IBM 000-Z05 : IBM System z and z/OS Fundamentals Mastery Exam
The IBM 000-Z05 (IBM System z and z/OS Fundamentals Mastery) exam is a 90-minute exam consisting of 73 questions, requiring a minimum score of 71% to pass. The exam tests an individual's knowledge of entry-level zEnterprise fundamental concepts and system programmer and other user role tasks. The test is only offered in the English language, and is proctored. The exam number for this test is Z05.
In preparation for the IBM 000-Z05 exam, individuals may use Redbook SG246366 as a resource, since the exam is based upon the materials and terminology therein. The Z05 exam tests a candidate's knowledge in such subjects as Mainframe Hardware Systems and High Availability, Working With Data Sets, Designing and Developing Applications for z/OS, Using Programming Languages on z/OS, Database Management Systems on z/OS, WebSphere Application Server On z/OS, Using SMP/E, Security on z/OS, and Network Communications on z/OS. These are general guidelines for subject matter present on the exam, and a variety of other related topics may also appear on a Z05 exam.