Best Mainframe Courses

Find the best online Mainframe Courses for you. The courses are sorted based on popularity and user ratings. We do not allow paid placements in any of our rankings.

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

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

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.

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

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