IBM TechU z/OS Parallel Sysplex (TU00013G-WBT)

Overview

Skill level: Intermediate
 
Duration:4 hrs

 

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the basic concepts of Parallel Sysplex and data sharing. Understand the coupling facility and its resources, coupling facility structures and how they are used, and exploiters of the coupling facility.
  • Understand the roadmap to achieving seven nines of availability.
  • Understand how to improve availability for your installation no matter where you are in the availability journey.
  • Understand how to protect Coupling Facility (CF) data end to end, using encryption that is transparent to applications – including software and hardware requirements.
  • Understand the latest hardware and coupling link technology, Coupling Facility Control Code (CFCC), Server Time Protocol (STP) and z/OS enhancement. Understand the new sysplex features and capabilities that can be leveraged to help your installation meet its business needs.

Audience

IBM Z and LinuxONE clients and Business Partners looking to provide 99.999% availability on their systems. Systems Programmers, Administrators, Architects, Systems Management, Security and other IT roles.

Prerequisites

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Objective

After completing this course, you should be able to:
 

  • Understand the basic concepts of Parallel Sysplex and data sharing. Understand the coupling facility and its resources, coupling facility structures and how they are used, and exploiters of the coupling facility.
  • Understand the roadmap to achieving seven nines of availability.
  • Understand how to improve availability for your installation no matter where you are in the availability journey.
  • Understand how to protect Coupling Facility (CF) data end to end, using encryption that is transparent to applications – including software and hardware requirements.
  • Understand the latest hardware and coupling link technology, Coupling Facility Control Code (CFCC), Server Time Protocol (STP) and z/OS enhancement. Understand the new sysplex features and capabilities that can be leveraged to help your installation meet its business needs.
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Course Outline

  • Introduction to Parallel Sysplex and data sharing
  • The journey to seven nines of availability
  • Protecting data through encryption of Coupling Facility structures
  • IBM z/OS Parallel Sysplex update