IBM z Enterprise Computing Kickstart - Student

IBM z Enterprise Computing Kickstart - Student

Manufacturer:

IBM Academic Initiative

Delivery Type:

Custom Delivery

Available to:

Students
44 hours of online, self-paced courses covering topics from Intro to Enterprise Computing to DevOps, COBOL, JCL and DB2. Differentiate yourself with essential skills needed by Fortune 500 companies to run their mission-critical workloads. Take your resume to the next level and earn an Industry recognized IBM Open Badge: z Enterprise Computing Essentials. View sample jobs here
 
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What's included?

IBM z Enterprise Computing Kickstart Bundle (total of 44 hours of online, self-paced education)

  • Introduction to the IBM Enterprise Environment (4 hours)
    Today's Mainframe
    Mainframe Configurations
    Mainframe Security and Data Access
    Data Processing
  • Introduction to Relational Database Management Systems (RDMS) and DB2 (4 hours)
    Introduction to DB2 Relational Databases and SQL
    The DB2 Server Alternatives
    DB2 for z/OS Implementation
    Introduction to RDBMSs and DB2 Mastery Test
  • DB2 Fundamentals (5 hours)
    Overview of DB2
    DB2 Internals
    Overview of SQL
    SQL and SPUFI
    DB2 Fundamentals Mastery Test
  • DB2 SQL Fundamentals (4 hours)
    SQL - Selecting Data
    SQL - SCALAR and COLUMN Functions, ORDER BY Clause
    SQL - The INSERT, DELETE, UPDATE, and MERGE Statements
    DB2 SQL Fundamentals Mastery Test
  • Manage Data Definitions with DB2 (6 hours)
    Defining Database Objects
    DDL – Defining a Table
    Referential Integrity
    Using SPUFI and DB2 Data Studio to Access DB2
    Viewing Database Objects - The Catalog
    Manage Data Definitions with DB2 Mastery Test
  • COBOL Programming - Basics (6 hours)
    Introduction to COBOL
    Program Structure
    Program Control
    Instructions and Procedures
    Arithmetic
    Interactive Input and Output
    Cobol Programming - Basics Mastery Test
  • Data and Datafile Definitions in COBOL (4 hours)
    Defining Data in a COBOL Program, Part 1
    Defining Data in a COBOL Program, Part 2
    Defining Data in a COBOL Program, Part 3
    User Definition of Data Types
    Data and Datafile Definitions in COBOL Mastery Test
  • COBOL Programming – Manipulating Data (6 hours)
    File Processing
    Sequential File Processing
    Direct File Processing – Indexed Files, Part 1
    Direct File Processing – Indexed Files, Part 2
    Direct File Processing – Relative Files, Part 1
    Direct File Processing – Relative Files, Part 2
    Cobol Programming - Manipulating Data Mastery Test
  • JCL (z/OS) – Introduction to z/OS JCL (3 hours)
    Introduction to z/OS JCL
    Working with the JOB Statement
    Working with the EXEC Statement
    Working with the DD Statement
    JCL (z/OS) - Introduction to z/OS JCL Mastery Test
  • DevOps Fundamentals (2 hours)
    Introduction to DevOps
    DevOps Culture and Tools
    DevOps Fundamentals Mastery Test
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