Best Mainframe Courses

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The Complete Mainframe Professional Course – 4 Courses in 1

The first step in learning about Mainframes. Covers COBOL, JCL, VSAM, TSO/ISPF, Unix System Services and CICS.

Created by Abhishek Rathi - Mainframe Developer | Electronics & Communications Engineer

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Students: 13218, Price: $99.99

Students: 13218, Price:  Paid

Welcome to the most detailed and elaborate course about Mainframe on the whole internet. The course offers exclusive content about Mainframe in movies and other media.

The course has been BESTSELLER since its launch in January 2017. It is the top reviewed and most sought after course about Mainframe on Udemy. I made this course exclusively for UDEMY.  You will not find content like this on the internet.

**********You will also see in this course the Movie and TV scenes which reference to Mainframes*****************                 

THOR Ragnarok, IRON MAN, AVENGERS, AVENGERS age of ultron, TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES, RESIDENT EVIL, MAD MEN, THE OC, Disney, Halt and catch fire and many more.........

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This course also includes some amazing facts about Mainframes like: FIFA world cup brazil used Mainframes to detect whether a goal has been scored or not, and the most recent New Jersey Unemployment department needs COBOL programmers during COVID-19 corona crisis.

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About Me:

I am the original creator of the Mainframe courses on Udemy. I have been creating content since January 2017. After seeing my success many other instructors and Training institutes have started their own courses. Most of these are training institutes who just launch courses to earn more and more money.

I am NOT a Training institute. I am an instructor on Udemy. Training institutes just launch many courses under many different topics to earn more and more money. They also have physical training institutes where they teach. They then create content and launch on Udemy to earn extra income.

I do not do this. I only create content related to Mainframes and Electronics. I create content exclusively for my website and Udemy.

You can go to my YouTube channel and you will find free content and courses worth of many hours related to Mainframes.

I had 3 courses in 2017

1. TSO/ISPF

2. JCL

3. VSAM

I had announced that i will release 3 more courses soon

1. COBOL

2. DB2 SQL

3. CICS

Other instructors started releasing courses under the same title like mine. They added few extra information to make their courses look better.

I am the first guy who told how to install MVS Turnkey system on your own PC on my Udemy course. No Udemy course before that had that information. After i uploaded my lecture other instructors also uploaded similar lectures. I was the first instructor who taught ADCD installation on your own PC. After i taught that topic, other instructors also started uploading similar lectures in their course. I removed that video since an IBM employee asked to remove that lecture. But other instructors still has that illegal content on their courses. You can see that for yourself.

I have 8 years of experience in Mainframes. I was also the community partner for IBM Z day which was organized by IBM on Nov 21. More than 300 students from this course joined that event. You can search for IBM Z day and on the landing page of the event you will find "Mainframe Nation", that is me.

So be rest assured that you are learning from an authentic Udemy Instructor and not from a Training institute.

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This course is a collection of 4 courses.

It covers TSO/ISPF commands in detail. The ISPF commands taught in the course are exhaustive.

After TSO/ISPF it covers Job Control Language basics.

It then teaches COBOL basics.

VSAM is covered in detail.

CICS along with 2 projects is explained in the ending of the course.

After this course you will have a full overview of the Mainframe environment.

The course also covers Master the Mainframe Contest details. The contest ended on Dec 31, 2019. But you can still complete the contest and earn IBM badges.

Monthly updates: I provide monthly updates to the course. I keep adding new content to the course, so you can keep learning new things about Mainframes.

All this comes with 30-day money back guarantee.

Heard about Mainframe 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 Professional.

  • This Course is DIRECT and TO THE POINT.

  • Over 18 hours of video content and 200+ lectures.

  • 5 COBOL Assignments, 2 Mini projects in CICS and a Practice test.

  • Get all the presentations in the course, so you don't have to take notes while watching the lectures.

  • I also UPDATE this course periodically to include even more Videos. New Resources and Articles are also added.

  • Join Over 6,200+ Students Who Have Enrolled in this Udemy Course.

  • If you ever have any questions please feel free to message me directly and i will do my best to get back to you as soon as possible!

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Build a foundation in Mainframe with this tutorial.

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

  • ISPF commands

  • TSO commands

  • JCL in detail

  • VSAM in detail

  • Basics of CICS

  • Basics of COBOL

and much much more......

