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z/OS System Programmer Fundamentals (ES40G)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline
 

Who should attend

This intermediate class is intended for new System Programmers and System Administrators, who require an overall understanding of the z/OS platform, z/OS components, data management, and installation and maintenance activities used in z/OS systems.

Prerequisites

You should:

  • Have z/OS installation experience or have attended z/OS Installation (ES41A)
  • Be familiar with end user activities on MVS, including knowledge of JCL, IDCAMS, the MVS address space structure, and the concept of batch scheduling using JES initiators

Course Content

This course is designed to describe the basic components that apply to all z/OS systems. It includes high level concepts that apply to the z/OS hardware platform and the z/OS software. It then provides a more detailed analysis, description and lab activities that can be applied to the system programmer role to maintain z/OS systems.

Discussion activities include: The POR, IPL process, JES implementation and operating environment, VTAM environment for TSO, ISPF, SNA and TCP/IP networking, RACF, ISPF/PDF and UNIX System Services. It defines the classic approach to data management in a z/OS system. It identifies various software products and utilities used to define, maintain, and manage catalogs and data sets in the z/OS environment. It also discusses Parmlib usage and requirements for system initialization and operation that include: System symbolics, WLM, SFM, RMF and system logger. Both single system and multi-system sysplex usage is identified. z/OS install, upgrade options, maintenance using SMP/E and I/O configuration requirements using HCD is listed and described.

Classroom Training

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 3,500.- €
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Bread
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

* Catering information only valid for courses delivered by Fast Lane.


Digital courseware Dates and Booking
 
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Germany
06/02/2017 - 08/02/2017 Düsseldorf
27/03/2017 - 29/03/2017 Berlin
22/05/2017 - 24/05/2017 Frankfurt
02/08/2017 - 04/08/2017 Stuttgart
04/10/2017 - 06/10/2017 Hamburg
13/11/2017 - 15/11/2017 Munich
Switzerland
02/08/2017 - 04/08/2017 Zurich