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The Complete Mainframe Professional Course: TSO/ISPF

The Complete Mainframe Professional Course: TSO/ISPF
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Heard about Mainframe Computer but not sure how to get started? This course will teach you what you want to know. This is the first step for anyone who wants to learn about Mainframes so you can start a new career as a Mainframe Computer Professional.

  • This Course is DIRECT and TO THE POINT.
  • 2+ hours of video content and 25+ lectures.
  • I also UPDATE this course periodically to include even more Videos, Articles and Projects.
  • Join Over 1,000+ Students Who Have Enrolled In this Udemy Course.
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Build a foundation in Mainframe with this tutorial for beginners.

You will Learn:

  • What a Mainframe Computer is.
  • The various Technologies and Terminologies associated with Mainframes.
  • Running TSO/ISPF Commands on a Mainframe
  • Creating datasets and performing operations on them
  • Identify the different programming languages and Operating systems used on mainframe

Mainframe Computer: A Powerful Skill at Your Fingertips

Mainframe is extensively used in large corporations which deal with huge amount of data every day. Over 70% of the global Fortune 500 companies use Mainframe to run their business. Mainframes are used for everything from cloud to mobile to big data and analytics. There are 1.1 million customer transactions per second on Mainframe Computers compared with just 40,000 searches on Google per second. IBM is the leading manufacturer of the Mainframe Systems.

Content and Overview

Through this course of 2 hours, you’ll learn about the Mainframes and establish an understanding of the mainframe system.

  • The course will start with an overview of the Mainframes. Then it will take you through the types of datasets, Operating systems and data processing used on mainframes.
  • With these basics mastered, the course will take you through TSO commands, will introduce you to ISPF commands, allocation of datasets and then the different operations you can perform on the datasets.
  • Upon completion you will be literate in Mainframe terminology, understand how datasets are created, and how you can use commands to operate on the data in these datasets. You will gain enough knowledge to self learn further Mainframe topics such as JCL.

NOTE: This is a Command/Operation based course. It does not cover Programming in COBOL. It covers the Commands and Operations in TSO/ISPF Panel.

What are the requirements?

  • Access to a mainframe will be beneficial but is not necessary.
  • No previous experience in mainframe required.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Identify the various Mainframe Terminologies.
  • Run TSO/ISPF commands on a Mainframe.
  • Create datasets on a Mainframe and perform operations on them.
  • Identify the Operating system and Programming languages used on Mainframes.
  • This will build a base to learn further about programming in mainframes.

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone who wants to start a career in Mainframes but dont know where to start.
  • IT professionals looking for a switch in their careers.
  • Mainframe Professionals who want to brush up their knowledge about mainframes.


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