Mainframe The Complete TSOISPF from Beginner to Expert

Best TSO/ISPF Course. TSO and ISPF commands are explained in detail. Simplified COBOL covered as bonus along with JCL.
Mainframe The Complete TSOISPF from Beginner to Expert
File Size :
6.45 GB
Total length :
10h 27m



Sandeep Kumar


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Mainframe The Complete TSOISPF from Beginner to Expert

What you’ll learn

Master the TSO/ISPF commands on Mainframe to excel in your work and project
Students will be able to create basic COBOL program and JCL and perform all TSO/ISPF operations in them.
Perform all the major TSO/ISPF operations and line commands on COBOL Program
Reduce daily work by 20% by applying these TSO/ISPF commands
Write all TSO/ISPF commands on your mainframe server and use it in your project.
Manipulate Keys to display your own custom keys
Relation between TSO and ISPF and create PS and PDS file
Change the settings in your ISPF screen
Understand library inside utilities
Effortlessly master dataset utilities
Explore deep into foreground and batch processing
Perform major operations inside SPOOL – SDSF
Advanced TSO/ISPF options – Advanced CREATE, different ways to resolve space issue, scrolling, auto fill and so on
Guided Illustration of basic COBOL Program is covered
Basic Knowledge on VSAM is covered as well
The Course also covers DB2 operations like DDL and DML as bonus lectures

Mainframe The Complete TSOISPF from Beginner to Expert


You should have a PC with internet connection
It is ideal to have a mainframe id for this course. I will also show you a free option which has certain limitation.
No Previous programming language is required


“Welcome to the Most In-Depth and Quality Content Course of TSO/ISPF from a Real Expert with more than 15 years of Experience.”The Course is full of quality content that you will not find anywhere on the InternetLearn from an Expert who has a passion for trainingThe Course covers Real Training with the aim to provide knowledge that is similar to corporate training.===========================================================================================Some of the Reviews from my students!!!!”Sandeep is a great Instructor and the course gives a great beginning to my career on mainframes.””I have zero experience on Mainframe. This Course starts with basics and provides relevant examples which i can apply straight away in my job. Thanks for creating such a great Course. Looking forward to other Courses from you.””EI instructor conoce mucho acerca del tema, no es ningún improvisado. La manera de abordar los temas totalmente puntuales. Personalmente soy muy Exquisito con cursos Online y este curso lo considero muy bueno. Sugiero mejorar los subtítulos y mejorar la dicción (si se le entiende pero podría mejorar). Continuare con JCL . Saludos”Join this course which is the best TSO/ISPF course on UDEMY. I will Code all the TSO/ISPF commands along the way!!!”This the Best Seller Course on Udemy”“There’s a reason this course is a bestseller and highest rated on Udemy…”Want to begin your career on Mainframe with no previous coding experience and are confused on joining which course on TSO/ISPF to understand from the basics to the advanced level?You have come to the right place. This is the most complete and in-depth Course on TSO/ISPF considered in UDEMY. If you do not believe me, Please have a look at the Course content carefully and ask a few questions from yourself.Does a real-time expert teach the Course? I have more than 15  years of experience as an Instructor and more than 10 years of experience on Mainframe.I firmly believe that if an Instructor does not have good experience, he/she will flood the course with poor content.Is the Course content clear and Precise? I bet you will not get better Course content than this. Please have a look at all the courses and choose wisely.Will the Course be In-depth? The Course covers In-Depth knowledge of TSO/ISPF. The amount of Knowledge that is covered in this course is great.How is the quality of the Content? In Mainframes, there is a lot of low-quality content which is spread throughout the internet. Be wise in choosing the course which has the best content and is presented in a good way to provide maximum output.The Course assumes no prior knowledge of Mainframes and teaches you from absolute beginners.Most of my students personally message me about their success with this Course. One of my students even surprised me by saying – After taking up this Course, I knew even more TSO/ISPF command than my seniors.Once you Enroll for this Course, you get lifetime access to this course and you will get all the future updates. you also get a Certification of Completion once you complete the Course. CaptionsThe Course has the most accurate Captions. Have a look.Do you want to start on Mainframe but have no experience with Mainframes? If you have some prior knowledge of Mainframes or if you are a complete fresher, you are at the right place. The Course teaches you to complete TSO/ISPF right from Scratch to an Advanced level. The course goes one level up and provides a basic introduction to COBOL, JCL, VSAM, and DB2What makes this Course unique and a Best Seller?Well, the course has everything you need to master TSO/ISPF commands. If you want to build a career in Mainframe, TSO/ISPF is a ‘MUST HAVE’ skill and this is the starting point of Mainframe. The Course gives you a path to learn COBOL, JCL, VSAM, and DB2 as well.There’s no risk involved in taking this Course!This course comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. I am sure that this is the best course on TSO/ISPF and you can compare the content which is provided in this course against any TSO/ISPF Course I guarantee you that you will not get such good structured content anywhere. Still, if you are not completely satisfied with the course, please let us know and we will provide a refund without asking any questions.What if you are stuck?I personally answer all the questions which are asked here. If you are stuck anywhere, ask a question or you can message me directly and I will answer all your doubts.Are you getting updated content?Yes, I keep updating the content always to make sure, I provide all the information to my students.Once you enroll for this course-1) Learn how to connect to the Mainframe2) Learn more than 100 TSO/ISPF commands with real-time examples.3) Course empowers students to learn COBOL and JCL as well.4) Basic COBOL, JCL, VSAM, and DB2 training is provided as a supplementary topics to all my students.5) Students will be able to perform TSO/ISPF operations by creating a COBOL and JCL.6) Create a strong knowledge base on TSO/ISPF and apply it to your project.7) Think about when you need to apply a particular TSO/ISPF command.8) Practice all major Line commands in a PDS or PS9) Create a PS and PDS file.10) Build your own set of keys11) You will be able to perform most of the TSO/ISPF operations inside a file12) Save at least 20% of the daily time which you consume to perform TSO/ISPF operations.Note:To understand the complete Mainframe, a professional must have TSO/ISPF skills on the Mainframe server


