z/OS VSAM and Access Method Services (SS83G)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline
 

Who should attend

This is an intermediate course for individuals who manage data sets using IDCAMS and VSAM.

Prerequisites

You should complete:

  • z/OS Facilities (ES15)
  • z/OS Job Control Language and Utilities (ES07) or
  • Fundamental System Skills in z/OS (ES10)
  • or have equivalent experience

Course Content

This course is designed to teach how to manage VSAM and non-VSAM data sets by coding and using the functions and features of the Access Method Services program, IDCAMS.

To reinforce the lecture material, machine exercises are provided that enable students to code and test selected IDCAMS commands such as DEFINE, REPRO, ALTER, and LISTCAT.

Learn to manage Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM) and non-VSAM data sets. Particularly emphasize coding and using the functions of the IDCAMS program. Lab exercises enable you to code and test selected IDCAMS commands, such as DEFINE, REPRO, ALTER, and LISTCAT.  

Hands-On Labs

Eight labs are included to address:  

  • IDCAMS commands, including ALTER, DEFINE, CLUSTER, EXPORT, IMPORT, EXAMINE, LISTCAT, REPRO, and PRINT  
  • tuning VSAM and the VSAM buffers  
  • alternate indexes
Classroom Training

Duration 4 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,990.- €
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 - 09/02/2017 Düsseldorf Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
03/04/2017 - 06/04/2017 Berlin
29/05/2017 - 01/06/2017 Frankfurt
24/07/2017 - 27/07/2017 Stuttgart
11/09/2017 - 14/09/2017 Hamburg
13/11/2017 - 16/11/2017 Munich
Switzerland
24/07/2017 - 27/07/2017 Zurich