z/OS JCL and Utilities - ES07G - MEA



PT21600
Summary
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.
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).
Duration
36 Hours
Audience
This basic course is intended for people who want to use z/OS JCL and utilities.
Topics
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/OSIdentify Storage Management Subsystem requirementsCode instream and cataloged proceduresUse symbolic parameters in proceduresCode procedure overrides and additions superUse selected utility programsDescribe tape processing facilitiesCode sort and merge control statements and associated JCL statementsRecognize and resolve common abnormal terminations (ABENDs), Systems w/TPS, Mainframe TPS, Application Platforms TPS, z Enterprise Transaction Systems & integration

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