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 for everything from cloud to mobile to big data and analytics. Now, there are 1.1 million customer transactions per second on Mainframes 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 over 18 hours of content, you’ll learn about the Mainframes and establish an understanding of the mainframe system.

Starting with an overview of the Mainframes, this course 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.

It will then cover JCL, VSAM, COBOL and CICS.

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 CICS.

Learn Basic DB2 on Mainframe for Beginners

Understand the DDL and DML operations on DB2.

Created by Sandeep Kumar - Founder of a Training company. IT Consultant, Coach, Mentor

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Students: 10327, Price: Free

Students: 10327, Price:  Free

Note:

This Course is NOT a DB2 DBA COURSE and is not related to Database administration. 

The Course provides the basic introduction to DB2 and trains on the DML operations on 

Mainframe. Most of the DDL operations on DB2 are carried out by DB2 DBA and this course 

gives a brief introduction of DDL operations which Mainframe Developer should be aware of.

Why should I Learn DB2  on Mainframe?

  • Most of the projects on IBM Mainframe requires DB2 Knowledge.
  • Most of the Projects uses COBOL DB2 Programs.
  • If you know DB2 , it adds value to your career and resume.

Is this Course for DB2 DBA?

No, this Course is for Developers who work on IBM Mainframe. This Course covers major DDL operations from developers point of view(not DBA's Point of view). Major DML operations are also covered. Please do not worry, if you do not know what is DDL and what is DML. This is covered in the course.

Which topics are covered in this Course?

  • This Course Covers all DML operations  for Mainframe Developers.
  • Students will get trained on how to create a table, view and index.
  • The Course teaches you - How to Insert records into table, update records, select the records from the table

Mainframe Pi: Turn your Raspberry Pi into a Mainframe

Hands on tutorial on booting Raspberry Pi for the first time and then installing Mainframe Operating System MVS on it

Created by Abhishek Rathi - Mainframe Developer | Electronics & Communications Engineer

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Students: 6146, Price: Free

Students: 6146, Price:  Free

The course has professionally made subtitles(transcripts) in English. There are subtitles in 20 languages in this course.

English, Spanish, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Hindi, French, German, Dutch, Irish, Turkish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Bengali, Dutch, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian and Thai. Raspberry Pi can be used as a Mainframe emulator.

In this course, i will first teach how to boot up your Raspberry Pi for the first time and then install MVS Turnkey operating system on it.

This can be used to practice JCL and COBOL programs. MVS turnkey system runs on the Hercules Emulator which has the OS/VS2 installed on it.

Mainframe: The Complete JCL Course from Beginner to Expert

Become an expert on JCL. Jcls are used for COBOL Programs. Procedures, Utilities, GDG and basics of TSO/ISPF are covered

Created by Sandeep Kumar - Founder of a Training company. IT Consultant, Coach, Mentor

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Students: 6068, Price: $109.99

Students: 6068, Price:  Paid

"Welcome to the Most In-Depth and Quality Content Course "Mainframe: The Complete JCL Course from Beginner to Expert" from a Real Expert with more than 15 years of Experience."

  • The Course is full of quality content which you will not find anywhere in the Internet

  • Learn from an Expert who has a passion of training

  • The Course covers Real Training with the aim to provide knowledge which is similar to corporate training.

You can download all the JCL which is used in this course.

Some of the Reviews from my students!!!!

"Sandeep, I really enjoyed the training offered: - TSO - JCL - Cobol Congratulations on the work, I have recommended the courses to several colleagues who are also starting on mainframes. Thank you"

"Excellent classes. Instructor make the session really interactive and involve lot of practical examples along with theory. The course provide in depth knowledge of JCL and it's related topic. I strongly recommend this course who is looking for serious learning of mainframe and JCL. Great Job!!!"

Join this course which is the best seller JCL Course on UDEMY. I will Code lot of JCL along the way!!!

"This the Best Seller Course on Udemy"

“There’s a reason this course is a bestseller and highest rated on Udemy...”

Want to understand JCL with no previous coding experience and are confused on joining which course on JCL to understand from the basics to advanced level?

You have come to the right place. This is the most complete and in depth Course on JCL considered in UDEMY. If you do not believe me, Please have a look at the Course content carefully and ask few questions from yourself?

  • Is the Course taught by a real time expert? I have more than 20  years of experience as an Instructor and more than 10 years of experience on Mainframe.I firmly believe that if an Instructor does not have a good experience, he/she will flood the course with poor content.