Section 1: Introduction to the Course

Lecture 1 Welcome to this course

Lecture 2 Create a goal Plan for this Course

Section 2: What are Mainframes and how to connect to a Mainframe

Lecture 3 What are Mainframe Computers?

Lecture 4 Which types of Companies uses Mainframe

Lecture 5 Understand background connection between Local Operating system and Mainframe

Lecture 6 Let us connect to MVS 3.8 on our Local computer

Lecture 7 Connect to Modern Mainframe server using an IP address other than localhost

Lecture 8 About Mainframe id

Lecture 9 Log on to ISPF from the READY Prompt

Lecture 10 How to Select ISPF and How to log off

Lecture 11 Operating systems on Mainframe

Lecture 12 Programming Languages that can be used on Mainframe

Lecture 13 Introduction on TSO/ISPF

Lecture 14 What is a job

Section 3: Lets Start with Basics

Lecture 15 ISPF Primary option Menu

Lecture 16 Details about PS and PDS

Lecture 17 Basic commands to start with

Section 4: Lets master the various Options in ISPF Primary option Menu

Lecture 18 Option 0 – To change the Settings

Lecture 19 Option 1 – 12.Display Source Data or Listings

Lecture 20 Option 2 – Use option 2 to edit a file

Lecture 21 Option 3.1 – Library inside utilities

Lecture 22 Option 3.2 – Data set utilities

Lecture 23 Option 3.3 – MOVE/COPY

Lecture 24 Option 3.4 – Dslist

Lecture 25 How to refer personal data set list

Lecture 26 Find the files in a faster way

Lecture 27 Option 3.5 – Reset Statistics

Lecture 28 Option 3.12 and 3.13 – SuperC and SuperCE

Lecture 29 Option 3.14 – Search-For

Lecture 30 Option 3.15 – Search-ForE – Extended Searchfor utility

Lecture 31 Option 4 – Foreground processing

Lecture 32 Option 5 – Batch Processing

Lecture 33 Option 15 – DB2 V10

Lecture 34 Option ‘S’ – SDSF

Lecture 35 Spool – Organizing various fields

Lecture 36 Filter jobs

Section 5: Master important TSO command in 20 minutes

Lecture 37 TSO commands – Unit 1

Lecture 38 TSO commands – Unit 2

Section 6: Perform basic and advanced TSO/ISPF operations around a program

Lecture 39 Important Line commands

Lecture 40 Sorting members inside a PDS

Lecture 41 Locate, Refresh and Reset

Lecture 42 How to play with PROFILE, NUMBER and UNNUM commands

Lecture 43 Usage of RECOVERY, CANCEL, END and CAPS

Lecture 44 Copy and Move operations – CUT, PASTE, COPY, MOVE

Lecture 45 Advanced use of CUT

Lecture 46 EXCLUDE command


Lecture 48 Find and Change commands

Lecture 49 How to repeat commands at the command line

Section 7: Advanced TSO/ISPF options

Lecture 50 ADVANCED options for moving LEFT and RIGHT

Lecture 51 Advanced usage of CREATE command

Lecture 52 Resolving space issue – Part 1

Lecture 53 Resolving space issue – Part 2

Lecture 54 Scrolling options

Lecture 55 AUTOFILL in Mainframe

Lecture 56 Must know TSO Line commands – added more

Lecture 57 Who is using the dataset?

