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Understanding How Tivoli Workload Scheduler Processes Work


3 hours


The Understanding How Tivoli Workload Scheduler Processes Work course discusses the need for workload scheduling in today's enterprise organization, and provides general information describing how Tivoli Workload Scheduler processes jobs.


Data Center operators, schedulers or support staff seeking an introduction to Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS.


  • General knowledge of the z/OS environment
  • Understanding of the batch processing environment Objectives


    After completing this course, the student will be able to:
  • Describe the purpose of Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS
  • List the individuals and teams that use Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS
  • Explain how plans are used to define work for processing

Course Content

Understanding the Role of Tivoli Workload Scheduler

Today’s Scheduling Environment
Tivoli Workload Scheduling Suite Components
Who Works With Tivoli Workload Scheduler?
Tivoli Workload Scheduling Concepts and Terminology
Communicating with the Tivoli Workload Scheduler

Processing Workloads

Using Long-Term and Current Plans
How is the Workload Processed?
Monitoring Activity Using the ISPF Dialogs
Defining Workload Definitions

Understanding How Tivoli Workload Scheduler Processes Work – Mastery Test

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