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IBM z/OS Mainframe Practitioner Professional Certificate
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IBM z/OS Mainframe Practitioner Professional Certificate

Launch your career as an IBM z/OS Practitioner. Build skills in IBM Z, a platform used in the world's most critical businesses.

Jeff Bisti

Instructor: Jeff Bisti

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Professional Certificate - 3 course series

Introduction to Enterprise Computing

Course 19 hours4.7 (894 ratings)

What you'll 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'll gain

Category: Mainframe
Category: Enterprise Software
Category: security
Category: IBM Z
Category: z/OS

Getting Started on Mainframe with z/OS Commands and Panels

Course 215 hours4.7 (409 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Review the main concepts of z/OS

  • Log on to TSO and start ISPF/PDF

  • Navigate through ISPF/PDF dialogs and use the basic ISPF/PDF functions and the ISPF Editor

  • Use ISPF/PDF to allocate data sets and edit data sets using the ISPF Editor primary and line commands

Skills you'll gain

Category: z/OS Commands
Category: Panels
Category: SysOp
Category: System Administration
Category: TSO

Basic System Programming on IBM Z

Course 318 hours4.8 (345 ratings)

What you'll 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'll gain

Category: JCL
Category: System Programming
Category: System Administration
Category: Unix
Category: DB2

Instructor

Jeff Bisti
6 Courses34,219 learners

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IBM

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