User has successfully saved/updated preferences. Navigate to Dashboard

Basic z/OS Tuning Using the Workload Manager

Overview

Do you need to know how to establish a practical performance management program for your z/OS system? This course is designed for new performance analysts to learn to work with the Workload Manager (WLM) in goal mode. Learn concepts of WLM and performance management in the z/OS system using the WLM.

Learn how to analyze Resource Monitoring Facility (RMF) reports and implement service definitions using the WLM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF) application. The course uses z/OS hands-on lab exercises to reinforce the concepts and techniques discussed in lecture.

Hands-on labs

This course includes hands-on lab exercises. Each student team, working on their own z/OS system, will configure RMF, analyze RMF reports to find bottlenecks, and utilize the WLM dialogs to create goals and classification rules in a service definition that manages a supplied z/OS workload.

Audience

This is an intermediate course for z/OS system programmers, z/OS performance analysts, and z/OS performance administrators new to performance management for their z/OS system.

Note: ES54 is intended for individuals new to WLM and the z/OS performance area

Prerequisites

You should:

  • Understand basic MVS and z/OS operation, such as job flow through JES, job scheduling paging, swapping, dispatching controls, and I/O scheduling
  • Have a basic knowledge of the purpose of the Workload Manager's function in managing system workloads
  • Be familiar with using TSO and ISPF to manage data sets and run batch jobs

Key topics

Day 1

  • Welcome
  • Unit 1 - Tuning methodology
  • Unit 2 - Using SMF and RMF to monitor performance
  • Lab 1 - Introduction to your system
  • Lab 2 - Using RMF Monitor I and Monitor II

Day 2

  • Unit 3 - Performance impacts when running in a shared LPAR environment
  • Unit 4 - Basic system workload management (part 1)
  • Lab 3 - Implementing a WLM environment on z/OS (part 1)

Day 3

  • Unit 4 - Basic system workload management (part 2)
  • Lab 3 - Implementing a WLM environment on z/OS (part 2)

Day 4

  • Unit 5 - WLM commands, internals, and service
  • Lab 4 - Using RMF Monitor III to solve performance problems

Day 5

  • Unit 6 - z/OS DASD performance topics
  • Unit 7 - Tuning processor storage
  • Unit 8 - Miscellaneous performance topics
  • Lab 5 - z/OSMF and performance management

Objectives

  • Describe a performance and tuning methodology
  • Develop a systematic z/OS performance and tuning plan
  • Describe the factors which could affect the performance of an z/OS system
  • Use the WLM ISPF application
  • Describe the components of a service definition
  • Define workloads and service levels and classification rules
  • State which z/OS commands affect WLM operation
  • Identify the major WLM services for z/OS, including enclaves and application environments, and how they are used by DB2, WebSphere, and CICS
  • Analyze CPU performance when running in a shared LPAR environment
  • Utilize and monitor zIIP and zAAP specialty engines
  • Measure and tune z/OS DASD, processor storage, and coupling facility configurations
  • Explain the functions and facilities of RMF and SMF
  • Analyze performance bottlenecks using RMF
  • Use Workload License Charges (WLC), defined capacity and soft capping to manage software costs
  • Describe advanced z/OS environments that utilize Intelligent Resource Director (IRD), HiperDispatch, z/OSMF Workload Management, and I/O Priority Manager
  • Use the z/OSMF Workload Management (WLM) task
    • Use Performance Monitoring with z/OSMF
    • Modify a WLM service definition to meet the requirements for monitoring a specific system workload
    • Create and customize Monitoring Desktops
    • Review any issues by using the Monitoring Desktops options displays
    • Assess the performance of the workloads running on the z/OS

Related Articles:

IBM Training Blog:

Enroll

You can enroll in an instructor-led classroom at different geographic locations, instructor-led online course in any timezone or a self-paced online course.

Delivery Type

Enrollment Results:

City:

Language:

Start date on / after:

Partner:

Guaranteed to Run (GTR):

Start Date My Time Zone GTR Country City Duration Delivery Type Language Partner Action
Italy San Giuliano M.se 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom Italian TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Germany Hamburg 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German Arrow ECS/Fast Lane

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Germany Düsseldorf 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German Arrow ECS/Esciris

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Colombia Colombia 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom Spanish Global Knowledge

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Austria Wien 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German Arrow ECS/Esciris

Enroll



Skip Sign in

India Bangalore 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English Arrow ECS/Amstar

Enroll



Skip Sign in

India Pune 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Switzerland Bern 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German Arrow ECS/Esciris

Enroll



Skip Sign in

United Kingdom London (Arrow) 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English Arrow ECS

Enroll



Skip Sign in

United Kingdom Bracknell 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Germany Frankfurt am Main 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German Arrow ECS/Esciris

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Germany Hamburg 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German Global Knowledge/Integrata AG

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Austria Wien 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German Arrow ECS/Esciris

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Germany Hamburg 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

India Bangalore 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English Arrow ECS/Amstar

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Italy Roma 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom Italian TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Switzerland Genève 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom French LearnQuest/Satom IT & Learning Solutions

