Series: Utilities for z/OS v2.5

The Utilities curriculum concentrates on the majority of IBM z/OS utilities that are used on a day-to-day basis by data center personnel. The “General Data Set Utilities” course contains details on utilities used to create, delete and perform copies of data sets, while the “Data Utilities” course consists of utilities that address the actual data within the data set. This includes the reformatting, updating, comparing, listing, sorting and merging of data. Finally, the “Tips and Tricks” course contains more advanced features of utilities referenced in the courses above.

Utilities – General Data Set Utilities 2.5

Duration: 4hrs

This course looks at the IEFBR14, IEHPROGM and IEBCOPY utilities and discusses how they are used to create, copy, and delete data sets. The JCL requirements for these utilities, along with their control statement syntax, is also covered in detail.

Utilities – Copy, Compare, and List Data Utilities 2.5

Duration: 3hrs

This course looks at the IEBGENER, ICEGENER, IEBCOMPR, and IEHLIST utilities and provides real-life examples describing how they are used to interrogate and modify data set content. The JCL requirements for these utilities, along with their control statement syntax, is also covered in detail.

Utilities – Sort and Update Data Utilities 2.5

Duration: 3hrs

This course looks IEBUPDTE and DFSORT utilities and provides real-life examples describing how they are used to modify and sort data set content. The JCL requirements for these utilities, along with their control statement syntax, is also covered in detail.

Utilities – Advanced – Tips and Tricks 2.5

Duration: 1.5hrs

This course contains many Utility-related tips, tricks, techniques and best-practice items that you may find useful in your day-to-day activities. It covers several new areas of functionality associated with latest z/OS releases.