Introducing z/OS UNIX System Services

Introducing z/OS UNIX System Services

Taught in English


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Martin Keen

Instructor: Martin Keen

Intermediate level

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12 hours to complete
3 weeks at 4 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Explain major functions provided in z/OS UNIX

  • Use the two interactive interfaces available to access the services

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There are 8 modules in this course

This course describes how open standards are implemented in a z/OS system by z/OS UNIX. UNIX System Services are introduced, and the role of z/OS as a server in the open systems environment is discussed. This is an introductory level course. It provides an overview of z/OS UNIX System Services (usually abbreviated to z/OS UNIX) as seen by the user. Details of installation and implementation for system programmers are not covered in this course. After completing this course, you should be competent in the following objectives:

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3 videos1 reading1 quiz1 app item

This unit provides an overview of the components of a UNIX system.

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3 videos1 quiz

This unit describes the implementation of the hierarchical file system in z/OS UNIX.

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10 videos1 quiz1 app item

This unit describes the use of the z/OS UNIX shell and utilities.

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3 videos1 quiz1 app item

This unit discusses some of the more basic commands. (Note: Commands here are not (z/OS) operator commands; commands here are solely related to the UNIX shell interface.)

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3 videos1 quiz1 app item

This unit discusses basic usage of the shell.

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5 videos1 quiz1 app item

This unit discusses UNIX processes along with program execution, pipes, and threads.

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4 videos1 quiz

This unit covers some of the environments of z/OS UNIX. The language environment, debugging, and callable services are discussed.

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3 videos2 quizzes1 app item


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