Introduction to iSeries Hardware and Operating System


Duration

3 - 4 hours

Overview

Audience

Personnel requiring introductory training in basic iSeries fundamentals, including operators, programmers, and end users.

Prerequisites

Basic understanding of computer technology and terminology.

Objectives

After completing this course, the student will be able to:
  • Identify iSeries Hardware.
  • Recognize the components of an iSeries system.
  • Describe the iSeries system architecture.
  • Identify the components of the iSeries Operating System.
  • Effectively manage your jobs and files.
  • Find and run system commands.

Course Content

Unit 1 INTRODUCTION TO iSERIES HARDWARE AND OPERATING SYSTEM PRETEST

Unit 2 HARDWARE

  • iSeries Server Model Descriptions

Unit 3 PERIPHERALS

  • Workstations
  • Printers

Unit 4 MEDIA and COMMUNICATIONS

  • Tape Devices
  • Communication Devices

Unit 5 OBJECT BASED ARCHITECTURE

  • High Level Machine Architecture
  • Object Based Storage

Unit 6 SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE

  • Library Objects
  • Integrated File System
  • Integrated xSeries Server
  • Single Level Storage
  • IOP Based I/O System

Unit 7 COMPONENTS OF THE iSeries OPERATING SYSTEM

  • Integrated Communications
  • Integrated Database
  • Integrated Work Management
  • Integrated Security

Unit 8 WORK AND FILE MANAGEMENT

  • Work Management
  • Libraries
  • Files (Physical/logical)
  • Device Files

Unit 9 COMMANDS AND INTERFACES

  • Finding and Running Commands
  • Running an Application Example

Unit 10 INTRODUCTION TO iSERIES HARDWARE AND OPERATING SYSTEM MASTERY TEST