TX319 – IBM Workload Scheduler 9.4 Operations and Scheduling

Durée : 3 jours
Prix Public : 2 395 € HT (tarif Inter-Entreprise)

Overview

This course introduces IBM Workload Scheduler features, environment, and terminology.

  • You learn about distributed environments and how to use both the Dynamic Workload Console and command-line interfaces with Workload Scheduler.
  • You monitor production workflow and create a production day plan. Production workflow consists of job and job stream instances, designed with plan objects.
  • You manage changes to objects, the plan, jobs, events, and job streams.
  • You optimize production workflow and troubleshoot plan problems.
  • You also learn to use Workload Scheduler with classic batch scheduling and dynamic and event-driven workloads.

A noter : pour étudier Tivoli Workload Scheduler en environnement Mainframe zOS, consultez la formation TM405 (https://edu.arrow.com/fr/trainings/open/ibm-tivoli-workload-scheduler-for-z-os-9-2-scheduling-and-operations/406800/training-sheet)

Public

This course is designed for operators and schedulers who perform duties that are related to batch workload automation.

This basic course is for the following audiences:

  • New IBM Workload Scheduler users who are seeking proficiency in IBM Workload Schedulerversion 9.4 job scheduling and operations
  • Existing operators, schedulers, supervisors, and managers who are converting from previousversions to version 9.4
  • Anyone needing guidance in managing plans, monitoring workloads, or submitting jobs and jobstreams
  • Anyone needing a refresher course and introduction to the Dynamic Workload Consolegraphical user interface

Pré-requis

Before taking this course, make sure that you can use an Internet browser such as Mozilla Firefox and perform basic shell commands in a terminal emulator such as PuTTY or xterm.

Objectifs

In this course, you learn how to perform the following tasks:

  • Explain the production terminology used with IBM Workload Scheduler and its production planning process
  • Monitor production batch workload processes
  • Manage production batch workload
  • Create and modify scheduling objects
  • Schedule new workloads
  • Forecast future workloads
  • Migrate workload definitions from test to production environments
  • Create and maintain reports about production workloads

Programme

IBM Workload Scheduler Introduction

  • About Workload Automation
  • IBM workload automation offerings
  • IBM Workload Scheduler terminology
  • Workload Scheduler user interfaces
  • Getting started with Application Lab
  • Getting started with the Dynamic Workload Console
  • Connecting the console to Workload Scheduler
  • Getting started with the command-line interfaces

Using the Application Lab interface

  • Using the processes status overview page
  • Managing processes
  • Using other Application Lab functions

Monitoring Workload Scheduler production

  • Monitoring Workload Scheduler production by using queries
  • Using the Workload Dashboard
  • Monitoring system status and health
  • Monitoring plan objects
  • Using the What-if Analysis interface
  • Monitoring the plan graphically

Managing Workload Scheduler production

  • Managing the scheduling environment
  • Managing scheduling objects in the plan

Creating scheduling objects

  • Using the Workload Designer
  • Creating scheduling objects
  • Creating variables and variable tables
  • Creating prompts and resources
  • Creating calendars
  • Defining jobs

Scheduling, forecasting and migrating workloads

  • Creating job streams
  • Applying jobs to job streams
  • Setting time and date restrictions
  • Using advanced scheduling options
  • Creating job stream definitions by using composer
  • Creating and using event rules
  • Forecasting and previewing future dates
  • Exporting and importing scheduling definitions
  • Using Workload Application Templates

Reporting with Workload Scheduler

  • Using reporting features
  • Using Common Reporting with Workload Scheduler
  • Using the batch reporting utility
  • Using the preformatted text-based report utilities