DFSMS Implementation

DFSMS Implementation Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

This course provides the skills required to plan and implement Data Facility Storage Management Subsystem (DFSMS). A step-by-step implementation strategy, emphasizing coexistence considerations, is reinforced by hands-on labs. In the hands-on labs, students will be creating constructs as well as coding ACS routines. This milestone approach includes managing temporary and permanent data sets. The course also discusses exploitation of functions provided by DFSMS as the installation evolves to the DFSMS environment.

Next Class Dates

Dec 11, 2017 – Dec 15, 2017
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM ET

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Intended Audience for this DFSMS Implementation Course

  • » This is an intermediate course is for personnel responsible for developing and implementing effective storage management techniques using DFSMS.

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DFSMS Implementation Course Objectives

  • » Establish a DFSMS configuration to automatically enforce your installation's storage management policies
  • » Convert service level requirements into appropriate parameters for data class, storage class, management class, and storage groups
  • » Create and test automatic class selection (ACS) routines
  • » Convert volumes and move data to system-managed volumes with data
  • » facility data set services (DFSMSdss)
  • » Specify appropriate management class and storage group parameters for
  • » DFSMShsm processing of system-managed data sets
  • » Establish procedures to control, manage, and recover the storage management subsystem with ISMF and operator commands
  • » Develop a DFSMS implementation plan

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DFSMS Implementation Course Outline

      1. Day 1
        1. Welcome
        2. Unit 1 - Course introduction and DFSMS overview Lab 1 - ISMF
        3. Lab 1 - Review
        4. Unit 2 - Activating SMS
      2. Day 2
        1. Lab 2 - Activating SMS with minimal configuration
        2. Lab 2 - Review
        3. Unit 3 - Writing ACS routines
        4. Unit 4 - Managing temporary data sets Lab 3 - Managing temporary data sets
      3. Day 3
        1. Lab 3 - Review
        2. Unit 5 - Exploiting DFSMS
        3. Unit 6 - Managing permanent data sets Lab 4 - Managing permanent data sets
      4. Day 4
        1. Lab 4 - Review
        2. Unit 7 - Using NaviQuest
        3. Unit 8 - Device preparation and data movement Lab 5 - Volume and data set conversion to SMS Lab 5 - Review
        4. Unit 9 - Controlling DFSMS Lab 6 - System operations
        5. Unit 10 - Additional considerations

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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