Z/OS REXX Programming Workshop Course Overview

Z/OS REXX Programming Workshop Course Overview

The Z/OS REXX Programming Workshop course is designed for professionals aiming to master the REXX programming language on the z/OS platform. It provides a comprehensive understanding of system partitioning, hardware configuration, and the effective use of the Hardware Management Console. The course starts with an introduction to partitioning, followed by a detailed hardware system overview and instruction on the Hardware Management Console.

Participants will delve into a variety of key topics, including system power management, logical partition planning and configuration, and dynamic LPAR operations. The workshop also covers practical skills such as reading and writing data sets in Rexx, utilizing the Parse instruction, and implementing REXX in various environments, including batch and MVS console commands.

Additionally, learners will explore the integration of REXX with ISPF and the ISPF Editor, enhancing their programming and automation capabilities on the z/OS system. This course is an invaluable resource for IT professionals seeking to leverage REXX for system management and automation, thereby improving operational efficiency and productivity.

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Course Prerequisites

To ensure that participants can gain the most from the Z/OS REXX Programming Workshop course, the following minimum prerequisites are recommended:

  • Basic understanding of IBM Z/OS environment and architecture
  • Familiarity with TSO/ISPF (Time Sharing Option/Interactive System Productivity Facility)
  • Fundamental knowledge of mainframe concepts and navigation
  • Experience with any programming language (basic programming skills)
  • An understanding of mainframe data set structure and organization

These prerequisites provide the foundational knowledge required to comprehend the course content effectively. No prior experience with REXX programming is necessary, as the course is designed to guide you through the basics up to more advanced topics.

Target Audience for Z/OS REXX Programming Workshop

The Z/OS REXX Programming Workshop is tailored for IT professionals working with IBM mainframe systems, focusing on system management and automation scripting.

  • System Programmers
  • System Administrators
  • Mainframe Developers
  • IT Analysts specializing in IBM Z/OS
  • Application Support Engineers
  • Technical Support Staff
  • Operations Personnel managing LPARs
  • Mainframe Architects
  • IT Professionals aiming to learn REXX programming
  • Individuals pursuing a career in mainframe computing
  • Mainframe System Operators

Learning Objectives - What you will Learn in this Z/OS REXX Programming Workshop?

Introduction to Learning Outcomes:

Gain proficiency in z/OS REXX programming and system management, mastering logical partitioning, HMC operation, and advanced scripting techniques for automation and batch processing.

Learning Objectives and Outcomes:

  • Understand the principles of system partitioning on z/OS and its practical applications.
  • Acquire knowledge of z/OS hardware components and their functionalities.
  • Learn to navigate and operate the Hardware Management Console (HMC) effectively.
  • Perform routine Hardware Management Console maintenance tasks.
  • Manage system power and plan logical partitions for optimized resource allocation.
  • Execute partition operations and dynamic LPAR management for real-time system adjustments.
  • Develop skills in reading and writing data sets using REXX programming language.
  • Master the REXX Parse instruction for advanced data manipulation.
  • Utilize the REXX Compiler for efficient script execution and implement REXX scripts in batch environments.
  • Integrate REXX with ISPF and the ISPF Editor for enhanced development and automation within the z/OS environment.