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Australia Melbourne 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English LearnQuest

Enroll



Skip Sign in

New Zealand Wellington 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English LearnQuest

Enroll



Skip Sign in

India Bangalore 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English Arrow ECS/Amstar

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Peru Peru 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom Spanish Global Knowledge

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Portugal 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom Portuguese Arrow ECS/Pyxis

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Austria Wien 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

India Bangalore 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English Arrow ECS/Amstar

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Switzerland Glattbrugg 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German LearnQuest/Satom IT & Learning Solutions

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Germany Frankfurt 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German Global Knowledge/Integrata AG

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Germany Krefeld 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Germany Hamburg 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German Arrow ECS/Esciris

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Germany Stuttgart 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German Arrow ECS/Esciris

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Germany Holzgerlingen 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German Arrow ECS/Esciris

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Belgium Ternat (Brussel) 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Germany Eschborn 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German Arrow ECS/Fast Lane

Enroll



Skip Sign in

France Paris 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom French Global Knowledge

Enroll



Skip Sign in

India Bangalore 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English Arrow ECS/Amstar

Enroll



Skip Sign in

France Paris 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom French Arrow ECS

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Netherlands Naarden 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Germany Garching 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German Arrow ECS/Fast Lane

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Australia Syd 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English Global Knowledge/Digital Revolver PTY LTD

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Germany München 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Austria Wien 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German Arrow ECS/Esciris

Enroll



Skip Sign in

United Kingdom London 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

India Bangalore 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Switzerland Genève 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom French TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Australia Canberra 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English LearnQuest

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Germany Berlin 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Switzerland Glattbrugg 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German LearnQuest/Satom IT & Learning Solutions

Enroll



Skip Sign in

France Paris 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom French Arrow ECS

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Australia Syd 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English Global Knowledge/Digital Revolver PTY LTD

Enroll



Skip Sign in

United Kingdom London (Arrow) 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English Arrow ECS

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Switzerland Basel 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German Arrow ECS/Esciris

Enroll



Skip Sign in

France RUEIL MALMAISON 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom French TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Switzerland Geneve 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German Arrow ECS/Esciris

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Switzerland Glattbrugg 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German LearnQuest/Satom IT & Learning Solutions

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Switzerland Glattbrugg 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German LearnQuest/Satom IT & Learning Solutions

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Poland Warszawa 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom Polish TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

New Zealand Auckland 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English LearnQuest

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Chile Chile 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom Spanish Global Knowledge

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Australia Brisbane 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English LearnQuest

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Singapore Singapore 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English Ingram Micro/Trainocate

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Netherlands Naarden 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Switzerland Genève 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom French LearnQuest/Satom IT & Learning Solutions

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Colombia Colombia 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom Spanish Global Knowledge

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Australia Sydney 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English LearnQuest

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Austria Wien 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German Arrow ECS/Esciris

Enroll



Skip Sign in

United States Redwood City 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English LearnQuest

Enroll



Skip Sign in

United Kingdom London 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

India Hyderabad 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Poland Warszawa 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom Polish TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Switzerland Genève 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom French LearnQuest/Satom IT & Learning Solutions

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Belgium Ternat (Brussel) 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Switzerland Genève 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom French LearnQuest/Satom IT & Learning Solutions

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Switzerland Rotkreuz 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

United Kingdom London (Arrow) 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English Arrow ECS

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Portugal 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English Arrow ECS/Pyxis

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Australia Syd 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English Global Knowledge/Digital Revolver PTY LTD

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Switzerland Rotkreuz 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Austria Wien 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Germany Düsseldorf 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German Arrow ECS/Fast Lane

Enroll



Skip Sign in

United Kingdom Bracknell 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Australia Mel 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English Global Knowledge/Digital Revolver PTY LTD

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Netherlands Naarden 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Australia Adelaide SA 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English LearnQuest

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Switzerland Genève 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom French TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Mexico Mexico 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom Spanish Global Knowledge

Enroll



Skip Sign in

France Paris 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom French Global Knowledge

Enroll



Skip Sign in

India Bangalore 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English Arrow ECS/Amstar

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Hungary Budapest 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom Hungarian TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Switzerland Brüttisellen / Zürich 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom German Arrow ECS/Esciris

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Australia Mel 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English Global Knowledge/Digital Revolver PTY LTD

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Hungary Budapest 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom Hungarian TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Belgium Ternat (Brussel) 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Australia Perth 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English LearnQuest

Enroll



Skip Sign in

India Bangalore 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English Arrow ECS/Amstar

Enroll



Skip Sign in

India Gurgaon 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English TechData Inc.

