Hands-On Sandbox Labs Series

Labs – CICS (z/OS) 5.6

Duration: 4hrs

The CICS labs provide a range of exercises that can be run in your organization's mainframe training sandbox. Exercises focus on the tasks performed by CICS Administrators and Operators that include displaying CICS resources, system configuration and extracting and analyzing CICS statistics and performance data from SMF.

Labs – Db2 (z/OS) 12

Duration: 4hrs

The Labs - Db2 12 for z/OS provide a range of simulations and exercises, the latter of which can be run on your organization's mainframe training sandbox. Initial exercises focus on operational aspects of Db2 including the starting and stopping, of Db2 on z/OS. It then moves to commands used to display Db2 structures and content, and methods used to gather Db2 data that can be subsequently used to resolve Db2 system and performance issues. The last exercise concentrates on using SQL predominantly to create a working database, so, the creation of table spaces, tables, indexes, keys, as well as the loading of data into tables.

Labs – COBOL (z/OS) – COBOL Basics

Duration: 10hrs

The Labs – COBOL (z/OS) – COBOL Basics course provides a range of exercises that can be run in your organization’s mainframe training sandbox. Initial exercises focus on compiling, binding and executing existing COBOL programs, and then move to creating basic COBOL code used to display formatted output.

Labs – COBOL (z/OS) – COBOL and VSAM Data Set File Processing

Duration: 4hrs

The Labs – COBOL (z/OS) – COBOL and VSAM Data Set File Processing course provides a range of exercises that can be run in your organization’s mainframe training sandbox. Exercises in this course focus on copying data into a VSAM data set, and then for part of that data to be updated.

Labs – COBOL (z/OS) – COBOL and Sequential Data Set File Processing

Duration: 8hrs

The Labs – COBOL (z/OS) – COBOL and Sequential Data Set File Processing course provides a range of exercises that can be run in your organization’s mainframe training sandbox. Exercises in this course focus on accessing records from a sequential data set and performing various actions with that data.

Labs – COBOL (z/OS) – Working with COBOL Data

Duration: 8hrs

The Labs – COBOL (z/OS) – Working with COBOL Data course provides a range of exercises that can be run in your organization’s mainframe training sandbox. Exercises in this course are more difficult than those from the Labs – Basic course, focusing on a range of arithmetic operations, calling programs and passing information between programs.