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IBM Application Performance Analyzer for z/OS

Improving application performance with IBM APA

Badge Overview

Digital credentials are the future and they are here for Application Performance Analyzer (APA). Digital credentials are transforming how IBM is engaging, recognizing and managing talent. The course is designed to help z/OS systems programmers identify system constraints and assist in improving application performance with IBM APA.

DBB Badge

Badge Description

The badge holder has successfully completed the self paced online course and zTrial Lab, covering the following modules:

Upon completion of this course, students will have the foundational knowledge on following topics:

  • Module 1 – Introduction to IBM Application Performance Analyzer for z/OS
  • Module 2 – Interacting with APA
  • Module 3 – Getting Started
  • Module 4 – Working with Observations
  • Module 5 – Source-Program Mapping
  • Module 6 – Generating Variance Reports
  • Module 7 – Best Practices and Performance Analysis Strategies Part 1 of 2
  • Module 8 – Best Practices and Performance Analysis Strategies Part 2 of 2
  • Module 9 – Managing Performance Reports
  • Module 10 – zTrial and Badge Quiz
What it takes to earn this badge

Successful completion of the Application Performance Analyzer (APA) online self paced course and clearing the badge quiz assessment.

Please access the following URL to launch the course: https://learn.ibm.com/course/view.php?id=8989

You will receive your badge within 10 business days of completing the training curriculum. This badge can be obtained by any IBM employee or non-IBM employee.

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