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z/VSE Basics


4 hours


The z/VSE Basics course discusses mainframe operating systems and identifies the types of organizations using z/VSE. It provides an overview of the z/VSE infrastructure describing the personnel likely to interact with it and provides examples of typical data processing on this system.


This course is suitable for Operations, Administrator, Programming, and other technical support personnel requiring an overview of the z/VSE environment.


No prerequisites are required for this course.


After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  • Typical tasks performed by technical staff interacting with z/VSE
  • Components of a z/VSE system

Course Content

z/VSE Introduction

z/VSE and other Mainframe Operating Systems
Types of Organizations Using z/VSE
Where z/VSE can be Installed?
z/VSE Infrastructure
Typical z/VSE Users
Processing Data on a z/VSE System

z/VSE Concepts

Introduction to Virtual Storage and Subsystems
Interacting with z/VSE
Networking with z/VSE

z/VSE Job Processing and Data Management

File Structures

z/VSE Basics Mastery Test