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Mainframe Specialist – IBM Mainframe Environment – Foundations 2.5

Mainframe Specialist – IBM Mainframe Environment – Foundations 2.5

This badge earner can describe what a mainframe is, how it processes jobs, and the personnel that work with it. The individual can identify the different types of operating systems that can run on a mainframe, its major components, and how security and access to data is managed. They will also be able to explain how work is processed in a z/OS 2.5 environment.

Earning Criteria

Total Estimated Hours: 6

Badge Skills Tags: Application Programmer, Batch and Online Processing, Computer Operator, Database Administrator, Data Center Manager, Helpdesk Operator, ISPF, JCL,
JES2, Linux on IBM Z, LPAR, Network Operator, Operations Analyst, Operations Manager, Production Scheduler, RACF, SDSF, Storage Administrator, Sysplex, System Auditor, Systems Programmer, TSO, Workload Management, z/OS 2.5, z/OS UNIX, z/VM, z/VSE


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