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Course Catalog » z/OS Curriculum » z/OS 2.3 Series

z/OS - Concepts and Components 2.3

Duration
7 hours

Overview

Description

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.

Audience

Operations, programming, and technical support personnel requiring knowledge about z/OS; this course provides a broad introduction to many aspects of the z/OS environment.

Prerequisites

None.

Objectives

After completing this course, the student will 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
  • Describe the compile and bind process used to create an executable program
  • Describe how I/O is processed in a mainframe environment
  • List the system components that participate in z/OS system resource sharing
  • Describe how Workload Management (WLM) manages resources

Course Content

Mainframe Evolution

Early Computer Systems

The Supervisor

Input/ Output Fundamentals

Multiprogramming

SPOOL

Virtual Storage

TSO, VTAM, and ISPF

Major Components of the z/OS System

Subsystems

Job Control Language

TSO/E and ISPF

VTAM and TCP/IP

The Workload Manager

The System Log

System Automation

CICS, IMS, Db2, IBM MQ, RACF

SMS/HSM

Compilers, Binders, and Utilities

Compilers

The Binder

Utility Programs

How z/OS Processes I/O

The I/O Operation

Channel Subsystem

CCW and Coupling Channels

I/O Definitions

Open Systems Adapter

OSA Express

Hipersockets

Mainframe Resource Sharing

PR/SM

Physical and Logical CPU Sharing

Channel Sharing

Sharing Across the SYSPLEX

Coupling Facility

Serialization

Workload Management and WLM

The Need to Share Resources

WLM

Dispatchable Units, Address Spaces, and Enclaves

Dispatching Priority

I/O Priority

WLM Service Classes

WLM Goals

Donor Receiver Concept

z/OS - Concepts and Components 2.3 Mastery Test

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