IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler 9.2 Operations and Scheduling (TX305G) – Outline

Detailed Course Outline

Introducing Workload Scheduler 9.2 Operations and Scheduling

  • Workload Automation concepts
  • Workload Scheduler terminology
  • Workload Scheduler architecture
  • Workload Scheduler production process

Getting started with the Dynamic Workload Console

  • Opening the Dynamic Workload Console
  • Navigating the console
  • Connecting the console to Workload Scheduler

Monitoring system status and health

  • Getting context-sensitive help
  • Viewing the dashboard
  • Creating and customizing monitoring tasks
  • Using monitoring tasks
  • Monitoring your scheduling environment
  • Managing and monitoring plan objects
  • Using the Plan View

Managing workflow

  • Changing job dependencies
  • Canceling jobs and job streams
  • Setting job and job stream priority
  • Setting limits
  • Killing jobs that are running
  • Browsing job logs
  • Rerunning jobs
  • Submitting new work

Using the console manager command line

  • Locating the command line interface
  • Starting the conman command
  • Conman help
  • Command shortcuts

Understanding the scheduling environment

  • Plan-based agent types
  • Dynamic agent types
  • Pools and dynamic pools

Managing workload definitions

  • Starting the designer
  • Navigating the designer
  • Using Quick open
  • Using the Working List
  • The Create Like button

Creating scheduling objects

  • Creating users
  • Creating prompts
  • Creating resources
  • Creating calendars
  • Creating Variable tables
  • Creating jobs

Creating job streams

  • Planning job streams
  • Building a basic job stream
  • Using scheduling options
  • Adding dependencies
  • Creating run cycles
  • Adding jobs to job streams
  • Advanced job stream options

Creating and using event rules

  • Event rule basics
  • Creating a simple event rule
  • Using event rule triggers
  • Using event rule actions
  • Feeding event trigger data to event rule actions
  • Sets and sequences of events

Forecasting and viewing future plans

  • Creating a forecast plan
  • Viewing the preproduction plan

Using the composer command line

  • Locating the command line interfafce
  • Starting the composer command
  • Composer help
  • Workload Scheduler scheduling language

Using Workload Application Templates

  • Creating a new template
  • Exporting the template
  • Creating mapping rules
  • Importing data

Reporting with Workload Scheduler

  • Built-in reporting
  • Creating historical reports
  • Job run statistics report
  • Job run history report
  • Workstation workload summary report
  • Workstation workload runtimes report

Creating plan reports

  • Actual production details report
  • Planned production details report
  • Creating custom SQL reports with Workload Scheduler views
  • Using the reporting command-line