Series: Mainframe Training Sandbox Exercises (Labs) Curriculum ★

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.

Labs – TSO/ISPF (z/OS)

Duration: 4hrs

The Labs TSO/ISPF course provides a range of exercises that can be run in your organization's mainframe training sandbox. Initial exercises focus on modifying TSO session defaults and allocating data sets, while later modules deal with copying and manipulating mainframe data using ISPF panels and utilities.

Labs – JCL (z/OS)

Duration: 4hrs

The Labs JCL (z/OS) course provides a range of JCL exercises that can be run in your organization's mainframe training sandbox. Initial exercises focus on basic coding and resolving syntax errors and increase in complexity throughout the course.

Labs – JES2 (z/OS)

Duration: 3hrs

The Labs - JES2 (z/OS) course provides a range of exercises that can be run in your organization's mainframe training sandbox. Initial exercises focus on entering JES2 commands to manage batch jobs and SYSOUT. In later modules, more advanced JES2 tasks associated with spool offload, JES2 checkpointing and JES2 initialization are presented.

Labs – SDSF (z/OS)

Duration: 3hrs

The Labs - SDSF course provides a range of exercises that can be run in your organization's mainframe training sandbox. Initial exercises focus on configuring SDSF screen defaults and then move on to managing batch jobs and their output using a number of SDSF options. Several exercises relating to searching and saving data from system and user logs are also provided. The last two exercises are for more experienced personnel and deal with JES2 initiator manipulation, and locating data that can assist if there is a JES2 resource shortage.

Labs – z/OS Operator

Duration: 2.5hrs

The Labs - z/OS Operator course provides a range of exercises that can be run in your organization's mainframe training sandbox. Exercises focus on the major tasks performed by the z/OS Operator including responding to system messages, displaying system activity and identifying the status of hardware and software.

Labs – z/OS System Programmer – Basics (z/OS)

Duration: 5hrs

These mainframe exercises provide scenarios where you are required to perform tasks and resolve simple and more complex z/OS-related problems, using your organization's training sandbox.

Labs – z/OS UNIX (z/OS)

Duration: 3.5hrs

These mainframe exercises provide scenarios where you are required to perform tasks and resolve simple and more complex z/OS-related problems, using your organization's training sandbox.

Labs – IMS

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Labs – Database (Db2) (SQL)

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Labs – CICS

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Labs – Introduction to Mainframe Networks

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Labs – Introduction to z/OS Security

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