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An Introduction to the z OS Environment

GK# 720792 Vendor# ES05G

Course Overview


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


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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


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Course Outline:

  1. Requirements of an Enterprise Server
  2. Application Enablement
  3. Enabling On Demand Business on z/OS
  4. z/OS Connectivity
  5. Security in a z/OS Environment
  6. Systems Management
  7. System and Data Availability
  8. System Services
  9. System z9 and z10 and System z Hardware
  10. zEnterprise: A New Dimension in Computing


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

Who Should 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

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