z/OS JCL and Utilities

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

Prerequisite

  • 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 ES05, An Introduction to the z/OS Environment (ES05).

Expected Duration
5 day

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.

Objective

Agenda

Day 1

  • Welcome
  • Introduction to JCL
  • JOB, EXEC, and DD Statements
  • DD Statement Parameters, A Second Look
  • Lab – Day 1

Day 2

  • Lab Review – Day 1
  • DD Statement Parameters, A Second Look
  • Introduction to Utilities and Conditional Execution
  • Data Management, Organization, and Format
  • Lab – Day 2

Day 3

  • Lab Review – Day 2
  • Data Management, Organization, and Format
  • Generation Data Groups
  • Procedures
  • More About Utilities
  • Lab – Day 3

Day 4

  • Lab Review – Day 3
  • More About Utilities
  • More on Procedures
  • Selected JCL Topics
  • Sort/Merge
  • Lab – Day 4

Day 5

  • Lab Review – Day 4
  • Multi Volume and Tape Allocation
  • ABENDS
  • Optional Lab – Day 5

SUBSCRIPTION COST


$3,795.00

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