This course introduces the IBM z14 mainframe server, describing its capabilities and features. It then focuses on the key z14 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 z14 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 z14
- List the main components of the z14 and z14 ZR1, and their differences
- Describe the technology used to move data through a z14 mainframe
z14 Mainframe and Components
Temporary and permanent capacity upgrades
Single chip module
Processor unit configurations
z14 I/O and Entry-Level System Comparison
CPC drawer connectivity
PCIe I/O drawers
z14 ZR1 entry-level system
Entry-level mainframe comparison