• Describe the evolution of the data center, categorize the various server platforms, and servers that are commonly found there and their workloads • Identify past, current, and future data center trends • Describe the basic functions, characteristics, and terminology of z Systems servers • Identify and list the various z Systems servers and hardware models, from zSeries server to the latest z14 and z14 ZR1 servers • Identify the number of CPs and specialty processors available to various z Systems • Identify and describe key components of z Systems and compare various z Systems components ? Frame layout, drawer, and cage usage ? Server models, processor drawers, books, memory, and cache structure ? Performance and millions of service units (MSUs) • Describe and compare I/O infrastructure and processor usage across z14 to zEC12 mainframes ? I/O drawers, cages, and technology used ? PU, cache, and fan-out connectivity • Describe how and what z Systems physical components are used when processing instructions and performing an I/O operation • Identify z Systems Capacity on Demand (CoD) options available for planned and unplanned outages • Describe how logical partitioning is used, resource assignments, channel and CHPID types, assignments and initialization activities • Describe the purpose and use of HCD • Use the HMC to control basic operational tasks and monitor z Systems servers • Identify and describe mainframe operating systems and their supported mainframe servers • Describe the difference between a base and Parallel Sysplex • Identify and describe the major enhancements provided by the recent z Systems software and hardware platform • The following are optional objectives in the z/Architecture and z/OS overview and concepts unit: ? Explain basic z/Architecture terminology and concepts for Real and virtual storage Address spaces, data spaces, and hiperspaces ? Identify processor architectural modes and their supported addressing implementations ? Define what is z/OS ? Name the server solutions included in z/OS ? Identify the characteristics of a base and Parallel Sysplex ? Identify current CFs and connectivity options ? Describe the purpose and use of the coupling facility
This course is designed to provide an understanding of today’s complex system mainframe environment on the IBM z Systems. It is mainly targeted for operators, technical support, system programmers, and any others who need to keep current in this mainframe environment. Through lecture you learn how the hardware and operating systems interact.
This 2-day instructor-led course provides students with thorough conceptual and procedural information on item and pricing administration. The course teaches students to perform item, pricing, and other related configurations using the IBM® Sterling Business Center application. This course is primarily designed for developers and implementers.
The course begins with an overview of the item and pricing concepts along with an introduction to the Sterling Business Center application. The course thereafter provides deep dives into each of these topics - catalog and item administration, customer management, resource pool management, pricing administration, and system configurations.
Through a combination of procedural information and exercises, students can learn to create catalogs, items, pricing rules, and so on. Each unit has a checkpoint for the students to reinforce the topics that were covered.
This 5-day instructor-led course provides students with a detailed examination of Sterling B2B Integrator, which provides end-to-end enterprise integration server for dynamic real-time and near-real time business collaboration and commerce automation.
This course teaches students techniques, tools and recommended practices that can be used to run a business process, create a business process using the Graphical Process Modeler, explain how to create a service configuration, explain how to track an executable business process, and discuss the basics of Sterling B2B Integrator through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs.
The Sterling B2B Integrator Advanced Business Process Modeling course teaches you how to use message options, collect and move data, capture errors, send notifications, and update a database. You will learn about service configurations, the Assign Service, the Invoke Business Process Service, importing resources, and the lightweight JDBC Adapter. This course is a three day course.
This 4-day Sterling B2B Integrator Administration and Tuning course guides you through managing user accounts, designing dashboard themes for the user accounts, and tuning business processes and the Sterling B2B Integration Suite server to meet your system performance requirements. You will also learn about sizing performance problems and the tools to monitor and diagnose these problems.