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2024/2025

Introduction to Mainframe

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01UMF Z 2 1P+1C Czech
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Department of Mathematics
Synopsis:

In this course we teach the mainframe architecture. We explain how to operate the system z/OS, how to start a job using the JCL and we explain some differences when programming in C/C++ for z/OS:

Requirements:

Basics of operating systems, basic knowledge of Unix/Windows, programming in C/C++.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Introduction to the mainframe

2. Memory management in z/OS

3. Data sets in z/OS

4. ISPF - user interface

5. JES - system for job processing

6.-10. JCL - scripting language

11. Programming v C/C++

12. Rexx

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. ISPF - user interface

2. JCL - scripting language

3. Programming in C/C++

4. Programming in REXX

Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Understanding the differences between common servers and mainframes, hardware of zSeries, z/OS operating system, data sets, working with ISPF, writing of JCL scripts, programming in C/C++.

Skills:

Student is able to work with ISPF, he can cerate and manage data sets, write JCL scripts and compile and link programs written in C/C++. The student understands what requirements are posed on highly reliable systems.

Study materials:

Key references:

IBM, Introduction to the new mainframe, IBM, 2005.

Recommended references:

IBM, ABCs of z/OS System Programming Volume 1-3, IBM, 2004.

Media and tools:

Computer lab, account on the mainframe system.

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