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ABCs of z/OS System Programming

Go to and search "ABCs System Programming".
You will get both z/OS and the old OS/390 books.
For z/OS, the following links worked the last time I tried them:

Volume 1
Chapter 1. Introduction to z/OS
Chapter 3. The z/OS system programmer
Chapter 4. z/OS storage concepts
Chapter 5. TSO/E, ISPF, JCL, and SDSF
Chapter 6. z/OS delivery and installation
Chapter 7. z/OS maintenance concepts

Volume 2
Chapter 1. z/OS implementation and daily maintenance
Chapter 2. Subsystems and subsystem interface (SSI)
Chapter 3. Job management
Chapter 4. LPA, LNKLST, and authorized libraries
Chapter 5. System Modification Program/Enhanced (SMP/E)
Chapter 6. Language Environment

Volume 3
Chapter 1. DFSMS introduction
Chapter 2. Data set basics
Chapter 3. Extended access volumes
Chapter 4. Storage management software
Chapter 5. System-managed storage
Chapter 6. Catalogs
Chapter 7. DFSMS Transactional VSAM Services
Chapter 8. Storage management hardware

Volume 4
Chapter 1. Introducing z/OS Communications Server
Chapter 2. VTAM concepts for SNA networks
Chapter 3. TCP/IP stack
Chapter 4. Network connectivity
Chapter 5. IP routing
Chapter 6. z/OS UNIX, FTP, and security

Volume 5
Chapter 1. Base and Parallel Sysplex
Chapter 2. System Logger
Chapter 3. Resource Recovery Services (RRS)
Chapter 4. Global resource serialization (GRS)
Chapter 5. z/OS system operations
Chapter 6. Automatic restart management
Chapter 7. Geographically Dispersed Parallel Sysplex
Chapter 8. Availability in the zSeries and z9 environment

Volume 6
Chapter 1. Introduction to z/OS security
Chapter 2. z/OS Security Server RACF
Chapter 3. Digital certificates and PKI
Chapter 4. Kerberos
Chapter 5. Cryptographic Services
Chapter 6. LDAP
Chapter 7. EIM

Volume 7
Chapter 1. Infoprint Server
Chapter 2. UNIX System Services overview
Chapter 3. Infoprint Server customization
Chapter 4. Print Interface
Chapter 5. IP PrintWay
Chapter 6. NetSpool
Chapter 7. Infoprint Central
Chapter 8. User interfaces to Infoprint Server

Volume 8
Chapter 1. z/OS problem diagnosis fundamentals
Chapter 2. Problem resolution steps
Chapter 3. Common problem types
Chapter 4. Dump processing
Chapter 5. z/OS trace processing
Chapter 6. IPCS dump debugging
Chapter 7. z/OS Language Environment
Chapter 8. Debug and maintenance tools
Chapter 9. SDSF and RMF
Chapter 10. z/Architecture and addressing
Appendix A. IPCS tools and lab exercises
Appendix B. Using IPCS to diagnose abends
Appendix C. z/OS trace processing data
Appendix D. IPCS commands

Volume 9
Chapter 1. Products and components
Chapter 2. UNIX System Services overview
Chapter 3. UNIX System Services pre-installation requirements
Chapter 4. UNIX System Services installation
Chapter 5. z/OS UNIX shell and utilities
Chapter 6. Security customization
Chapter 7. Managing file systems
Chapter 8. zFS file systems
Chapter 9. Overview of TCP/IP
Chapter 10. TCP/IP applications
Chapter 11. z/OS UNIX PARMLIB members
Chapter 12. Maintenance
Chapter 13. z/OS UNIX operations
Chapter 14. z/OS UNIX shell and programming tools
Chapter 15. Performance, debugging, recovery and tuning
Chapter 16. Printing services for z/OS UNIX

Volume 10
Chapter 1. Introduction to z/Architecture
Chapter 2. IBM System z
Chapter 3. IBM system z10 EC
Chapter 4. System z connectivity
Chapter 5. Logical partition (LPAR) concepts
Chapter 6. Hardware Configuration Definition (HCD)
Chapter 7. DS8000 series concepts

Volume 11
Chapter 1. Capacity planning overview
Chapter 2. Performance management
Chapter 3. Workload Manager
Chapter 4. Resource Measurement Facility (RMF)

Volume 12
Chapter 1. Workload Manager
Chapter 2. WLM ISPF application
Chapter 3. WLM goal management
Chapter 4. WLM miscellaneous functions

Volume 13
Chapter 1. Job entry subsystem (JES3)
Chapter 2. Spool data sets and checkpoint
Chapter 3. JES3 job flow and scheduling
Chapter 4. JES3 spool data management
Chapter 5. JES3 initialization
Chapter 6. JES3 input service
Chapter 7. Converter/interpreter processing
Chapter 8. Main device scheduling (MDS)
Chapter 9. JES3 job scheduling - GMS
Chapter 10. WLM batch initiator management
Chapter 11. JES3 output processing
Chapter 12. JES3 and multisystem consoles
Chapter 13. MVS System Logger/JES3 DLOG
Chapter 14. RJP and NJE
Chapter 15. JES3 dynamic support programs
Chapter 16. Spool partitioning and spool recovery
Chapter 17. JES3 Monitoring Facility (JMF)

Introduction to the New Mainframe: z/OS Basics
Part 1. Introduction to z/OS and the mainframe environment
Chapter 1. Introduction to the new mainframe
Chapter 2. Mainframe hardware systems and high availability
Chapter 3. z/OS overview
Chapter 4. TSO/E, ISPF, and UNIX: Interactive facilities of z/OS
Chapter 5. Working with data sets
Chapter 6. Using JCL and SDSF
Chapter 7. Batch processing and JES
Part 2. Application programming on z/OS
Chapter 8. Designing and developing applications for z/OS
Chapter 9. Using programming languages on z/OS
Chapter 10. Compiling and link-editing a program on z/OS
Part 3. Online workloads for z/OS
Chapter 11. Transaction management systems on z/OS
Chapter 12. Database management systems on z/OS
Chapter 13. z/OS HTTP Server
Chapter 14. WebSphere Application Server on z/OS
Chapter 15. Messaging and queuing
Part 4. System programming on z/OS
Chapter 16. Overview of system programming
Chapter 17. Using SMP/E
Chapter 18. Security on z/OS
Chapter 19. Network Communications on z/OS
Appendix A. A brief look at IBM mainframe history
Appendix B. DB2 sample tables
Appendix C. Utility programs
Appendix D. EBCDIC - ASCII table
Appendix E. Class Program
Appendix F. Operator commands
Appendix G. Bibliography
Appendix H. Glossary

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