  • Is the Course content clear and Precise? I bet you will not get a better Course content than this. Please have a look at all the courses and choose wisely.

  • Will the Course be In-depth? The Course covers In-Depth knowledge on JCL. The amount of Knowledge which is covered in this course is great.

  • How is the quality of the Content? In Mainframes, there are lot of low quality content which is spread through out the internet. Be wise in choosing the course which has the best content which is presented in a good way to provide maximum output.

  • The Course assumes no prior knowledge on Mainframes and teaches you from absolute beginners.

  • Most of my students personally messages me about their success with this Course. 

  • Once you Enroll for this Course, you get a life time access to this course and you will get all the future updates. you also get a Certification of Completion once you complete the Course.

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Do you want to start on Mainframe but have no experience on Mainframes? 

If you have some prior knowledge on Mainframes or if are a complete fresher, you are at the right place. The Course teaches you  complete JCL right from Scratch to Advanced level. The course goes one level up and provides the all the necessary information to master JCL.

What makes this Course unique and Best Seller?

Well, the course has everything you need to master JCL. If you want to build a career in Mainframe, JCL is a 'MUST TO HAVE' skill and this is the starting point of Mainframe.

There’s no risk involved in taking this Course!

This course comes with a 30 day money-back guarantee. I am sure that this is the best course on JCL and you can compare the content which is provided in this course against any JCL Course and I guarantee you that you will not get such a good structured content anywhere. Still, if you are not completely satisfied with the course, please let us know and we will provide the refund without asking any question.

What if you are stuck?

I personally answer all the questions which is asked here. If you are stuck anywhere, ask a question or you can message me directly and i will answer all your doubts.

Are you getting updated content?

Yes, I keep updating the content always to make sure, i provide all the information to my students.

Once you enroll for this course -

  1. You will create multiple JCLs(Job Control Language)

  2. You will be able to compile a COBOL program using a JCL.

  3. You will be able to execute a COBOL program through JCL.

  4. You will master the 3 statements in JCL.

  5. You will understand how to check the status of JOBS in SPOOL(SDSF).

  6. You will master more than 20 keyword and positional parameters

  7. You will get the source code of more than 20 important utilities.

Mainframe: The Complete COBOL Course From Beginner To Expert

Become an Expert on COBOL Programs by coding it. Run COBOL Programs with JCL. Basic TSO/ISPF operations are also covered

Created by Sandeep Kumar - Founder of a Training company. IT Consultant, Coach, Mentor

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Students: 5932, Price: $129.99

Students: 5932, Price:  Paid

'Udemy COBOL Course with best ratings and review-Best Seller'.

-> Get the COBOL Certification which you can showcase in your CV.

-> Best  COBOL Online Training ever.

Join this course which is the best COBOL course on UDEMY. I will Code everything along the way!!!

"This the Best Seller Course on Udemy and it is also the highest Rated course on Udemy"

“There’s a reason this course is a bestseller and highest rated on Udemy...”

Some of the Reviews from my students!!!!

"After taking the full Course, I guess it has all the necessary information. Really appreciate the hard work put in by the Instructor. I never thought that Mainframes will be easy."

"Sandeep, I really enjoyed the trainings offered: - TSO - JCL - Cobol Congratulations on the work, I have recommended the courses to several colleagues who are also starting on mainframes. Thank you"

"perfect course for COBOL"


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Do you want to start on COBOL but have no experience on COBOL? 

If you have some prior knowledge on COBOL or if are a complete fresher, you are at the right place. The Course teaches you COBOL right from Scratch to Advanced level.

What makes this Course unique and Best Seller?

Well, the course have everything you need to master COBOL Programming. If you want to build a career in Mainframe, then COBOL is a 'MUST TO HAVE' skill.

There’s no risk involved in taking this Course!

This course comes with a 30 day money-back guarantee. I am sure that this is the best course on COBOL and you can compare the content which is provided in this course against any COBOL Course and I guarantee you that you will not get such a good structured content anywhere. Still, if you are not completely satisfied with the course, please let us know and we will provide the refund without asking any question.

What if you are stuck?

I personally answer all the questions which is asked here. If you are stuck anywhere, ask a question or you can message me directly and i will answer all your doubts.

Are you getting updated content?

Yes, I keep updating the content always to make sure, i provide all the information to my students.

Is CICS Included in this course?

No, this course does not include CICS at this point of time.

