Storage Management Fundamentals (SS06G)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Who should attend

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

Course Content

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.

Classroom Training

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,290.- €
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.
06/03/2017 - 08/03/2017 Berlin
02/05/2017 - 04/05/2017 Frankfurt
21/08/2017 - 23/08/2017 Hamburg
16/10/2017 - 18/10/2017 Munich
11/12/2017 - 13/12/2017 Düsseldorf
07/11/2016 - 09/11/2016 Zurich
16/10/2017 - 18/10/2017 Vienna (iTLS)

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