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WebSphere MQ z/OS system administration

Intended for

Those who will administer WebSphere MQ for z/OS.

Background

This is a platform dependent course and the candidate must be familiar with the functions of the target operating system. Having followed WebSphere MQ fundamentals course would also be a useful pre-requisite, but a WebSphere MQ overview section is included in this course. Some knowledge of SNA and/or TCP/IP networking is useful.

In the UK: no background is needed since the course starts with the WebSphere MQ fundamentals concepts.

Training method

This hands-on workshop class has a considerable number of practical sessions throughout.

Course leader

Koen De Backer, RSM Technology.

Duration

3 days in BE and NL; 4 days in UK.

Schedule

No public sessions are currently scheduled. We will be pleased to set up an on-site course or to schedule an extra public session (in case of a sufficient number of candidates). Interested ? Please contact ABIS.

Objectives

This workshop course covers the installation, operation, administration and support of WebSphere MQ systems and applications relating to those systems in a z/OS environment.

At the end of the course students will be able to:

  • install, configure and administer queue managers
  • define and manage WMQ objects
  • implement distributed queuing
  • implement and manage clusters
  • manage backup, logging and recovery.

Main topics

  • WebSphere MQ review

The messaging model: queues and queue managers; clients and client channels; distributed queuing and messaging channels; clusters; shared queues; application programming interfaces (MQI and AMI).

  • Getting started with WebSphere MQ on the mainframe

Libraries, modules and parameter files; MQ stubs and adapters; batch/TSO, CICS, IMS; queues, buffer pools, page sets logs and archive logs.

  • Using WebSphere MQ administration tools

CSQ6SYSP, CSQ6LOGP, CSQ6ARVP, CSQUTIL, CSQJU003, CSQJU004 and CSQOREXX.

  • Distributed Queuing

Remote queues and transmission queues; setting up, operating and testing MQ channels; debugging common channel problems; listener; dead letter queues.

  • Shared queues

When to use shared queues; how to define shared queues; how to exploit shared queues.

  • Backup and recovery

Units of recovery; logging and checkpointing; deferred writes; bootstrap datasets; restart recovery: forward recovery, backward recovery, rebuild; utilities; queue-sharing considerations.

  • Event management

Monitoring queue manager and performance events.