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DBB Fundamentals Course - Release of Version 2
Wed December 08, 2021 01:16 PM
IBM is proud to annou
ce the latest update to our DevOps Acceleration Program course catalogue,
Mainframe build in a DevOps pipeline with IBM Dependency Based Build
(also known as
. This course is a revamp of the original
course, with new and improved course content. This self-paced, online course takes roughly 8 hours to complete, and grants an official Acclaim/Credly badge upon completion which you can display to show off your achievement.
If you've already completed the original
course, you don't need to complete the new version to keep your badge, but we encourage you to take a look at the updated course nonetheless
since it includes a significant amount of new material
This course is designed to provide the learner with an introduction to IBM Dependency Based Build, and how it can be used to build traditional mainframe-based programs.
IBM Dependency Based Build
is an intelligent build system for traditional z/OS applications written in languages such as COBOL and PL/I that allows the analysis of build dependencies between objects.
this course, we wanted
make the existing content more access
ble, while also introducing new content to the course. Only a small handful of the lessons are unchanged between the two versions of the course, as most lessons are either re-worked to
improve clarity or are net-new
Some of the highlights of the new version of the course include 2 new modules;
Migrating Source Members to Git
Packaging and Deployment
30 new and revamped lessons
in the form of videos, quizzes and slide decks.
By presenting the core learning through
quality and varied text, visuals, and videos
, alongside hands-on workshop scenarios, we try to cover multiple learning styles and make the course as accessible as possible. With the power of IBM's zTrial technology, a cloud-based platform from which you can explore IBM tech with near-zero footprint on your local machine, the hands-on workshops scenarios are accessible on nearly every device.
The course is available at no-cost-to-you, and the self-paced nature of the course means that you can complete the course on your own timeframe. No fixed-time online meetings and no deadlines mean you simply progress through the course when you have time. Flexibility is the key to success in today's work, and the DevOps Acceleration team at IBM is happy to help provide this knowledge transfer in a flexible
To sign up for the course, simply click
to get a high level overview of the topics covered and understand the course objectives. Alternatively, you can directly launch the course
and begin working through the materials right away. You will be able to learn more about IBM's Dependency Based Build product, take quizzes to demonstrate and solidify your understanding, and ultimately earn the
Dependency Based Build Fundamentals
After completing the course, we want to hear from you
We hope to be able to iteratively improve upon the course even further, and that requires your feedback. Included in the course is a feedback and support form for use upon completion. Everything from small suggestions to overarching changes to the course is appreciated and valued.
If you have any questions, please direct them to firstname.lastname@example.org, and if you would like to learn more about other DevOps Acceleration Program trainings that are available, follow the link below:
We look forward to awarding your badge for completing the
Mainframe build in a DevOps pipeline with IBM Dependency Based Build course
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