z/OS VSAM and Access Method Services (SS83G)

 

Who should attend

This is an intermediate course for individuals who manage data sets using IDCAMS and VSAM.

Prerequisites

You should complete:

  • z/OS Facilities (ES15)
  • z/OS Job Control Language and Utilities (ES07) or
  • Fundamental System Skills in z/OS (ES10)
  • or have equivalent experience

Course Content

This course is designed to teach how to manage VSAM and non-VSAM data sets by coding and using the functions and features of the Access Method Services program, IDCAMS.

To reinforce the lecture material, machine exercises are provided that enable students to code and test selected IDCAMS commands such as DEFINE, REPRO, ALTER, and LISTCAT.

Learn to manage Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM) and non-VSAM data sets. Particularly emphasize coding and using the functions of the IDCAMS program. Lab exercises enable you to code and test selected IDCAMS commands, such as DEFINE, REPRO, ALTER, and LISTCAT.  

Hands-On Labs

Eight labs are included to address:  

  • IDCAMS commands, including ALTER, DEFINE, CLUSTER, EXPORT, IMPORT, EXAMINE, LISTCAT, REPRO, and PRINT  
  • tuning VSAM and the VSAM buffers  
  • alternate indexes

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training
Modality: U

Duration 4 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Eastern Europe: 2,990.— €
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 4 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Eastern Europe: 2,990.— €
 

Schedule

English

Time zone: Central European Time (CET)

Online Training Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Online Training Time zone: Central European Time (CET)

7 hours difference

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