IBM z/OS Mainframe Practitioner

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IBM z/OS Mainframe Practitioner

Author: IBM Z

The learner will develop foundational skills in IBM Z hardware and software, especially around z/OS and System Administration. Through hands-on labs working on a live IBM Z... Read more

  • Understand architectural families and the functions of an operating system
  • What is Sysplex and methods available for z/OS security.
  • IOCP statements for the IOCDS and the concept of activation profiles.
  • IPLing an operating system

Pre-requisites

Ideal candidates will have some background in computer programming or system administration.

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