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About this workshop

This workshop explains the IBM i terminology and basics as well as the evolution of the Power – IBM i to any developers or persons supervising development on Power – IBM i.

Skills to be learned

  • Getting familiar with the IBM i terminology and basics

This workshop covers the following topics

  • History and evolution Power – IBM i <-- AS/400 - OS/400 
  • Power – IBM i specific features
    • Single Level Storage
    • Integrated by design
    • Object based architecture
    • Open by design
  • Evolution IBM i 
    • Database : SQL <-- DDS
    • Runtime environment : ILE  <-- OPM
    • Programming languages : RPGLE free form <-- RPGIV <-- RPGIII <-- RPGII
    • Modern development tools
  • IBM i basic concepts
    • Integrated File System 
    • Library – library list
    • Object – object types
    • Source file – member
    • Program – service program
    • File – logical and physical file <--> table, view, index
    • Job
    • Journaling – commitment control

    Course materials

    • Handouts and presentation

    Participants

    • Any developers or persons supervising development on Power – IBM i

    Prerequisites

    • There are no prerequisites for this course

    Duration

    • 0,5 day

    Rate

    • 1 day covering workshop and course materials