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New and Updated Course Releases

Checkout some of our NEW and updated mainframe training courses. As a customer, you automatically receive access to these courses. Be sure to ENROLL/REGISTER for them when you access the LMS. We add and/or update courses several times per year, so check this page often!



  • New and Updated Courses Released 2nd Quarter 2018

    BMC Curriculum - NEW

    We have updated our entire BMC curriculum. The Control-M curriculum introduces this product, describing its role in today’s data processing environment. It describes how job definitions are used to schedule jobs for processing, providing in-depth details of parameters used for job scheduling, prerequisites, and post-processing. Note: The previous 3 BMC courses will be retired on June 1, 2018.


    DevOps and Agile Curriculum - NEW Course

    The Agile Fundamentals course discusses the business value of adopting an Agile philosophy, introducing a real-life software development project, and describing how Agile is used to restructure traditional software development and deployment tasks.


    Cryptography Curriculum - NEW

    We have added a new curriculum with the addition of a new Cryptography course. This course begins by discussing the evolution of encryption, describing its importance, benefits and how pervasive encryption has only recently become a viable solution for organizations looking to meet data security requirements and compliance regulations.



  • New and Updated Courses Released this Quarter

    Data Analysis, Analytics, and Machine Learning Curriculum

    We've added a new course titled "Machine Learning and Spark" to our Data Analysis, Analytics, and Machine Learning curriculum. This course is designed for those working with organisations looking to implement machine learning solutions. It is also of benefit for those looking to implement Spark on z/OS. Note: This curriculum was previously named "Big Data, Hadoop amd Analytics."


    Mainframe Application Performance Curriculum - NEW

    This course introduces sampling-based performance tools such as Compuware Strobe, IBM Application Performance Analyzer, and Macro4 FreezeFrame, which are available for z/OS environments. It describes what these tools are, the information that they provide, and how this assists with application performance tuning. It includes information on the tools currently available, performance implications when using them, and how to minimize any impact they may have on the system. It also steps through how sampling sessions can be started, and the key parameters for such sessions.



  • New and Updated Courses Released 4th Quarter 2017

    Java Curriculum

    We've added a new course titled "Java on z/OS for Java Programmers" to our Java Curriculum. The course is designed for Java programmers who need to port their skills and knowledge to Java in a z/OS environment.


    z/OS UNIX System Services - NEW

    Our entire UNIX curriculum has been updated to z/OS UNIX System Services! Students be sure to enroll for this new curriculum when you login to the LMS. Theses courses contain many new features and training benefits for UNIX users.


    zEnterprise Curriculum - NEW

    Introduction to the IBM Z Mainframes replaces the previous Introduction to zEnterprise - EC12, BC12 & zBX.


    Note: The current UNIX Curriculum and Introduction to zEnterprise - EC12, BC12 & zBX course will be retired on March 31, 2018. Students please be sure to use the new versions of these courses.



  • New Course Released 3rd Quarter 2017

    Blockchain Curriculum - NEW

    The Blockchain Fundamentals course provides you with a solid understanding of the business issues surrounding the emergence of blockchain, explaining its value and general structure. You can also earn the IBM Open Badge - Blockchain Foundations when completing this course.