database systems, such as DB2, Teradata, as well as IMS, IDMS and ISAM, QSAM and VSAM files. Additionally, a special remote shared database facility enables Reporter NOMAD users to report from remote NOMAD databases on either z/VM or z/OS environments.

This means you can analyze the total picture represented by your organization's data. For example, you can look at data stored in VSAM files and IMS databases, combine it with DB2 data, and manipulate it with Reporter NOMAD's powerful facilities to get the complete information needed for critical decision-making.

Reporting Productivity

No matter how and where your data is stored, Reporter NOMAD improves reporting productivity with a variety of unique features that eliminate repetitive program statements.


NOMAD Schema
All the information about your data, including attributes, display criteria and access privileges, is stored centrally in the NOMAD Schema. This substantially reduces reporting time and effort. Additionally, the Schema can contain one-word references to any group of database items, a particularly timesaving feature for financial reporting.
Data Types
In addition to a full complement of alpha and numeric data types, NOMAD has a variety of special, intelligent data types for handling date, name, time and text. They provide a broad range of reporting options that would otherwise require procedural coding to achieve.

For example, NOMAD's full support for DATE enables users to easily retrieve and print dates in virtually any manner desired, without ever having to know how they have been specified in the database. As a result of NOMAD's unique internal representation of dates and time-valued data, date and datetime calculations are handled easily in NOMAD without complex coding.
Report Formatting
With default formatting conventions for column headings and spacing, Reporter NOMAD makes it easy to produce an attractive report with minimal effort. At the same time, users have complete control over the many formatting options, which provides full flexibility for handling any special reporting requirements.
NOMAD Windows
Reporter NOMAD provides users with an easy-to-use native windowing environment that makes the product quick to learn and easy to use. Separate interactive windows can be used to display and edit a report request, to browse the output and pop-up help as required. Multiple windows can be active simultaneously, making it easy to view file descriptions, report requests and the finished report on the screen at the same time. Multiple reports can also be viewed at once, for on-the-spot comparisons.


Reporter NOMAD provides users with an easy-to-use native windowing environment that makes the product quick to learn and easy to use. Separate interactive windows can be used to display and edit a report request, to browse the output and pop-up help as required. Multiple windows can be active simultaneously, making it easy to view file descriptions, report requests and the finished report on the screen at the same time. Multiple reports can also be viewed at once, for on-the-spot comparisons.

For those who want to develop customized interfaces for reporting applications, NOMAD's windowing facility provides a highly flexible environment for designing user interfaces.

NOMAD's WINDOW command gives you complete control over window definition, placement and function. Many automatic behaviors (such as CENTER, CLOSE, LAST and REFRESH) are built in, which significantly reduces programming code and speeds the development process.
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Datasheets
NOMAD (1.2mb)
NOMAD Reporting
NOMAD Interface for DB2
NOMAD Interface for VSAM




Useful Links
IBM DB2
IBM Mainframe servers
Teradata