Don’t Be Afraid of the Mainframe Workshop

Learn everything about the mainframe you always were afraid to ask.

Thursday May 14, 2020

Hold on to your seats! This is a one-day, fully packed, interactive learning opportunity.

What you will learn

You will learn the basics of

  • Mainframe Hardware
  • Operating Systems on the Mainframe
  • z/OS (“the Mainframe flagship operating system”) basics
  • Middleware, such as CICS, Db2 and MQ
  • Programming Languages supported on the mainframe (yes also a sniff of COBOL)
  • Integration of mainframe applications with the rest of the world
  • DevOps on the Mainframe
  • Security
  • Mainframe Software Licensing peculiarities
  • Where to find more information

This workshop is interactive and Live.

We will use a Live mainframe system to show you how things work in reality.

Enroll here

You can enroll here for just 25 euro ex VAT (30,25 incl VAT).

Seats are limited.

Currently only PayPal is supported for automatic payments (keeping things simple).

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If you do not have a PayPal account, send me an email at and we will work it out.

What’s next

After enrolling you will receive a calendar invitation with a link to the web conference facilities we will use.


If you have a question or a problem booking this course, please contact me at

About Niek

Niek is an experienced IT professional with a deep and broad technical mainframe background. Niek has published a number of redbooks on mainframe topics. He has a broad experience in IT from working in IBM as well as at many leading organizations using mainframes such as Rabobank, ING, ABN AMRO, KLM, Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds Bank and Dutch Tax. Niek is an experienced instructor and workshop lead.