The Course is a complete COBOL course -

  1. The course starts from Introduction of COBOL, history and versions of COBOL

  2. Data types, Structure and various level clause are covered in detail

  3. Complete demonstration of executing a program is shown

  4. How to compile and execute a program is covered with ease.

  5. All 4 DIVISIONS of COBOL are illustrated, edited, documented and defined.

  6. Most of the programs are coded while explanation and tested and debugged in front of you.

  7. The Quality ad Quantity of the course is great. It covers all the topics in COBOL starting from Scratch.

  8. Basic details of TSO/ISPF and JCL is also included along with COBOL.

  9. Multiple programs have been coded, assembled and aligned to suit the theory part which we covered.

The Complete Job Control Language (JCL) Course.

Mainframe JCL Procedures, SORT, GDGs, Libraries, Utilities such as IEBCOPY, IEBGENER etc are explained in detail.

Created by Abhishek Rathi - Mainframe Developer | Electronics & Communications Engineer

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Students: 5230, Price: $109.99

Students: 5230, Price:  Paid

Welcome to the most elaborate and detailed course about Mainframe JOB CONTROL LANGUAGE (JCL) on the whole internet.

This course has been the bestseller and top reviewed course about JCL on Udemy. I have exclusively built this course for UDEMY platform.

You will get:

  1. JCL from scratch to advanced level.

  2. Lectures in whiteboard animation format.

  3. 50+ JCL programs along with code. You can download these programs as well.

  4. Monthly updates on new programs added to the course.

  5. Professionally made subtitles(transcripts) in English. There are translated subtitles in 20 languages as well.

English, Spanish, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Hindi, French, German, Dutch, Irish, Turkish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Bengali, Dutch, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian and Thai.

*****For this course I have made some whiteboard animation videos to make learning easy***********

The lectures which have whiteboard animation are: BATCH PROCESSING, JCL Overview.

Because of this, you can learn these topics easily.

I have also attached all the presentations in this course so you do not have to take notes while watching the lectures.

I also have attached all the JCL programs used in this course.

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This is a practical JCL tutorial on a Mainframe computer. You have a basic understanding of Mainframe systems but not sure how to start coding? This course will teach you what you need to know. This is the first step for anyone who wants to start coding Programs on Mainframe systems so you can start a new career as a Mainframe Professional.

  • This Course is DIRECT and TO THE POINT.

  • Over 8+ hours of video content, with presentations and code used in the course.

  • I also UPDATE this course periodically to include even more Videos and Projects. New Resources and Articles are also added.

  • If you ever have any questions please feel free to message me directly and i will do my best to get back to you as soon as possible!

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Build a foundation in Mainframe with this tutorial.

You will Learn:

  • What a JCL is.

  • The various Statements and how to code them in a JCL Program.

  • Running and diagnosing JCL programs on a Mainframe

  • Procedures used in JCL

  • Different utilities of JCL

  • Generation Data Group

  • Parameters used in JCL

  • Conditional processing in JCL

  • Various Utilities used in JCL

  • SORT

and much more.......

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 for everything from cloud to mobile to big data and analytics. Now, there are 1.1 million customer transactions per second on Mainframes 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, you’ll learn about the JOB Control Language on the Mainframe system.

Starting with an overview of the JCL, this course will take you through the types of statements used in JCL.

With these basics mastered, the course will take you through the different operation that you can do on a dataset, will introduce the GDG and its use in the Mainframe systems.

You will then learn SORT using IMDB dataset.

Upon completion you will be literate in JOB Control Language, understand how a JCL program is coded and executed on a Mainframe.

Mainframe : The Complete TSO/ISPF from Beginner to Expert

Best TSO/ISPF Course. TSO and ISPF commands are explained in detail. Simplified COBOL covered as bonus along with JCL.

Created by Sandeep Kumar - Founder of a Training company. IT Consultant, Coach, Mentor

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Students: 4563, Price: $99.99

Students: 4563, Price:  Paid

"Welcome to the Most In-Depth and Quality Content Course of TSO/ISPF from a Real Expert with more than 15 years of Experience."

  • The Course is full of quality content which you will not find anywhere in the Internet
  • Learn from an Expert who has a passion of training
  • The Course covers Real Training with the aim to provide knowledge which is similar to corporate training.

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Some of the Reviews from my students!!!!

"Sandeep is a great Instructor and the course gives a great beginning to my career on mainframes."

