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CS 656 Introduction to Mainframe Computing

Course Description: Introduction to mainframe computer architecture, mainframe OS, server virtualization, mainframe’s special role in server-based computing and cloud computing; z/OS overview, virtual storage, workload management, I/O and data management, z/OS vs. UNIX; TSO/E, ISPF, and UNIX, working with data sets, VSAM, catalogs and VTOC’s; JCL and SDSF, I/O redirection, JCL procedures, system libraries; batch processing and JES; COBOL for mainframe computing.

Course Rotation: NY:WP;Fall


3 credits