The course covers all practical aspects of the z/OS storage administrator's job including media, space and data management. It looks at the tasks which need to be performed and covers the theoretical background to ensure a proper understanding.
This course is suitable for storage administrators and systems programmers who are responsible for managing data and data subsystems within the installation.
Delegates are expected to have an understanding of z/OS which may be obtained from out Introduction to z/OS course and TSO/ISPF which may be obtained from our TSO/ISPF Workshop course.
Course Objectives:Better understand job flow and improve system throughput.
Diagnose and resolve JCL problems.
Optimise equipment use through proper allocation of resources.
Improve programmer efficiency and reduce program test time.
Decrease ABEND job numbers and make better use of capacity.
This course provides an in-depth look at z/OS JCL and an overview of job processing throughput the system. It covers all releases of z/OS, including SMS specific parameters.
After completing this course, the student should be able to:
Key Topics:The Storage Administrator's Job
Storage Management Software Products
The Configuration and dices
I/O Processing and Access Methods
VTOC and Indexed VTOC's
The Catalog Structure
An Introduction so SMS
DFSMShsm and Tape Management Software
The Allocation Process
Last modified: 15-Dec-2017