"I have zero experience on Mainframe. This Course starts with basics and provide relevant examples which i can apply straight away in my job. Thanks for creating such a great Course. Looking forward to other Courses from you."

"EI instructor conoce mucho acerca del tema, no es ningún improvisado. La manera de abordar los temas totalmente puntuales. Personalmente soy muy Exquisito con cursos Online y este curso lo considero muy bueno. Sugiero mejorar los subtítulos y mejorar la dicción (si se le entiende pero podría mejorar). Continuare con JCL . Saludos"


Join this course which is the best TSO/ISPF course on UDEMY. I will Code all the TSO/ISPF commands along the way!!!

"This the Best Seller Course on Udemy"

“There’s a reason this course is a bestseller and highest rated on Udemy...”

Want to begin your career on Mainframe with no previous coding experience and are confused on joining which course on TSO/ISPF to understand from the basics to advanced level?

You have come to the right place. This is the most complete and in depth Course on TSO/ISPF considered in UDEMY. If you do not believe me, Please have a look at the Course content carefully and ask few questions from yourself?

  • Is the Course taught by a real time expert? I have more than 15  years of experience as an Instructor and more than 10 years of experience on Mainframe.I firmly believe that if an Instructor does not have a good experience, he/she will flood the course with poor content.
  • Is the Course content clear and Precise? I bet you will not get a better Course content than this. Please have a look at all the courses and choose wisely.
  • Will the Course be In-depth? The Course covers In-Depth knowledge on TSO/ISPF. The amount of Knowledge which is covered in this course is great.
  • How is the quality of the Content? In Mainframes, there are lot of low quality content which is spread through out the internet. Be wise in choosing the course which has the best content which is presented in a good way to provide maximum output.
  • The Course assumes no prior knowledge on Mainframes and teaches you from absolute beginners.
  • Most of my students personally messages me about their success with this Course. One of my students even surprised me saying - After taking up this Course, I knew even more TSO/ISPF command than my seniors.
  • Once you Enroll for this Course, you get a life time access to this course and you will get all the future updates. you also get a Certification of Completion once you complete the Course.


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Do you want to start on Mainframe but have no experience on Mainframes? 

If you have some prior knowledge on Mainframes or if are a complete fresher, you are at the right place. The Course teaches you  complete TSO/ISPF right from Scratch to Advanced level. The course goes one level up and provides the basic introduction of COBOL, JCL, VSAM and DB2

What makes this Course unique and Best Seller?

Well, the course has everything you need to master TSO/ISPF commands. If you want to build a career in Mainframe, TSO/ISPF is a 'MUST TO HAVE' skill and this is the starting point of Mainframe. The Course gives you a path to learn COBOL, JCL, VSAM and DB2 as well.

There’s no risk involved in taking this Course!

This course comes with a 30 day money-back guarantee. I am sure that this is the best course on TSO/ISPF and you can compare the content which is provided in this course against any TSO/ISPF Course and I guarantee you that you will not get such a good structured content anywhere. Still, if you are not completely satisfied with the course, please let us know and we will provide the refund without asking any question.

What if you are stuck?

I personally answer all the questions which is asked here. If you are stuck anywhere, ask a question or you can message me directly and i will answer all your doubts.

Are you getting updated content?

Yes, I keep updating the content always to make sure, i provide all the information to my students.

Once you enroll for this course-

1) Learn how to connect to Mainfame

2) Learn more than 100 TSO/ISPF commands with real time examples.

3) Course empowers students to learn COBOL and JCL as well.

4) Basic COBOL, JCL, VSAM and DB2 training is provided as a supplementary topics to all my students.

5) Students will be able to perform TSO/ISPF operations by creating a COBOL and JCL.

6) Create a strong knowledge base on TSO/ISPF and apply in your project.

7) Think when you need to apply a particular TSO/ISPF command.

8) Practice all major Line commands in a PDS or PS

9) Create a PS and PDS file.

10) Build your own set of keys

11) You will be able to perform most of TSO/ISPF operations inside a file

12) Save at least 20% of your daily time which you consume to perform TSO/ISPF operations.

Mainframe: Code DB2 on COBOL Programs for Absolute Beginners

Master the DDL and DML operations on DB2. Code multiple COBOL DB2 Programs. Master the concept of Cursors on DB2

Created by Sandeep Kumar - Founder of a Training company. IT Consultant, Coach, Mentor

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Students: 4103, Price: $109.99

Students: 4103, Price:  Paid

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This Course is NOT a DB2 DBA COURSE and is not related to Database administration 

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Why should I Learn DB2  on Mainframe?

