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IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS 8.6.0 for Schedulers

IBM Course Code: TM404CE

GK# 9631 Vendor# TM404G

Course Overview


In this 4-day course, you will learn how to use IBM® Tivoli® Workload Scheduler for z/OS® 8.6.0 to define and manage a z/OS based batch-scheduling environment. The course also includes a brief overview of the end-to-end environment. During the course, you will use ISPF panels to create scheduling definitions that describe various workloads. This course provides detailed instructor-led classroom instruction and extensive hands-on exercises. The exercises run on an IBM® Tivoli® Workload Scheduler for z/OS® 8.6.0 system.

What You'll Learn

  • Describe the basic functions, features, and components of IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS 8.6.0
  • Create workstations and describe their functions, features, and types
  • Create calendars and calendar periods and describe their purpose
  • Create applications, run cycles, and operations and describe their features, purpose, and types
  • Describe the feedback function and its purpose
  • Create, describe, and maintain IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS scheduling plans
  • Implement IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS 8.6.0 scheduling features such as job-level and step-level conditional dependencies and critical operations
  • Implement the restart and cleanup feature
  • Implement special resources
  • Implement automated job tailoring
  • Use the IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS automatic recovery function
  • Use IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS to manange unplanned work


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  • Unit 1: Introduction
  • Unit 2: Workstations
  • Unit 3: Calendars and periods
  • Unit 4: Applications
  • Unit 5: Operation submission and throughput
  • Unit 6: Long-term and current plans
  • Unit 7: Restart and cleanup
  • Unit 8: Special resources
  • Unit 9: Automated job tailoring
  • Unit 10: Automatic recovery
  • Unit 11: Managing unplanned work

Who Should Attend


This intermediate course is for:

  • System administrators
  • Workload planners
  • Job schedulers and
  • Operations personnel
Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Classroom Live

Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.

Duration: 4 day

Virtual Classroom Live

Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection.

Duration: 4 day

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