Structure, Tailoring and Basic Tuning for IBM i (OL23G)

Course Description Schedule

Who should attend

Anyone who has responsibility for tuning and basic setup of OS/400.


Students should be able to to do the following:

  • Start and Stop the Operating System
  • Start and Stop subsystems
  • Manage job, message and output queues
  • Describe security concepts and create user profiles.

Course Objectives

On completion, you will be able to :

  • Manage jobs by modifying subsystem descriptions, controlling batch jobs and tailoring job descriptions.
  • Create unique environments to run jobs.
  • Tune the performance of the system using pools/activity levels, execution parameters and system values.

Course Content

  • This course covers :
    • Creating subsystems: guidelines for pools,work entries, priorities. Basic system tuning WRKSYSSTS etc.
    • Paging DB/ NDB faults, activity levels, dynamic tuner (QPFRADJ).
    • Transferring to another subsystem, rerouting between pools.
    • Key system values affecting performance.
    • Managing storage, batch commands, synchronous and asynchronous I/O processing.
    • Internal job structure.
    • Task-dispatcher: active/ wait/ ineligible states, timeslice, PURGE-*YES/ *NO.
    • Performance Advisor for basic tuning.
Classroom Training

Duration 2 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 1,490.- €
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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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.
23/01/2017 - 24/01/2017 Hamburg
20/03/2017 - 21/03/2017 Munich
15/05/2017 - 16/05/2017 Düsseldorf
10/07/2017 - 11/07/2017 Berlin
04/09/2017 - 05/09/2017 Frankfurt
FLEX Training

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21/11/2016 - 22/11/2016 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Budapest
20/03/2017 - 21/03/2017 Vienna (iTLS)

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