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ES15 IBM z/OS Facilities

4.6 out of 5 rating

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5 Days

30 CPD hours

About this course

This class is designed for persons who are new to the z/OS platforms but have a technical background in information technology. It is intended for those who require an in-depth understanding of z/OS.


Describe the system initialization process of the z/OS operating systemsState the differences between an address space, data space, and hyperspaceDescribe the process of translating a virtual address to a real addressExplain the difference between paging and swappingDefine a z/OS taskDescribe dispatching, interrupt processing, supervisor calls, cross memory services, and serializationDescribe the purpose of the Job Entry Subsystem (JES)Illustrate the flow of a job through the z/OS environmentDescribe the allocation process for data sets in the z/OS environmentsIllustrate how an I/O request is processed in a z/OS environmentDescribe how workload management is accomplished in a z/OS environmentExplain the z/OS recovery processes and list available Problem Determination ToolsDescribe z/OS storage management conceptsDescribe the UNIX System Services functions provided in the z/OS environmentsExplain the network topologies and protocol support provided in z/OSDescribe system security and network security for a z/OS environmentCreate a high-level plan for the installation and configuration of a z/OS environment


This classroom course introduces the base elements, optional features, and servers that are provided in z/OS. It focuses on the system service facilities that are provided by the z/OS Base Control Program (BCP).

Day 1
  • Unit 1: z/OS overview
  • Including welcome and course overview
  • Unit 2: Storage management
Day 2
  • Unit 3: Managing work
  • Unit 4: Input/output processing
Day 3
  • Unit 4: Input/output processing (continued)
  • Unit 5: Data management
  • Unit 6: Job management
Day 4
  • Unit 7: IPL and system initialization
  • Unit 8: Termination and recovery analysis
  • Unit 9: Installing and configuring
Day 5
  • Unit 10: Communicating
  • Unit 11: Security in z/OS
  • Including end-of-course summary
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans ES15 IBM z/OS Facilities training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

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Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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