Application programmers or system programmer trainees familiar with the concepts of an operating system environment.
Through a series of lectures and classroom workshops, the attendee develops an understanding of the contents of and approaches to resolving memory dumps.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Determine the environment at the time of an ABEND through Control Blocks analysis and register saving conventions
- Describe the relationship between I/O Control Blocks
- Describe the contents and layout of Linkage Editor listings
- Summarize the debugging techniques discussed and demonstrated
Must have attended TSO/ISPF, MVS JCL LEVEL 1, and ASSEMBLER LEVEL 1 or attained a level of competence with TSO/ISPF, MVS JCL and Assembler described therein.