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Abend-AID - Compuware

FEE: $595

Based upon a class size of six students.

Scheduling can be adjusted to employee work hours and incorporate client assignments.

There is a surcharge associated with training two or fewer students.


  • Programmer
  • System Analyst
  • IT Professional


    1. z/OS Concepts
      • Recognize the differences between debugging and testing.
      • The impact of program execution on the processor.
      • Comparison of the access methods control blocks.
      • Review the z/OS control blocks.
    2. Abend-AID for Accessing Storage Information
      • Read a COBOL source listing and identify the sections..
    3. Analyze Transaction Abends
      • Appreciate and understand the Transaction Abend codes.
      • Locate information within the Abend-AID code documentation.
    4. Debugging Logic Errors
      • Tracing loops in a program.
      • Practice debugging techniques on programs that run and produce the erroneous data.
    5. Program Structure
      • Examine the code blocks in the Register Save Area.
      • Use the TGT for locating fields and indexes.
      • Use the Linkage Map for locating the module that has caused errors.
    6. Database Support
      • Determine which SQL statements have problems.
      • Examine the PCB and DBD control blocks.
    7. SNAP-AID
      • Invoke SNAP-AID from a COBOL program.
      • Invoke SNAP-AID from an Assembler program.
      • Use SNAP-AID to Report Negative SQL codes.
    8. Diagnosing Errors
      • Determine the cause of a storage violation.
      • Locate the fields causing a S0C7.
      • Determine which passed parameters are causing a S0C4.
    9. Abend-AID DD Cards
      • Turn on the SYSUDUMP facility for a single job step.

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Effective February 27, 2012, the course dates listed on the SYS-ED schedules only will be available based upon approved and authorized user ID.

Copyright Acknowledgement: The software product(s) listed in this outline are owned and copyrighted by their respective companies. SYS-ED makes no representation regarding ownership in any of the software products that we train on.

SYS-ED courses are not intended for or open to the general public. They are intended for employees of Fortune 1000 companies, government municipalities, consulting companies, software, companies, healthcare providers. and mid-sized businesses. Individuals attending such courses will be required to execute a statement acknowledging that the employer will be paying for the SYS-ED course and that the employer has a licensed version of the software.