ABCs of IBM z/OS System Programming Volume 1

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 07 November 2017, updated 22 January 2018

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ISBN-10: 0738442763
ISBN-13: 9780738442761
IBM Form #: SG24-6981-04
(118 pages)

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Authors: Lydia Parziale, Luiz Fadel, Stanley Jon


The ABCs of IBM® z/OS® System Programming is a 13-volume collection that provides an introduction to the z/OS operating system and the hardware architecture. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced system programmer, the ABCs collection provides the information that you need to start your research into z/OS and related subjects.

Whether you want to become more familiar with z/OS in your current environment, or you are evaluating platforms to consolidate your online business applications, the ABCs collection will serve as a powerful technical tool.

Volume 1 provides an updated understanding of the software and IBM zSeries architecture, and explains how it is used together with the z/OS operating system. This includes the main components of z/OS needed to customize and install the z/OS operating system. This edition has been significantly updated and revised.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. The World of IBM Z
Chapter 2. The z/OS system programmer
Chapter 3. TSO/E, ISPF, JCL, and SDSF
Chapter 4. z/OS maintenance concepts
Chapter 5. z/OS storage concepts

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