Certification is an important milestone showing significant academic and/or professional achievement. In order to become an IBM Certified System Administrator - DB2 9 for z/OS, you must pass two exams. The first is your choice of either Exam 700 (DB2 Version 8.1 Family Fundamentals Exam) or Exam 730 (DB2 9 Family Fundamentals Exam). Following this is Exam 737 (DB2 9 System Administrator for z/OS Exam), the one that anyone pursuing this certification path must pass and the focus of this book.Discover the changes to DB2 9 that you'll need to know in order to be successful when taking the exam
Receive an explanation of every objective included on the test
Find sixty (60) practice questions based on the actual exam's format and approach, along with comprehensive answers to the test questions to help you gain understanding
Become aware of techniques in managing DB2 9 subsystems in a z/OS operating system environment
Provide a day-to-day reference for DB2 9 system administration
A system administrator possesses not only the knowledge of a database administrator (DBA), but also a thorough understanding of the z/OS operating system, as well as in-depth knowledge of DB2. This specialized study guide covers every topic that you need to know in order to pass Exam 737.
Inside this comprehensive guide, you’ll find an extensive set of practice questions in each chapter that closely model the actual exam, along with an answer key with a description of why the answer is the correct one. In fact, no other source gives you this much help in passing the exam. It is truly the only book you’ll need.
Each time a new release of DB2 comes out, users want to know what new features and new methods are available. These new release features of DB2 9 for z/OS are summarized inside. You’ll also find essential system administration information to install and maintain DB2 9 environments, making this book a one-stop reference for DB2 System Administrators.
With the DB2 9 for z/OS System Administration: Certification Study Guide, you will:
Chapter 1: Introduction to DB2 9 for z/OS
Chapter 2: DB2 for z/OS Overview
Chapter 3: Installation and Migration
Chapter 4: Security and Auditing
Chapter 5: System Backup and Recovery
Chapter 6: Performance and Tuning
Chapter 7: Systems Operations and Troubleshooting
Appendix A: DB2 Message Numbers
Appendix B: References
Appendix C: Answers to the Practice Questions
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Publisher: MC Press
Page Count (est.): 412
Pub Date: 7/24/2010