MVS Skill Pack for z/OS

5 Days

Description

This course is designed to help programmers, operations staff and managers new to the z/OS environment gain an understanding of MVS concepts, a working knowledge of TSO, ISPF and JCL. The lecture components and hands-on labs will give each student the opportunity to understand and use the basic facilities of an MVS environment.

Audience

This course is intended for personnel who are new to the MVS operating system or those who are seeking a refresher course in basic to intermediate JCL programming execution.

Topics

  • MVS operating system terminology
  • Introduction to DASD, Tape, and Systems Managed Storage
  • Intro to Catalogs, VTOCs, and Tape Labels
  • MVS Networking TCP/IP and SNA
  • JES2 vs JES3
  • MVS Security Overview
  • What is a Parallel Sysplex
  • What is UNIX System Services
  • Program Product Overview CICS, DB2, IMS, WebSphere MQ
  • Third-party Program Product Overview
  • TSO/ISPF introduction
  • ISPF hierarchy
  • ISPF commands
  • Using SDSF to view job output
  • Coding the JCL JOB and EXEC statements
  • Coding JCL DD statements
  • IF/THEN/ELSE/ENDIF JCL statements
  • JOBLIB, STEPLIB, and JCLLIB JCL statements
  • OUTPUT JCL statements
  • SET and INCLUDE members
  • Using cataloged and in-stream JCL procedures with symbolic overrides
  • Using the IBM SORT program

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
December 04, 2017

$2,995.00
5 Days    9:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
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Private Training Available
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Course Overview

