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IBM System z Parallel Sysplex Operations (ES73G)

Course Description Schedule

Who should attend

This course is designed so that students can learn how z/OS systems operate in a Parallel Sysplex environment through discussion topics and hands-on lab exercises. Students learn problem determination skills, practice enhanced sysplex operations, including management of the coupling facility (CF), and use recovery capabilities provided by the System z servers.


The audience includes operations personnel and technical staff who are directly involved in the installation, operation, systems support, and software support of their Parallel Sysplex environment.

Course Objectives

You should have an understanding of:

  • Basic data processing and I/O concepts and terminology
  • z/OS console operation, including display of device, job, and console status

Course Content

  • Day 1
    • (00:30) Welcome
    • (02:30) Unit 1: Sysplex overview
    • (01:00) Unit 2: Coupling Facility
    • (03:00) Supporting labs
  • Day 2
    • (00:30) Review
    • (03:00) Unit 3: Sysplex operation and recovery
    • (03:30) Supporting labs
  • Day 3
    • (02:30) Review and labs
    • (01:00) Unit 4: Sysplex Failure Manager and console operations
    • (01:00) Unit 5: Sysplex timer and Sever Time Protocol operation
    • (00:45) Unit 6: z/OS IPL flow
    • (02:00) Supporting labs
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,290.- €
incl. catering
Catering includes:

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

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

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13/11/2017 - 15/11/2017 Hamburg