Storage Management Fundamentals (SS06G)
This basic course is for beginning z/OS storage administrators and would benefit people such as applications and operations who need to understand issues associated with storage management.
You should have:
- Completed Introduction to Data Storage Subsystems for z/OS (ILO) (SK050) or
- An Introduction to Data Storage Subsystems for z/OS (SS050) or
- Fundamental knowledge of data storage devices
This course is an introduction to the System-managed, Data Facility Storage Management Subsystem (DFSMS) environment where the dataset lifecycle is managed by predefined policy as required by service level agreements. It describes the components of the DFSMS architecture. At an overview level, it teaches the policy structure and how to build it using the Interactive Storage Management Facility (ISMF), ISMF is the storage manager´s interface to building and maintaining the managed environment. The course also teaches how to develop and implement storage management strategies in z/OS as well as how to perform storage management tasks such as managing media, managing data, managing space, and managing availability.