  • I. MVS Overview
    • A. zSeries & S/390 Operating Systems
    • B. A Typical zSeries Data Center
    • C. Real & Virtual Memory
    • D. Multiprogramming vs. Multiprocessing
    • E. Interrupts
    • F. Bits and Bytes
    • G. EBCDIC vs. ASCII
    • H. The CPU (Central Processing Unit)
    • I. MVS in a TCP/IP Network
    • J. Understanding the Network Controllers
    • K. Understanding the 3270 Terminal
    • L. S/390 Printer Hardware Categories
    • M. Storage Devices: DASD
    • N. Storage Device Connections
    • O. Storage Subsystems
    • P. MVS Address Spaces
    • Q. MVS Data Spaces
    • R. z/OS 64 Bit Address Space
    • S. MVS HiperSpaces
    • T. MVS Dispatching
    • U. MVS Customization
    • V. The MCS Console
    • W. MVS Data Management
    • X. MVS Data Set Types
    • Y. Sequential Datasets
    • Z. Partitioned Datasets
    • AA. VSAM Datasets
    • BB. Systems Managed Storage (SMS)
    • CC.Catalogs
    • DD.VTOC: Volume Table of Contents
    • EE. Tape Labels
    • FF. Recovery / Termination Mgmt
    • GG. SMF - System Management Facilities
    • HH.Serialization: ENQ / DEQ
    • II. Shared DASD & Reserve/Release
    • JJ. Security Overview
    • KK. JES Overview
    • LL. Job Life Cycle Phases
    • MM. Job Execution Phase
    • NN.JES2 vs. JES3
    • OO. A Parallel Sysplex
    • PP. UNIX System Services
    • QQ. The UNIX Hierarchical File System
    • RR.The UNIX Shell
    • SS. Using the OMVS TSO Command
    • TT. File Mgmt using the ISPF Shell
    • UU.Program Products: CICS
    • VV. Program Products: DB2
    • WW. Program Products: IMS
    • XX. Today's Application Architectures
    • YY. Program Products: WebSphere MQ
    • ZZ. What is a Job Scheduler?
  • II. TSO/E and ISPF Overview
    • A. TSO/E Overview: Features
    • B. TSO Operating Modes
    • C. Interactive TSO Commands
    • D. TSO/E Logon and Logoff
    • E. TSO/E Line Mode
    • F. ISPF/PDF Option 6
    • G. Issuing TSO cmd from ISPF Panel
    • H. TSO/E Command Syntax
    • I. TSO/E PROFILE
    • J. TSO/E REXX & CLIST
    • K. Example REXX EXEC
    • L. REXX Language Features
    • M. Languages: Compiled vs. Scripting
    • N. ISPF Overview
    • O. What is a Panel?
    • P. Menu Panel
    • Q. List Panel
    • R. EDIT PANEL
    • S. ISPF Primary Option Menu
    • T. Standard CUA Format
    • U. ISPF Panel Terminology
    • V. ISPF Hierarchy
    • W. ISPF Panel Hierarchies
    • X. ISPF Navigation
    • Y. ISPF Line and Primary Commands
    • Z. ISPF Primary Commands
    • AA. ISPF Split Screen
    • BB. ISPF Help
  • III. Navigating MVS Documentation
    • A. IBM Library Reader on CD
    • B. IBM Internet Library
    • C. MVS/QuickRef Overview
    • D. Abend Code Display
    • E Select Information By Category
    • F. Sample JCL Information: NOTIFY Keyword
    • G. Looking up an Error by Message ID
    • H. Example Error Message Info: IOS000I
    • I. Selecting Vendor, Product, Release
    • J. Selecting DASD Free Space Information
    • K. Displaying DASD Hardware Characteristics
  • IV. ISPF Hierarchy & Settings
    • A. Primary Option Menu
    • B. Utility Selection Panel (=3)
    • C. Library Utility 3.1
    • D. Data Set Utility 3.2
    • E. Move Copy Utility 3.3
    • F. Data Set List Utility 3.4
    • G. ISPF Jump Function
    • H. Allocating Data Sets w/ ISPF
    • I. Data Set Allocation
    • J. Allocation Suggestions
    • K. ISPF Settings
    • L. PF Key Definitions and Labels
    • M. Keylist Utility
    • N. FKA / PFSHOW Example
    • O. Other ISPF Settings: Color, Environ
  • V. ISPF Edit and View
    • A. ISPF Edit, View, Browse
    • B. Edit Panel: Action Bar Choices
    • C. ISPF Edit Primary Commands
    • D. ISPF Edit Scroll Commands
    • E. Browse and Edit FIND command
    • F. Edit Change Command
    • G. Change Command Examples
    • H. FIND command: Advanced topics
    • I. Edit Session: Sequence Numbers
    • J. Special Editing Keys: Insert, Delete, & EOF
    • K. Line Edit Commands
    • L. Advanced Edit Line Commands
    • M. Text Entry mode
    • N. Text Flow Line Command
    • O. MASK and TS Line Command
    • P. Column and Data Shifting
    • Q. ISPF Edit Primary Commands
    • R. Locate Primary Commands
    • S. Delete Primary Commands
    • T. SORT Primary Command
    • U. COPY & MOVE Primary Commands
    • V. CUT & PASTE Primary Commands
    • W. Data Movement Commands
    • X. Nesting Edit
    • VI. SDSF Overview & Features
    • A. SDSF Primary Option Menu
    • B. SDSF Key End-User Commands
    • C. SDSF Input Queue Display
    • D. SDSF Input Action Characters
    • E. SDSF Active Display
    • F. SDSF Held Output Queue Display
    • G. SDSF Output Queue Display Cmd
    • H. More SDSF Commands
  • VII. MVS Job Control Language
    • A. JCL Overview and Syntax
    • B. JCL Statement Types Covered
    • C. JCL Statement Categories
    • D. JCL Syntax: Fields
    • E. JCL Syntax: Parameters
    • F. JCL Syntax: Comments
    • G. JCL Syntax: Continuation
    • H. JES JCL Statements
    • I. JOB Statement
    • J. JOB Statement: Jobname
    • K. JOB Statement: Accounting Info
    • L. JOB Statement: Programmer-Name
    • M. JOB Statement: Apostrophe Rules
    • N. JOB Statement: Keyword Parameters
    • O. JOB Statement: CLASS Keyword
    • P. JOB Statement: MSGCLASS Keyword
    • Q. JOB Statement: MSGLEVEL Keyword
    • R. JOB Statement: NOTIFY Keyword
    • S. JOB Statement: TYPRUN Keyword
    • T. JOB Statement: RESTART Keyword
    • U. JOB Statement: Other Keywords
    • V. MVS Utilities: IEFBR14
    • W. EXEC Statement
    • X. Big Picture: Compile & Link Process
    • Y. EXEC Statement: PGM Keyword
    • Z. EXEC Statement: PROC Keyword
    • AA. EXEC Statement: PARM Keyword
    • BB. Using PARM in a COBOL Program 
    • CC.EXEC Statement: TIME Keyword
    • DD.EXEC Statement: REGION Keyword
    • EE. EXEC Statement: COND Keyword
    • FF. DD Statement GG. DD Statement: DDNAME
    • HH.Referring to the DDNAME in COBOL
    • II. DD Statement: SYSOUT= JJ. DD Statement: *
    • KK. DD Statement: DATA LL. DD Statement: DUMMY
    • MM. MVS Utilities: IEBGENER
    • NN.DD Statement: DSN=
    • OO. DD Statement: DISP=
    • PP. DD Statement: UNIT=
    • QQ. DD Statement: VOL= & VOL=SER=
    • RR.DD Statement: DCB=
    • SS. DD Statement: SPACE=
    • TT. DD Statement: AVGREC=
    • UU.DD Statement: LIKE=
    • VV. DD Statement: Generation Data Sets
    • WW. DD Statement: Backward Reference
    • XX. IF / THEN / ELSE / ENDIF
    • YY. Data Set Concatenation
    • ZZ. Special DD Names
    • AAA. JOBLIB Statement
    • BBB. STEPLIB DD Statement
    • CCC. JCLLIB Statement
    • DDD. OUTPUT Statement
    • EEE. INCLUDE Statement
    • FFF. Procedures: Symbolic Parameters
    • GGG. Procedures: Statement Overrides
    • HHH. Procedures: Adding In-stream data
    • III. SET Statement
    • JJJ.SORT Overview
    • KKK. Example Sort JCL
    • LLL. SORT DD Statements
    • MMM. SORT control statements

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
December 04, 2017

$2,995.00
5 Days    9:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
view class details and enroll
Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Prerequisites

none

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
December 04, 2017

$2,995.00
5 Days    9:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
view class details and enroll
Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
request a private session or new date