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What you will learn

  • Identify the different architectural families, explain the enhancements for each architecture family and the functions of an operating system

  • Explain the concept of a Sysplex and describe methods available for z/OS security.

  • Define the IOCP statements for the IOCDS and explain the concept of activation profiles.

  • Describe the process of IPLing an operating system

Skills you will gain

Mainframez/OSEnterprise SoftwaresecurityIBM Z
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction to the Mainframe Environment

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 38 min), 1 reading, 5 quizzes
6 videos
Computer Architecture7m
Mainframe Architecture3m
Virtualization6m
What is an Operating System?4m
Mainframe Operating System11m
1 reading
Diving deeper into z/OS45m
5 practice exercises
Computer architecture5m
Virtualization5m
Operating System5m
Mainframe Operating system5m
Week 1 graded quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Mainframe Infrastructure

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 26 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
6 videos
IBM Z Hardware Components3m
Mainframe Features5m
What is Millicode?2m
HMC and SE5m
Sysplex6m
2 readings
IBM Z Configuration Setup30m
A complete IBM Z Glossary of Terms45m
3 practice exercises
Why use Mainframe?5m
Sysplex5m
Week 2 graded quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Mainframe Security and Start-up

5 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 37 min), 2 readings, 8 quizzes
7 videos
Security addendum6m
Transaction level security4m
Crypto Express Key Management1m
IOCDS11m
Activation Profiles3m
IPLing an operating system4m
2 readings
Input/Output Configuration Program User's Guide for ICP IOCP25m
z/OS MVS System Initialization Logic Initial Program Load (IPL)30m
8 practice exercises
z/OS Security30m
RACF2m
Transaction level security30m
Crypto express key management30m
IOCDS30m
Activation Profiles30m
IPLing an operating system30m
Week 3 graded quiz40m

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