This course introduces the IBM z15 mainframe server, describing its capabilities and features. It then focuses on the key z15 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 z15 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 z15
- List the main components of the z15 T01 and z15 T02, and their differences
- Describe the technology used to move data through a z15 mainframe
z15 Mainframe and Components
z15 T01 configurations
Temporary and permanent capacity upgrades
z15 new features
Single chip module
Processor unit configurations
z15 I/O and Entry-Level System Comparison
CPC drawer connectivity
PCIe+ I/O drawers
z15 T02 components
Entry-level mainframe comparison