  • Most of the projects on IBM Mainframe requires DB2 Knowledge.
  • Most of the Projects uses COBOL DB2 Programs.
  • If you know DB2 , it adds value to your career and resume.

Is this Course for DB2 DBA?

No, this Course is for Developers who work on IBM Mainframe. This Course covers major DDL operations from developers point of view(not DBA's Point of view), DML Operations, Keys, Index and executing COBOL DB2 Programs.

Does this course covers any CICS?

At this moment, this course does not cover any topic related to CICS. 

Which topics are covered in this Course?

  • This Course Covers DB2 operations on COBOL programs for Mainframe Developers.
  • Students will get trained on how to execute a COBOL DB2 Program.
  • The concept of DB2 cursors are covered in detail.
  • Major DDL and DML operations are illustrated with lots of examples.
  • The concept of Keys and Indexes are covered with examples.

The history of the DataCenter – Mainframes to Virtualization

A beginners guide to the technologies and types of hardware and servers used in DataCenters and Computer Rooms

Created by Jason Meers - Customer Engineer @ Google (Ex VMware)

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Students: 1381, Price: Free

Students: 1381, Price:  Free

A four part journey going back through filing cabinets and mainframes, through different types of computer hardware, different types of computers and operating systems, the Dot Com era, server-sprawl right through to modern virtualization.

A good place to start and get some background information if you are also looking at modern virtualization and cloud technologies, and would like to see where this all started

Mainframe – COBOL DB2 – Basic to Advance Level

Complete COBOL DB2 Training from Queries to Programming with Real Time Concepts explained in simple way

Created by Vijay Kumar - IBM Mainframe Developer / Architect

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Students: 248, Price: $44.99

Students: 248, Price:  Paid

First I would like to thank you! on landing on to this Course and Congratulations for opting this course.

Here I'm going to explain the IBM Mainframe classes in a very simple way with a practical oriented Sessions. I have tried my best! to cover all different topics that are being used in the Real time which makes you a feel like a class room session and I hope you will enjoy this journey on learning of the Mainframe Course with in a couple of days .

This course is intended for all the levels that can be starting from a Student or Fresher who is just passed out from his graduation or the people who have joined their carrier as Mainframe Developer or people who want to refresh or Upgrade there skill set on mainframe.

Yes, you are in a right! place on selecting this course and I will be available to address all your queries, support and guide in all the ways that i can during this course of journey.

One and only motive is to teach the Mainframe in a Very simple way.

Course Covers with the following Topics.

Introduction to Mainframe

  • DB2 From Scratch to  Advanced

  • SQL Queries

  • QMF Tool

  • Cobol DB2 Programming

  • Real Time Examples

  • Practical Oriented

Happy Learning!!

Automation on Mainframe using Rexx

Rexx Programming [Full Course to create customized tools like SAVE, Change, Find and etc..]

Created by Venkateswarlu A - Mainframe Developer and Automation specialist

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Students: 40, Price: $79.99

Students: 40, Price:  Paid

The below are the topics are covered as part of this course:

  1. Introduction to Rexx

  2. Writing and Running a REXX Exec

  3. Rexx Basics/Components of Rexx

  4. Using Variables and Expressions

  5. Control Instructions:

    1. IF

    2. SELECT

  6. Looping Instructions:

    1. DO

    2. DO FOREVER

    3. LEAVE

    4. DO WHILE

    5. DO UNTIL

  7. Parse

  8. User-defined functions

  9. System supplied functions

  10. Trace i.e Debugging Rexx program

  11. Introduction to Compound Variables

  12. Introduction to Stack and Queue

  13. File Handling in Rexx:

    1. Different ways of creating files,

    2. Rename the file name

    3. Delete the file

    4. Copy the data from one file to another file

    5. Read the data from a sequential file

    6. Read the data from Member of PDS

  14. Demos on Automation tools creations

  15. Macros

    1. Demo on tools creation using Macros

All the Rexx programs also added in the resources section.

The course is designed in such a way that you can able to create tools/automate your tasks once you are done with this course.

About REXX:

The REXX language is a versatile general-purpose programming language that can be used by new and experienced programmers. This course for programmers who want to learn the REXX language.

