ES05G: An Introduction to the z/OS Environment

IBM Systems Training

on February 14, 2022

      

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Table of Contents

  1. Short Summary
  2. Duration
  3. Content Description
  4. Objectives
  5. Agenda
  6. Audience
  7. Skill Level
  8. Labs?
  9. Keywords
  10. Prerequisites
  11. Enrollment
  12. Errata
  13. Follow-on Courses

Short Summary

This course is an overview of the z/OS operating systems and services for non-MVS IS technical personnel.

Duration in Hours ⌚

16.0

Content Description

This course is an overview of the z/OS operating systems and services for non-MVS IS technical personnel.

Objectives

  • Identify the installation requirements for an enterprise server and how z/OS supports these requirements
  • Discuss the services for application enablement in a z/OS environment
  • Identify how z/OS provides support for On Demand Business
  • Describe how security is ensured in a z/OS environment
  • Identify products and tools that support a central point of control
  • Characterize products and facilities that support z/OS systems
  • Describe the essential system services of z/OS
  • List the z/Architecture processor configurations for z/OS
  • Describe z/OS connectivity, communication facilities, and interfaces
  • Describe how zEnterprise creates a single system of systems
  • The concept, strategy, and benefits of the z/OS environment
  • Application enablement in z/OS
  • Overview of On Demand Business support in z/OS
  • Connectivity to the z/OS environment
  • Security support provided by z/OS
  • Systems Management support (Tivoli, SMP/E, SMF, and RMF)
  • Scalability, availability, backup, and recovery features in z/OS
  • System Services support (storage management, job management, work management, data sets, and data set management)
  • System z processor configurations, System z Enterprise Server hardware
  • zEnterprise, a new dimension in computing

Agenda

Day 1

  • Welcome
  • Unit 1: Requirements of an enterprise server
  • Unit 2: Application enablement
  • Unit 3: Enabling On Demand Business on z/OS
  • Unit 4: z/OS connectivity

Day 2

  • Unit 5: Security in a z/OS environment
  • Unit 6: Systems management
  • Unit 7: System and data availability
  • Unit 8: System services
  • Unit 9: System z9 and z10 and System z hardware
  • Unit 10: zEnterprise: A new dimension in computing

Audience

This basic course is for personnel with a technical background in information technology who are new to the z/OS platform and do not have prior MVS or OS/390 experience.

Skill Level

Basic

Labs? 💻

N

Keywords

z/OS; operating system; services;zos;ES05G; ES05;SPVC

Prerequisites

You should have:

  • System concepts
  • Basic knowledge of IS technologies
  • No MVS, OS/390, or z/OS knowledge required

Enrollment

https://www.ibm.com/training/course/ES05G

Errata

None specified.

Follow-on Courses

None


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