This course discusses the use of mainframe data sets and database files to store organizational data and examines the batch and online methods used to process that data.
This course is designed for people interested in a career in z/OS application or system programming, that require a broad knowledge of mainframe processing capabilities.
Successful completion of the IBM (z/OS) – The Evolving Mainframe course, or equivalent knowledge.
After completing this course, the student will be able to:
- List the attributes of z/OS data sets
- Describe characteristics of IMS and Db2 databases
- Explain the differences between the CICS, IMS, and IBM MQ transaction systems
- Describe the software and the processes used in batch processing
Data Management Systems
Data Sets and the Catalog
Data Set Naming Conventions
Data Set Allocations
Partitioned Data Sets and Libraries
Transaction Processing Systems
Definition of a Transaction
IMS Transaction Manager
Overview of Batch Processing Facilities of IBM Enterprise Systems
Running and Controlling Batch Processing