Course outline

DB2 11 for zOS Implementation Workshop

Categories: Guaranteed To Run™, IBM

GK IBM LS Partner

Duration: 5 Days

This course is for installers of DB2 10 z/OS and/or migration to DB2 11 for z/OS using the Install CLIST. The participants are involved in lectures that explain DB2 11 components and pointers, and the processes used to install or migrate from DB2 10 for z/OS. To reinforce the lectures, a series of labs are provided to give each participant hands-on experience installing DB2 10 for z/OS and migrating to DB2 11 for z/OS.

Students access a mainframe environment for the labs.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  •  Prepare z/OS TSO environment to run the Install CLIST
  •  Provide appropriate parameters for the Install CLIST
  •  Execute the Install CLIST
  •  Define DB2 10 for z/OS  
  •  Define VSAM catalog and alias
  •  Define system data sets and databases
  •  Initialize system data sets and databases
  •  Define DB2 10 for z/OS initialization parameters
  •  Define user authorization exits
  •  Record DB2 11 for z/OS data to SMF
  •  Establish subsystem security
  •  Verify the DB2 10 for z/OS installation
  •  Update subsystem parameters
  •  Create a new subsystem parameter module
  •  Migrate DB2 10 for z/OS to DB2 11 for z/OS Conversion Mode
  •  Enable DB2 11 for z/OS New Function Mode
  •  Verify migration
  •  Convert the BSDS and Catalog/Directory to 10-byte RBA and LRSN usage


 The following prerequisites are suggested:

  • The basic concepts and facilities of DB2
  • The basic concepts of Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • z/OS Time Sharing Option (TSO) and the z/OS interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
  • Course CV832 Database Administration Part I or equivalent Work experience in a z/OS environment
  • Course CV852 System Administration or equivalent
  • Work experience in a z/OS environment
  • Defining and allocating z/OS data sets using z/OS job control language (JCL) or equivalent experience.

Anyone responsible for maintaining, installing or migrating DB2 10 for z/OS to DB2 11 for z/OS, or installing DB2 11 for z/OS.

  Installation preparation for DB2 10 for z/OS
  Installation CLIST
  Installing the DB2 10 subsystem
  Verification of DB2 10 with the sample applications
  Performing parameter update
  Migrating to DB2 11 conversion mode
  DB2 10 enabling-new-function and new-function modes
  Verification of DB2 11 with the sample applications
  10-byte RBA and LRSN (new)

This course is delivered by an authorized IBM Global Training Provider.
  • Guaranteed to Run™. This ensures you will attend the instructor led class or live online class you want as scheduled without any disruptive cancellations*. You book the training you need, get back to focusing on your job and are sure your training requirements will be met saving time, money and ensuring peace of mind.
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