- 5 hours
The z/OS Concepts and Components course describes the evolution of mainframe computing and provides descriptions of the major components that comprise today's z/OS environment. Details of general z/OS processing concepts are also provided.
Operations, programming, and technical support personnel requiring z/OS training. This course provides a broad introduction to many aspects of the z/OS environment.
No prerequisites are required for this course.
After completing this course the student should be able to:
- Identify the characteristics of an operating system that make multiprogramming possible
- Identify the names and functions of commonly used z/OS system components
- Recognize terminology associated with I/O operations
- List the components associated with multiprocessing
Early Computer Systems
TSO, VTAM, and ISPF
Job Control Language
TSO/E and ISPF
VTAM and TCP/IP
The Workload Manager
The System Log
CICS, IMS, DB2, MQ, RACF
The I/O Operation
z/OS I/O Services