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Multiple Virtual Storage (MVS)

Description:

Our Multiple Virtual Storage (MVS) test measures your knowledge of programming in an IBM Multiple Virtual Storage environment. Designed for experienced programmers and administrators, this test covers the following topics: System Abends, Job Control Language, Data Structures, Data Management, and TSO.

This test is associated with a Job Role. Please visit the Job Role Center for more details.

$49.95

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Test Outline


Concepts
Multiprogramming
Time Sharing (TSO)
Virtual Storage
Data Management
Data Set Orgs (Partioned, Indexed, Seq., Direct)
GDG
Variable Length Records
Data Structures
EBCDIC (Space, Numerics ?)
Format of Internal Hexadecimal Codes
Numerics (Packed-decimal, Binary, Display)
Job Control Language
Concatenating Data Sets
DD Stmts (JOBLIB/STEPLIB/DSN/DISP/DCB/SPACE/UNIT)
EXEC Statement (Including Passing Parameters)
JES2
Jobcard (CLASS, COND, MSGCLASS)
Parameters (Positional, Keyword)
PROCS (Catlg/Instream)+Override Stmts+Sym Params
Miscellaneous
Compiler Options
Compiling and Linking
SORT, IDCAMS, IEBCOPY, IEBGENER
System Display and Search Facility
System Abends
NOT CATLG 2
System Completion Codes
Transaction Systems
CICS (Tables=PCT,PPT,TCT); Maps
DB2 (Tables (Cols/Rows) How Relate to Files/Rcds
TSO
CLIST
ISPF (Command Line Commands; Line Commands)
ISPF (Function Keys, Edit Commands)
Submitting Jobs
VSAM
VSAM IDCAMS (Delete/Define) + Buffering
VSAM Return Codes