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Australia Mel 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English Global Knowledge/Digital Revolver PTY LTD

Enroll



Skip Sign in

India Bangalore 36 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English Arrow ECS/Amstar

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Singapore Singapore 40 Hours Instructor-led Classroom English Ingram Micro/Trainocate

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 40 HoursInstructor-led OnlineFrenchLearnQuest

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 40 HoursInstructor-led OnlineEnglishLearnQuest

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 40 HoursInstructor-led OnlineEnglishLearnQuest

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 40 HoursInstructor-led OnlineSpanishGlobal Knowledge

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 40 HoursInstructor-led OnlineSpanishGlobal Knowledge

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 40 HoursInstructor-led OnlineFrenchArrow ECS

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 36 HoursInstructor-led OnlineEnglishArrow ECS/Amstar

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 36 HoursInstructor-led OnlineEnglishArrow ECS/Amstar

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 36 HoursInstructor-led OnlineEnglishArrow ECS/Amstar

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 36 HoursInstructor-led OnlineEnglishIngram Micro

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 36 HoursInstructor-led OnlineEnglishIngram Micro

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 36 HoursInstructor-led OnlineEnglishArrow ECS/Amstar

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 40 HoursInstructor-led OnlineSpanishGlobal Knowledge

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 36 HoursInstructor-led OnlineEnglishArrow ECS/Amstar

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 36 HoursInstructor-led OnlinePortugueseArrow ECS/Pyxis

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 36 HoursInstructor-led OnlineEnglishArrow ECS/Pyxis

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 40 HoursInstructor-led OnlineFrenchGlobal Knowledge

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 40 HoursInstructor-led OnlineGermanLearnQuest

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 40 HoursInstructor-led OnlineFrenchArrow ECS

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 40 HoursInstructor-led OnlineFrenchGlobal Knowledge

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 40 HoursInstructor-led OnlineFrenchLearnQuest

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 36 HoursInstructor-led OnlineEnglishArrow ECS/Amstar

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 40 HoursInstructor-led OnlineSpanishGlobal Knowledge

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 40 HoursInstructor-led OnlineEnglishLearnQuest

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 40 HoursInstructor-led OnlineGermanLearnQuest

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 40 HoursInstructor-led OnlineEnglishLearnQuest

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 40 HoursInstructor-led OnlineSpanishGlobal Knowledge

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 36 HoursInstructor-led OnlineEnglishArrow ECS/Amstar

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 40 HoursInstructor-led OnlineEnglishLearnQuest

Enroll



Skip Sign in

 36 HoursInstructor-led OnlineEnglishArrow ECS/Amstar

Enroll



Skip Sign in

Name / Last Name: null
Course code: ES54G
Course title: Basic z/OS Tuning Using the Workload Manager

Upon submission of the enrollment request, the status will be pended. The enrollment request will be reviewed by the brand focal. Once approved, you will receive an email with the information and instructions to access the content.

Personal Information Consent for IBM Training and Skills

Business Partner Enrollment Privacy Statement


IBM Training and Skills processes the personal information to operate, maintain and provide you with features and functions that enhance the learning experience. We, at IBM, use aggregated metrics such as number of students, unique visit to site and pattern of usage to improve content and usability as well as progress reports limited to our internal brands to understand consumption of their content, any data contained in these reports is not viewable outside of IBM.


As a business partner, when enrolling in an IBM self-paced virtual classroom course or a web based training course offered at no cost, the brand admin may track your enrolment, completion, and periodically communicate with you about your progress status using the following information:

  • Your Name, Email address, and Company name, CE ID, Country

We will not use your information to send you e-mails:

  • Training and course related notices (including notices from instructor, system related notices about assignments and notifications from course related blogs and wikis).
  • Courses that may be of interest to you.
  • If you open a support ticket with the IBM Training and Skills Helpdesk, then we may contact you via email, we may retain the content of your email messages, your email address and our responses. All Personal information is held for three/3 years (name, email address, completion records), including the content of mail correspondence.

For additional information regarding IBM processing of Personal Information refer to IBM’s Online Privacy Statement:

https://www.ibm.com/privacy/details/us/en/


****FOR EU citizens****


Right to access to the stored data
If you want to request access to your data and make sure that they are accurate and lawfully entered, please send an e-mail to clmshelp@us.ibm.com with the subject line Request Access to the stored data


Right to Data portability
You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you, which you have provided, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and you have the right to transmit those data to another service provider without hindrance.


Data Erasure (Right to be forgotten)
If you want to request erasure of personal data concerning you (i.e. there is no need for processing your personal data), please send an e-mail to clmshelp@us.ibm.com with the subject line Request Data Erasure


Data Rectification
If you want to request rectification in case there are inaccurate personal data (i.e. incomplete personal data). please send an e-mail to clmshelp@us.ibm.com with the subject line Request Data Rectification


Objection to the processing
On grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time the processing of personal data concerning you, including profiling you can object at any time by sending a mail to clmshelp@us.ibm.com with the subject line Request Objection to the processing


Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the EU Member State of your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement if you considers that the processing of personal data relating to you infringes the EU GDPR Regulation.

 

Withdrawal of Consent


If you choose to withdraw your consent for this site we will remove all your information. Removal of your information includes removal of access to the site, your training records, scores, and transcripts will be deleted.


Once records are deleted it will not be possible to restore them or provide any training history.


Please click I AGREE to confirm your agreement of the processing purposes noted above, including the sharing of your name, email address, and badge information with Person VUE Acclaim for the purpose of badge administration.