That Rexx is easy to learn and use does not mean that it has limited features or is some sort of “beginner’s language.” Rexx competes, feature for feature, with any of the other major scripting languages. If it didn’t, it certainly would not be the primary scripting language for mainframes, nor would it have attained the widespread use it enjoys today on so many other platforms. Nor would there be many hundreds of thousands of Rexx users distributed around the world.*

Ease of use and power traditionally force language trade-offs. It is easy to get one without the other, but difficult to achieve both. Rexx is specifically designed to combine the two. It achieves this goal through  these principles:

  • Simple syntax

  • Small command set, with functions providing the power

  • Free-form language

  • Consistent, reliable behavior

  • Modularity and structured programming

  • Fewer rules

  • Standardization

Introduction to Mainframe and TSO & ISPF

TSO/ISPF Module

Created by Venkateswarlu A - Mainframe Developer and Automation specialist

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Students: 24, Price: $19.99

Students: 24, Price:  Paid

This course is designed:

  • For Beginners – who want to learn Mainframe from scratch.

  • To Learn Mainframe, TSO/ISPF is the first step.

  • Anyone who wants to start their career on Mainframe.

Topics as part of this course:

  • Intro to Mainframe

  • Difference between Batch and Online Applications

  • Subsystems

  • Emulator configuration, Logon and Logoff

  • Introduction to TSO and ISPF panels

  • ISPF options 3.2

  • ISPF 3.3 COPY and MOVE

  • ISPF  3.4 option: Datasets list

  • TSO Commands

  • LINE commands

The above-mentioned topics covered practically on the Mainframe system in this course.

Mainframe?

The computers used in large organizations to manage critical applications such as bulk data processing, enterprise resource planning and transaction processing is called mainframe computers. ... Mainframe is a technology where the requests received are processed fast and sent to the related processor cards.

TSO?

Time-Sharing Option (TSO) allows users to create an interactive session with the z/OS  system. TSO provides a single-user logon capability and a basic command prompt interface to z/OS.

ISPF?

ISPF is the shorthand for Interactive Search and Display Facility and this is a software that provides the dialog management service and users can directly use the menus to perform the required operations.

The commands that can be used in TSO can be entered via ISPF Panel and this panel has Action Bars, Program Menus Point and Shoot Field, Selection Fields and, Function Keys.

Mainframe: CICS [Full Course]

This course is combination of COBOL, CICS, DB2 and File Handling concepts and Practical oriented Course

Created by Venkateswarlu A - Mainframe Developer and Automation specialist

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Students: 10, Price: $79.99

Students: 10, Price:  Paid

In this course, You will able to learn CICS course practically, and below are the topics:

  1. Introduction to CICS

  2. How to design MAPS using BMS macros

    1. DFHMSD, DFHMDI, DFHMDF

  3. 4 Maps/Screens creation will be covered in this course

  4. MAPs compile process

  5. IBM CICS tables:

    1. PPT

  6. IBM CICS transactions:

    1. CEMT, CECI, CESN, CESF and CEDA

  7. Different types of programs

    1. Non-Conversation programs

    2. Conversation programs

    3. Pseudo conversation programs

  8. How to write COBOL + CICS online application program

    1. SEND command, Receive command

  9. COBOL + CICS Program compilation process(Translator, Compile and Link-Edit)

  10. IBMS CICS tables:

    1. PPT, PCT, RCT, FCT & etc..

  11. CICS supplied transactions:

    1. CEDA, CEMT, CECI, CESF, CESN, CEDF

  12. How to write Conversation programs

    1. COBOL+CICS program with Map combination

  13. Function Keys implementation

  14. XCTL, LINK, DFHCOMMAREA, RETURN with transaction-id

  15. Pseudo conversation program implementation ( Technique 3 )

  16. File Handling in CICS

    1. Write, Read, Delete, Update, Sequential Read ( READPREV, READNEXT)

  17. DB2 handling in CICS

    1. Insert, Update, Delete, Select commands

What is CICS?

CICS stands for Customer Information Control System. It is a general-purpose transaction processing subsystem for the z/OS operating system. CICS provides services for running an application online, by request, at the same time as many other users are submitting requests to run the same applications, using the same files and programs.

CICS manages the sharing of resources, the integrity of data and prioritization of execution, with fast response. CICS authorizes users, allocates resources (real storage and cycles), and passes on database requests by the application to the appropriate database manager (such as DB2). We could say that CICS acts like, and performs many of the same functions as the z/OS operating system