SMS Overview

Code: SMSO

Description

The course will provide delegates with an overview of the functions of SMS and how SMS affects the typical activities within a z/OS installation, from operations to users.

Audience

This course is intended for all those who may be concerned with system-managed storage in an installation from an overview or user perspective. As such it is suitable for Application programmers, operations staff and associated managers.

Prerequisites

Delegates are expected to be familiar with JCL, which may be obtained from the z/OS Job Control Language course, and the basics of data management, which may be obtained from the z/OS for Beginners course.

Objectives

The course will provide delegates with an overview of the functions of SMS and how SMS affects the typical activities within a z/OS installation, from operations to users.

Topics

SMS Overview
Reasons for SMS.
Objectives of SMS.
High Level View.
Unsupported features.

The Data Class Construct Simplifies JCL/TSO
JCL and SMS.
Specifying SPACE.
VSAM and SMS.
PDS & PDSE.
TSO and SMS.

The Storage Class
DFW, CFR, DUAL COPY.
Concurrent Copy.
Data Striping.

The Management Class – Automatically Managing the Data
DFSMShsm and SMS.
GDG processing.

The Storage Group – Where the Data Resides

SMS in Operation
SMS data sets.
ISMF.
SMS and Utilities.
SMS and RACF.
Tape Mount Management.
System Managed Tape and ATLs.

SMS and Operations
SG and Volume Status.
SMS commands.

SMS Migration Strategies
DFDSS.
In-place conversion.
Data Access with and without SMS.

Maintaining SMS

Price (ex. VAT)

€ 820,00 per person

Duration

1 days

Schedule

  •  virtual
  •  15-07-2024 - 15-07-2024
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  •  virtual
  •  19-08-2024 - 19-08-2024
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  •  virtual
  •  14-10-2024 - 14-10-2024
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  •  virtual
  •  09-12-2024 - 09-12-2024
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Delivery methods

  • Classroom
  • On-site (at your location)
  • Virtual (instructor online)

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