This course introduces the IBM z13 mainframe server, describing its capabilities and features. It then focuses on the key z13 hardware components and the I/O structure used to transport data through the system.
This course is for Operators, System Programmers, or System Administrators that require a technical understanding of the IBM z13 mainframe, its components, and how it processes data.
Successful completion of the IBM Z – Introduction to the IBM Z Systems course, or similar knowledge.
After completing this course, the student will be able to:
- Describe the key features of the z13
- List the main components of the z13 and z13s
- Describe the technology used to move data through a z13 mainframe
z13 Mainframe and Components
Temporary and permanent capacity upgrades
Comparison to the EC12 predecessor
Single chip module
Processor unit configurations
z13 I/O and Entry-Level System Comparison
I/O and PCIe I/O drawers
z13s entry-level system
z13s hardware components