Murach's OS/390 and Z/OS JCL

Murach's OS/390 and Z/OS JCL

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A thoroughly redesigned and updated version of Murach's best-selling book that makes it easier than ever to learn how to use JCL (Job Control Language) on IBM mainframes. After you learn how to use JCL for the jobs that you run everyday, you will learn the advanced JCL skills that let you get the most from your operating system. Along the way, you'll learn how to use general-purpose utilities, the IDCAMS utility for VSAM files, and Unix system services. It's all there in the unique Murach style that has been training professional programmers for more than 25 years.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 592 pages
  • 203.2 x 248.9 x 38.1mm | 1,179.35g
  • Mike Murach & Associates Inc.
  • Fresno, CA, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised edition
  • 242 b/w illus
  • 1890774146
  • 9781890774141
  • 630,101

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"Your JCL book has dispelled many of the mysteries' of the operating system, things that I have been doing without fully understanding."

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About Doug Lowe

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Table of contents

An introduction to IBM mainframe systems; OS/390 and z/OS concepts and terms; How to use ISPF to work with JCL; The basics of Job Control Language; How to use JCL and JES facilities to manage program execution; How to use JCL facilities to allocate other types of DASD data sets; How to manage tape data sets; How to manage SYSOUT data sets; How to use JCL procedures; How to process jobs conditionally; How to use RESTART and other program execution facilities; How to manage generation data groups; How to use the SMS facilities for data set allocation; VSAM concepts and terms; How to use JCL for VSAM data sets; How to use Access Method Services (AMS); How to use JCL procedures to compile and test programs; How to use the OS/390 utility programs; How to use the sort/merge utility; How to use TSO, CLIST, and REXX; How to use UNIX System Services.

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