ES420: Parallel Sysplex Implementation Workshop

מק"ט: #6200 | משך קורס: 40 שעות אק'

This course is developed for systems programmers working on an implementation of a Parallel Sysplex. It covers the details of z/OS and z/OS-related products and subsystems exploiting the Parallel Sysplex components. It is focused on the resource sharing side.

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מטרות הקורס

After completing this course, students should be able to:

  • Understand the steps to implement a basic and full Parallel Sysplex
  • Implement a basic sysplex
  • Implement a multisystem base sysplex
  • Implement the connectivity for a Parallel Sysplex
  • Implement the features and functions of a Parallel Sysplex
  • Implement the coupling facility key exploiters
  • Understand the different recovery scenarios


קהל יעד

The audience should include system and subsystem programmers, and personnel responsible for the implementation of the hardware and software for a Parallel Sysplex.

תנאי קדם

Experience in the following areas is recommended:

  • Installing and testing z/OS and related products
  • HCD coding
  • PARMLIB settings



  • Unit 1 - Sysplex overview and definitions
  • Lab 1 - Building two standalone systems
  • Unit 2 - Base sysplex definitions and commands
  • Unit 3 - Hardware Management Console
  • Lab 2 - Building a two system base sysplex
  • Unit 4 - Base sysplex migration to Parallel Sysplex
  • Unit 5 - Coupling Facility architecture
  • Lab 3 - Base to Parallel Sysplex migration dynamically
  • Lab 4 - Dynamically add third CF
  • Lab 5 - Implementation of CF exploiters
  • Unit 6 - Sysplex operation and recovery
  • Lab recovery 
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