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An Introduction to the z OS Environment

GK# 720792

Course Overview

In this course, you will learn about the z/OS operating systems and services for non-MVS IS technical personnel.

Delivery Format Options

  • Self-Paced


    Recordings, hands-on labs and expert instructors empower you to train on your own schedule.


    $512 CAD

    2 day

  • Private Group Training

    Private Group Training

    Train your entire team in a private, coordinated professional development session at the location of your choice.

    Receive private training for teams online and in-person.

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What You'll Learn

  • Installation requirements for an enterprise server and how z/OS supports these requirements
  • Services for application enablement in a z/OS environment
  • How z/OS provides support for On Demand Business
  • How security is ensured in a z/OS environment
  • Products and tools that support a central point of control
  • Products and facilities that support z/OS systems
  • Essential system services of z/OS
  • z/Architecture processor configurations for z/OS
  • z/OS connectivity, communication facilities, and interfaces
  • How zEnterprise creates a single system of systems
  • The concept, strategy, and benefits of the z/OS environment
  • Application enablement in z/OS
  • On Demand Business support in z/OS
  • Connectivity to the z/OS environment
  • Security support provided by z/OS
  • Systems Management support (Tivoli, SMP/E, SMF, and RMF)
  • Scalability, availability, backup, and recovery features in z/OS
  • System Services support (storage management, job management, work management, data sets, and data set management)
  • System z processor configurations, System z Enterprise Server hardware
  • zEnterprise, a new dimension in computing


  • Basic knowledge of IS technologies and system concepts
  • No MVS, OS/390, or z/OS knowledge required

Who Needs To Attend

Individuals with a technical background in information technology who are new to the z/OS platform and have no prior MVS or OS/390 experience

Course Outline

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