Lecture 58 Start and Split

Lecture 59 Find a member in PDS’s

Lecture 60 Retrieving datasets one by one

Lecture 61 Short trick on Keys

Lecture 62 Alter the Stats

Lecture 63 An important note about ZOS

Lecture 64 Lets connect to Mainframe using Hercules Emulator

Lecture 65 Congratulations!!!!!

Section 8: Extras- Lets Explore COBOL

Lecture 66 Introduction of COBOL

Lecture 67 History and Versions of COBOL

Lecture 68 Structure of a COBOL Program

Lecture 69 Coding Rules in COBOL


Section 9: Extras – Variables, Literals, Figurative Constants, Data Types and more

Lecture 71 Variables, Literals and Figurative Constants

Lecture 72 Data Types in COBOL

Lecture 73 Lets understand about the General Level Numbers in COBOL

Lecture 74 Advance(Special) Level Numbers

Lecture 75 Explore a program with various level numbers in Detail

Section 10: Extras- SPOOL, DISPLAY, MOVE, ACCEPT and Creation of COBOL Program and JCL

Lecture 76 DISPLAY and MOVE in COBOL

Lecture 77 ACCEPT in COBOL

Lecture 78 Relation of ACCEPT statement with SYSIN and SYSOUT Parameter of JCL

Lecture 79 Lets create a COBOL Program and a JCL to execute it

Section 11: Extras- Introduction and Structure of VSAM

Lecture 80 Introduction to VSAM

Lecture 81 Structure of VSAM file

Lecture 82 Data Component – Control interval

Lecture 83 Data Component – Control Area

Lecture 84 Important Parameters used while creating a VSAM file

Section 12: Extras – Execute ESDS file

Lecture 85 Loading Data to ESDS file

Lecture 86 Define ESDS cluster

Lecture 87 How to Delete ESDS file

Section 13: Extras – Browsing, Viewing, Editing and much more using DITTO and File Manager

Lecture 88 DITTO

Lecture 89 File Manager

Section 14: Extras- Execute KSDS file

Lecture 90 Define KSDS file

Lecture 91 Delete KSDS cluster

Section 15: Extras – DB2

Lecture 92 Introduction to DB2

Lecture 93 Types of SQL Operations in DB2

Lecture 94 Hierarchy of DB2

Lecture 95 Data Types in DB2

Section 16: Extras – DDL operations on DB2

Lecture 96 Extras – Create a Table

Lecture 97 Extras – Create a View

Lecture 98 Extras – Alter Table

Lecture 99 Extras – Drop Table

Section 17: Extras – DML operations on DB2

Lecture 100 Extras – Insert records in Table

Lecture 101 Extras – Select Records from Table – Part 1

Lecture 102 Extras – Select Records from Table – Part 2

Lecture 103 Extras – Select Records from Table – Part 3

Lecture 104 Extras – Select Records from Table – Part 4

Lecture 105 Extras – Select Records from Table – Part 5

Lecture 106 Extras – Update Records in table

Lecture 107 Extras – Delete Records From Table

Section 18: Extras – Keys and Index

Lecture 108 Extras – Unique Key

Lecture 109 Extras – Unique Index

Lecture 110 Extras – Primary Key

Lecture 111 Extras – What is NULL, NOT NULL and DEFAULT

Lecture 112 Extras – Referential Integrity

Lecture 113 Extras – Lets code an example to understand Referential Integrity

Section 19: Extras – How to proceed after completing this course?

Lecture 114 More details about Z/OS

Lecture 115 Bonus Lecture: Let us stay connected

Anyone who wants to master TSO/ISPF can take up this course. This teaches TSO/ISPF from Scratch to Advanced level,The Course primarily focuses on TSO/ISPF but supplementary information is provided on COBOL and JCL to make sure that students are able to create COBOL and JCL and perform TSO/ISPF operations.,Anyone who wants to understand how to create a COBOL Program can attend this course,Anyone who wants to understand about JCL and want to build their own JCL can attend this course.,If you have knowledge on Mainframe then it will be beneficial but if you don’t know what are Mainframe, i have explained about mainframes at the beginning of the course,Be ready to practice all TSO and ISPF commands while i show it to you,When starting to learn Mainframe, TSO/ISPF is the first step

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Udemy | English | 10h 27m | 6.45 GB
Created by: Sandeep Kumar

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