DB2 11 for z/OS Implementation Workshop

This course is for installers of DB2 10 z/OS and/or migration to DB2 11 for z/OS using the Install CLIST. The participants are involved in lectures that explain DB2 11 components and pointers, and the processes used to install or migrate from DB2 10 for z/OS. To reinforce the lectures, a series of labs are provided to give each participant hands-on experience installing DB2 10 for z/OS and migrating to DB2 11 for z/OS.

Students access a mainframe environment for the labs.


After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • ¯Prepare z/OS TSO environment to run the Install CLIST
  • ¯Provide appropriate parameters for the Install CLIST
  • ¯Execute the Install CLIST
  • ¯Define DB2 10 for z/OS ¯
  • ¯Define VSAM catalog and alias
  • ¯Define system data sets and databases
  • ¯Initialize system data sets and databases
  • ¯Define DB2 10 for z/OS initialization parameters
  • ¯Define user authorization exits
  • ¯Record DB2 11 for z/OS data to SMF
  • ¯Establish subsystem security
  • ¯Verify the DB2 10 for z/OS installation
  • ¯Update subsystem parameters
  • ¯Create a new subsystem parameter module
  • ¯Migrate DB2 10 for z/OS to DB2 11 for z/OS Conversion Mode
  • ¯Enable DB2 11 for z/OS New Function Mode
  • ¯Verify migration
  • ¯Convert the BSDS and Catalog/Directory to 10-byte RBA and LRSN usage

Target Audience

Anyone responsible for maintaining, installing or migrating DB2 10 for z/OS to DB2 11 for z/OS, or installing DB2 11 for z/OS.


Expected Duration

5 day

Course Objectives