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I am Thulasiram with 17 years experience in the Mainframe System Programming Industry.
I do freelance programs at Bangalore on various mainframe topics.
I take classes on
DB2 Database Administration
DB2 System Programming
CICS System Programming
IMS DB/DB System Programming
ZOS System Programming.

For further details please email/call me at

9632773791


ZOS System Programming
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Please find the course contents as follows..(Contents can be customized)

z Architecture and z OS
· Describing the architectural principles governing CPU, Storage and I/O
· Identifying the state of a CPU (PSW)
· Describing the principles of Virtual Storage
· Explaining how data spaces work
· Describing how an IPL works
· Explaining the concept of authorized programs (APF)
· Using serialization for resource protection
· Exploiting program management
· Explaining how the dispatcher works
· Describing how to install user SVCs
· Explaining how MVS manages resources
· Describing how I/O works
· LPA, Linklist, LLA, VLF, GRS
PARMLIB
· Parmlib concatenation
· LOADxx, NUCLSTxx, IEASYSxx, IEASYMxx
· MSTJCLxx
· SMFPRMxx
· CONSOLxx
· PROGxx
· LPALSTxx, IEAFIXxx, IEALPAxx
· COMMNDxx, IEACMDxx
· IKJTSOxx, TSOKEYxx
· CLOCKxx
· COUPLExx
· GRSRNLxx
· IEFSSNxx
· SCHEDxx
· IEASVCxx
· Working with Linklist
· Dynamic SSI
· Working with LLA
· MVS Operator Commands

JES2

· Describing how JES2 works within MVS
· Controlling the start and stop processes of JES2 - How and when to perform a COLD/WARM/HOT starts
· Describing the JES2 functions and facilities
· Dynamically changing JES2 parameters
· Customizing JES2 to your specific requirements
· RJE and NJE environments.
· Procedure to dynamically add SPOOL volumes - SPOOL Offload/Reload procedure - Dynamic Checkpoint Reconfiguration
· JES2 Operations

JCL Functions & Utilities
· Allocating PDS/PSE datasets
· DD statements in general
· Specifying DCB information
· Allocating VSAM datasets
· Using:
o IDCAMS
o IEHLIST
o IEHPROGM
o IEBCOPY
o IEBGENER
o IEBUPDTE
o IEHINIT
o Procedures
o JCLLIB/STEPLIB/JOBLIB/TASKLIB
· ADRDSSU
o COPY
o DUMP
o RESTORE
o COMPRESS
o DEFRAG
o RELEASE
· ICKDSF
o DASD Init
o Create IPLTEXT
o Extend VTOC
o Rename DASD volume without purging the contents
· TRSMAIN
o PACK & UNPACK
· GIMUNZIP
· IKJEFT01
o XMIT
o Issue TSO commands
o Execute REXX/CLIST

SYSPLEX

· What SYSPLEX does
· What XCF does
· Components in a MONOPLEX or MULTISYSTEM SYSPLEX
· Couple datasets
· Managing Couple datasets
· SYSPLEX CONFIGURATIONS
· SETXCF Command
· V XCF Command
· PLEXCFG Parameter
· XCF Signalling
· Consoles & SYSPLEX
· CF Structures - LIST, LOCK, CACHE
· System Logger functions
· SFM functions

SMP/E

· SMP/E terminology such as SYSMODS, Elements, DDDEF
· What MCS statements do
· What JCLIN & UCLIN does
· SYSMOD Packaging Techniques - RELFILE, INLINE, INDIRECT
· FMIDs - BASE FUNCTION, DEPENDENT FUNCTION
· Service Sysmods - What PTFs, APARs & USERMODS are
· What is inside the Global Zone, Target Zone & Distribution Zone
· SMP/e libraries - SMPPTS, SMPTLIBs, SMPSTS, SMPMTS, SMPLTS, SMPSCDS, SMPLOG
· Element types
· HOLDDATA
· Receive, Reject, Apply, accept & Restore
· SMP/e Cleanup options
· SMP/e Reports - SYSMOD summary report, Element summary report, Regression report, Causer report, Holddata Report
· A complete product installation:
o Install a Function (that would have a small bug).
o Install a APAR to fix the above issue (++ZAP).
o Install a USERMOD to customize the installed product functionality (++SRCUPDT).
o Later install a PTF which would supersede the above APAR (++SRC). Also process the associated HOLDDATA and take any pre/post install actions.
· Discussion on PSP buckets, HIPER, RSU/CST maintenance procedure

Working with System Datasets
· SMF Datasets - Create/Dump/Clear
· Dump datasets - Pre-allocated & Dynamic Dump datasets
· SYSLOG housekeeping - Overview
· LOGREC - Create/Extract records/Clear
· BROADCAST dataset - Synchronize broadcast datasets
· Page Dataset - Dynamically add/delete a page dataset

Problem Determination
· MVS Dumps overview - Procedure to take Console Dump and SLIP dump
· Trace - Master, System, GTF Trace Overview - Procedure to take a GTF trace
· SLIP - Basics on how to code a SLIP
· Stand Alone Dump - Procedure and recommendations
· Start with basic IPCS commands
Catalog Management
· ICF Catalogs
· ALIAS
· CATALOG BACKUP & RECOVERY - EXPORT, IMPORT, REPRO
· Merging Catalogs - REPRO MERGECAT/NOMERGECAT
· Indirect Cataloging

UNIX Systems Services

· UNIX terminology
· Users and UIDs
· Groups and GIDs
· Permission bits
· BPXPRMXX
· USS File Systems (HFS & zFS) - Procedure to add new HFS/ZFS file.

TSO/ISPF
· TSO LOGON Proc
· ISRDDN, ISRFIND, SRCHFOR
· How to use TSOLIB, ALTLIB, LIBDEF for installing ISPF applications.

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