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This course covers storage management in general, then specifically addresses mainframe storage management. The planning, configuration and implementation of IBM's DFSMS and associated products DFSMShsm and DFSMSdss are covered in detail. Alternative software products are discussed.The Mainframe Storage Management Course is customized to the client's storage environments. It is best presented in a combination of classroom and lab facilities. The lab-work is normally accomplished, using copies of live data, on a test or other non-production LPAR to ensure that Production processes are not interrupted and data integrity is protected.
An general understanding of computing and processing and experience with TSO/ISPF
4-5 days/Lecture & Lab
-Mainframe Storage Managers and technical support staff-IT management and executives and staff involved in storage management of other processing platforms may obtain significant benefit from the first day
- A brief history of data storage management
- Why DFSMS was developed
- Planning for an integrated mainframe storage management implementation
- Implementing DFSMS
- DFSMS Constructs
- DFSMS ACS Routines
- Testing and Activating DFSMS
- Implementing DFSMShsm
- DFSMShsm PARMS and processes
- Integrating DFSMS, DFSMShsm and DFSMSdss
- Alternative software products