Storage Management Administration and Exploitation Training

Course #:WA2036

Storage Management Administration and Exploitation Training

This course describes and explains how to implement and exploit the features provided by the z/OS storage environment, and covers SMS in particular. It examines both hardware and software features and explains how to fully exploit them. The course will gives attendees a detailed knowledge of how best to design and test the SMS Constructs and ACS routines. It provides a basis for evaluating standards and for establishing an optimised System Managed Storage (SMS) environment. The course also explains key components such as catalogs, VTOCs and I/O definitions. There are a number of online practical sessions during the course which, among other things, teach how to write optimised ACS routines.


This course is primarily designed for those responsible for the z/OS Data Storage environment. It is primarily designed for Storage Administrators but is also suitable for technical support and senior operations personnel.


A general knowledge of MVS concepts, the ability to use TSO and familiarity with JCL and Utility programs.


5 Days
We regularly offer classes in these and other cities. Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Calgary, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Jacksonville, Miami, Montreal, New York City, Orlando, Ottawa, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, Washington DC.