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Approx. 14 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Explain how to submit and view JCL output

  • Describe the use of applications such as CICS, IMS, and DB2 on z/OS

  • Summarize the application services provided in UNIX

  • Describe the purpose, benefits, and functions provided by z/OSMF

Skills you will gain

System ProgrammingUnixDB2System AdministrationJCL
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Approx. 14 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Introduction to JES and JCL

5 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 30 min), 2 readings, 8 quizzes
6 videos
JES and JCL Part 17m
JES and JCL Part 23m
How to submit and view JCL output2m
JCL procedures9m
JCL tidbits2m
2 readings
Download Exercise Guide for this Course15m
Before starting the labs - Checklist10m
8 practice exercises
System Programmer4m
JES and JCL part 16m
JES and JCL part 24m
Submit a job4m
Lab JCL exercises6m
JCL Procedures6m
JCL Tidbits4m
Week 1 graded quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

System Programming Components

2 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 53 min), 1 reading, 7 quizzes
10 videos
z/OS Components5m
z/OS System Libraries7m
Application Infrastructure - part 15m
Application Infrastructure - part 25m
Language Environment3m
Generation data groups4m
RAIM2m
Networking5m
Utilities7m
1 reading
IBM DB2 12 for z/OS Technical Overview45m
7 practice exercises
VSAM
z/OS Components10m
z/OS System Libraries6m
Language Environment
Generation Data Groups4m
RAIM4m
Week 2 graded quiz20m
Week
3

Week 3

6 hours to complete

z/OSMF and UNIX System Services

6 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 23 min), 1 reading, 6 quizzes
7 videos
z/OSMF Exercise Introduction41s
UNIX System Services5m
USS File System1m
ISHELL and hierarchical file system exercise introduction21s
USS processes and permissions7m
Final words1m
1 reading
IBM z/OS Management Facility V2R345m
6 practice exercises
Using z/OSMF10m
UNIX System Services
ISHELL and hierarchical file system2m
Lab ISHELL and HFS6m
Week 3 graded quiz30m
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About the IBM z/OS Mainframe Practitioner Professional Certificate

This Professional Certificate is intended to provide the foundational skills required to launch a career in the enterprise platform that powers over 68% of worldwide transactions. Companies around the world are searching for these skills to run their critical system workloads. In this series of courses, the learner will be introduced to various operating systems, mainframe applications, and get real-time hands-on experience on an IBM Z server. The skills acquired on completion of this Professional Certificate allows the learner to pursue a career as a mainframe application developer, system programmer, system administrator, or a DBA Practitioner. There are three courses in this specialisation, please be sure to complete all three in order to maximise your time and effort. Course 1: Introduction to Enterprise Computing Course 2 : Getting Started on Mainframe with z/OS Commands and Panels Course 3 : Basic System Programming on IBM Z On successful completion of this professional certificate, the learners will be eligible to claim the IBM z/OS Mainframe Practitioner Professional Certificate badge. More information can be found here...
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