3 arrows

Popular Mirantis On Demand Training Courses Now 50% Off

closeClose

z/OS System Operators

  • Tuition USD $2,720 GSA  $2,136.78
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 2923 Ratings
  • Course Code ES27G
  • Duration 3 days
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual
ES27G - z/OS System Operators

Course Eligible for IBM Digital Badge

To provide an overview of the z Operating System (OS), look at the systems from both a hardware and software prospective, and develop a basic understanding of System z partitioning capabilities, Processor Resource/Systems Manager (PR/SM), z/OS, Job Entry Subsystem 2 (JES2), Job Entry Subsystem 3 (JES3), Time Sharing Option (TSO), TSO Extended (TSO/E), System Display and Search Facility (SDSF), z/OS Communications Server, and System z channel subsystem usage for various channels, such as Enterprise System Connection (ESCON), Fiber Connector (FICON), and the Open Systems Adapter (OSA). It will also describe the Initial Program Loader (IPL) process and enable you to become comfortable issuing z/OS commands from a Multi Console Support (MCS) system console or extended MCS console.

Skills Gained

  • Describe System z usage of z/Architecture
  • Identify System z servers and their major components
  • Name z/OS functional groups and base elements
  • Describe the concept of virtual storage and its exploitation in z/OS
  • Issue z/OS commands with the correct syntax
  • Identify z/OS display commands that can be used to determine device and channel path status
  • Describe the use of VARY and CONFIG z/OS operator commands
  • Interpret the results of z/OS commands
  • Identify the differences between JES2 and JES3
  • Describe JES2 usage
  • SPOOLs and checkpoint data sets
  • Cold, warm, and hot starts
  • Commands to control resources and display job status
  • Describe the purpose and use of the following:
  • TSO
  • ISP/PDF
  • Allocating, displaying, and editing data set information with ISP/PDF panels
  • SDSF
  • Describe the naming rules for z/OS data sets
  • Describe the z/OS catalog structure
  • Describe the functions performed by DFSMS, DFSMSdss, DFSMShsm, and DFSMSrmm to help manage the data sets in a data center
  • Describe the function of JCL cataloged procedures
  • Identify the difference between MCS consoles and extended MCS consoles
  • Issue commands to determine the status and parameters of any console
  • Describe major console enhancements at z/OS 1.8, z/OS 1.10, and z/OS 2.1

Who Can Benefit

This basic course is for IT personnel with little or no theoretical background of z/OS and little or no general practical in IS experience.

Prerequisites

You should have completed:

  • An Introduction to the z/OS Environment (ES050)

Course Details

Day 1

  • Welcome
  • Unit 1: Review of System z servers and z/OS
  • Unit 2: z/OS MVS commands
  • Labs 1, 2, and 3

Day 2

  • Review
  • Unit 3: JES and TSO
  • Unit 4: z/OS data sets
  • Labs 4, 5, and 6

Day 3

  • Review
  • Unit 5: z/OS consoles operation
  • Labs 7, 8, and 9

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

I attended AWS Big data analytics training through online and it is very well organized. overall good training

Content is great and useful lab exercise which can be related to tasks performed at work.

The learning service is great. Instructor is awesome. Please fix the lab environment. I love this informative and friendly course.

The course was well organized, excellent training materials and lab excercises.

Overall, The training on the essential AWS setups and services as well as Database setup was good.

2 options available

undo
  • Jun 1, 2021 Jun 3, 2021 (3 days)
    Location
    iMVP
    Language
    English
    Time
    9:30AM 5:30PM EDT
    Enroll
    Enroll
  • Sep 8, 2021 Sep 10, 2021 (3 days)
    Location
    iMVP
    Language
    English
    Time
    9:30AM 5:30PM EDT
    Enroll
    Enroll
Contact Us 1-800-803-3948
Contact Us
FAQ Get immediate answers to our most frequently asked qestions. View FAQs arrow_forward