Friday, October 21, 2005

Useful Links and Books on Mainframes

LINKS

Mainframe Sites
http://www.ibmmainframes.com/
http://www.mainframeforum.com/
http://www.mvshelp.com/
http://www.mvsforums.com/
http://www.tsotimes.com/
http://www.theamericanprogrammer.com/
http://www.oberoi-net.com/mainframe.html
http://www.xephon.com/mfm/
Mainframe Help1
Mainframe Help2
http://ibmmainframetraining.com/
IBM Utilities

Yahoo Groups
MVSQuest
Mvstips
Mainframe_Revolution

COBOL
COBOL Course
COBOL Compiler
About comp-4, comp-5, comp-6

JCL
IBM's JCL Reference
IBM's JCL User Guide

DFSORT
IBM Manual for DFSORT
ICETOOL Manual

DB2
IBM Manual for DB2
http://www.dbazine.com/
http://www.db2mag.com/
http://www.db2click.com/
www.craigsmullins.com/articles.htm
http://www.sqlcourse.com/
http://www.mysql.com/
DB2 vs VSAM
DB2 Certification
SQL Tips

VSAM
Brief history and an overview of the VSAM

CICS
CICS History
CICS Application Programming Reference

TSO & ISPF
TSO & ISPF FAQ
IBM Manual for ISPF
ISPF Return Codes

REXX
IBM Manual for REXX
REXX Tutorial
REXX Manual
REXX Summary
Use of Messages in REXX Panels
REXX FAQ
BATCHPDF: Create JCL to run ISPF in Batch

GENERAL
Sysmessage Lookup
Disk Capacity
Why Mainframes Rarely Crash?

BOOKS

COBOL

  1. COBOL by Roy & Dastidar

  2. Structured COBOL by Stern & Stern

  3. Cobol Application Debugging Under MVS: Cobol and Cobol II by Alan Friend
JCL

  1. OS/390 and z/OS JCL by Raul Menendez and Doug Lowe (published by Murach).

  2. zOS JCL by Gary DeWard Brown

  3. The MVS JCL Primer (J Ranade Ibm Series) by Saba Zamir, Chander Ranade
DB2

  1. DB2 Developer's Guide by Craig S Mullins

  2. An Introduction to DB2 for OS/390, Version 7 by Susan Graziano Sloan and Ann Kilty Hernandez.
CICS

  1. CICS Debugging; Dump Reading; Problem Determination by Phyllis Donofrio

2 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

great site..can you provide rexx panel coding tips ? any manuals..pls let me know

7:35 AM  
Anonymous sneha said...

have u read all the above books??

9:31 PM  

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