Arrow Electronics, Inc.

z/OS JCL and Utilities

CODE: ZL1_ES07

LENGTH: 4.5 days

PRICE: £2,975.00

Description

This course is designed to teach you how to use z/OS job control language (JCL) and selected z/OS utility programs in an online batch environment. Both Storage Management Subsystem (SMS) and non-SMS JCL are discussed. Machine lab exercises complement the lecture material.

Objectives

  • Code basic JCL statements using proper syntax and coding rules, including JCL for:
    • Creating new data sets
    • Referencing existing data sets
    • Condition code testing
    • IF/THEN/ELSE/ENDIF constructs
    • Generation data groups
    • Output routing
    • JCL enhancements introduced by various releases of Multiple Virtual Storage (MVS), OS/390, and z/OS
  • Identify Storage Management Subsystem requirements
  • Code instream and cataloged procedures
  • Use symbolic parameters in procedures
  • Code procedure overrides and additions super
  • Use selected utility programs
  • Describe tape processing facilities
  • Code sort and merge control statements and associated JCL statements
  • Recognize and resolve common abnormal terminations (ABENDs)

Audience

This basic course is intended for people who want to use z/OS JCL and utilities.

Training Development

Roadmaps that reference this course are:

•    z/OS and System z
•    z/OS Operation and Parallel Sysplex
•    z/OS and System z
•    z/OS Operation and Parallel Sysplex

Prerequisites

You should have:

  • Basic knowledge of IS technologies.

You should be familiar with:

  • z/OS concepts and how these systems supports the Enterprise Servers.

This knowledge can be obtained by attending course An Introduction to the z/OS Environment (ES05G).

Programme

  • Introduction to JCL

Options

This course is recommended prior to taking OS/390 Facilities (ES150).

Other MVS/ESA Courses:

•    ES150 OS/390 Facilities
•    ES200 OS/390 System Services Structure
•    H3765 SMP/E Fundamentals
•    H3840 MVS VSAM and Access Method Services
•    H3911 TSO/E REXX Workshop
•    ES41A OS/390 Installation

Further Information

Prior to enrolling, IBM Employees must follow their Division/Department processes to obtain approval to attend this public training class. Failure to follow Division/Department approval processes may result in the IBM Employee being personally responsible for the class charges.  

GBS practitioners that use the EViTA system for requesting external training should use that same process for this course.  Go to the EViTA site to start this process: http://w3.ibm.com/services/gbs/evita/BCSVTEnrl.nsf

Once you enroll in a GTP class, you will receive a confirmation letter that should show:

  • The current GTP list price
  • The 20% discounted price available to IBMers. This is the price you will be invoiced for the class.

Session Dates
Date
Location
Time Zone
Language
Type
Guaranteed
PRICE

17 Jan 2022

London - Dowgate Hill

GMT

English

Classroom

£ 2,975.00 £2,380.00

17 Jan 2022

Virtual Classroom

GMT

English

Instructor Led Online

£ 2,975.00 £2,380.00

25 Apr 2022

London - Dowgate Hill

BST

English

Classroom

£ 2,975.00 £2,380.00

25 Apr 2022

Virtual Classroom

BST

English

Instructor Led Online

£ 2,975.00 £2,380.00

We also offer sessions in other countries